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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

3 Essential Ways to Make Your Home Bigger and Brighter

Adding space to your property can be difficult. But if you are adamant you don’t want to move, you need to think of ways that you can create more space in your house. After all, moving is expensive. With this in mind, you need to look at the space in your home to make it bigger and brighter. This can be a cheap way of renovating your property. But, it can also ensure that you have a home that is fit for purpose. After all, you don’t want to live in a cramped house.


There are three essential ways that you can make your home bigger and brighter. You don’t have to spend a fortune on achieving the illusion of more space. You need to get space-savvy and make the most of what you have in your possession.


Here is how:


Convert Your Garage


Let’s face it; our garages are usually used as rooms to store junk. We rarely put our vehicles in there. This is a huge waste of space. A garage conversion is not a costly endeavour and can add another room to your home. You can turn your garage into a study, an extra living room or a dining room. Whatever your home needs, you can use it. You can extend your kitchen, should it lead out to the garage. A big kitchen is often desirable. Think about your garage and what you use it for. Then, think of what you need in your home to give you the space that you crave. Voila! You have found your space-saving solution. If you do want to make sure that your vehicle is protected, you don’t have to give up on a garage completely. Softwoods carport kits can protect your car and give the illusion of a garage.



Add an Extension


Extensions are the easiest way to add space to your property. Whether you want an extra bedroom or more of a downstairs area, an extension is the way to do this. You need to ensure that you have the space that you need. An extension can add a lot more room to your existing property. You may need to check out your local authority and the rules and regulations on this. After all, you need to make sure that you have the relevant planning permission to complete this task.


Go Open Plan


In some cases, extending and converting space cannot be achieved. But, if you want to make your home look bigger and brighter, the key is to opt for an open plan style property. Some simply remodelling can ensure that you have the home that you want. Open plan features are now widely sought by a wide number of people. You may have an even flow of light that ensures that your home looks bigger. Knocking through walls can add a lot of space too. You don’t have to feel enclosed in your property when you opt for an open plan layout. You can adopt a smart style approach so that you don’t have to worry about a lack of intimacy or cosiness in your home. Simple fabrics can make your home look warm and inviting while still maintain the space that is needed.





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