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Dos And Don'ts For An Instant Home Makeover

Remodeling or renovating your home is a big task and there is a lot of effort and planning that goes into it. Even in a home makeover, there are certain rules that need to be followed if you really want your home to look the best. Yes, it might be a pain trying to give your entire home a makeover; but trust me, the end result will surprise you and you'll be thanking me in the end. Here a few words of wisdom about the dos and don'ts that you can do for an instant home makeover. Dos

Make Space:

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The most important rule foran instant home makeover is to throw away all the things that you don't need or you feel is taking up a lot of space.

Measure Everything:

Ensure that your measurement of the floor plans is perfect and that every drawing is accurate. Don't forget door sizes, stairwells, and elevators.

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Reuse, Reupholster, Restore:

Whether it's adding new fabrics, curtains, reusing old jars or restoring old furniture, by painting and adding some new finishes, can instantly liven up your room.

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Brighten The Ambience:

[caption id="attachment_17073" align="alignnone" width="366"]Adequate lighting can also bring about a big change to your space Adequate lighting can also bring about a big change to your space.[/caption]

Placing fresh flowers in your newly renovated space can bring about some freshness to the room. Adequate lighting can also bring about a big change to your space. Do Some Artwork: You could paint your wall or add wallpaper to it. If you feel the need to do some artwork on the wall, go right ahead; it will change the look of your home completely.   Don'ts

Throw The Receipts:

Keep all receipts for everything. You will need them for any possible returns later and for tax purposes.

Paint The Walls:

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Painting the walls should only be done when all your work is entirely over. It should be the last thing on your mind.

Floors Exposed:

[caption id="attachment_17075" align="alignnone" width="350"]Never leave any floor exposed. it can be dangerous. Never leave any floor exposed. it can be dangerous.[/caption]

Don't ever leave the floors exposed. You are asking for trouble, and it can very well be an accident prone area. Ensure you cover all floors during renovation.

Timing Is Key:

Give yourself PLENTY of time for a project… especially if it involves tearing down walls. What if during the process you suddenly hit a bump and work comes to a halt. To avoid such problems, it's always better to take your time and complete the project.

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Don't Buy Furniture Just To Buy Furniture:

Don't buy too much of furniture, otherwise you'll end up with a cramped space that is not comfortable. It's better to figure out the seating you need for the number of people in your household. Now you know that whole bunch of patience and understanding is required while you're doing your home makeover. These simple things make a very big difference. Good luck with your projects :)


 

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