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6 Ways To Update Your HBD Without Major Renovations

6 Ways To Update Your HBD Without Major Renovations

We all crave the creature comforts of a cozy, well-designed home But anyone who has done a major renovation can attest to the unexpected costs and immense mess that it creates. Have you ever thought you can also update your HBD while bypassing major renovations? Yes, many of us want updates that we can do on our own, instead of hiring professionals.

Let’s look at these 6 handy ways to update your home without tearing down walls or breaking the bank.

1. Spruce up your Bathroom

6 Ways To Update Your HBD Without Major Renovations

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Bathrooms get dirty and dingy quite quickly, so they require a renovation and update regularly. Begin a bathroom overhaul with a thorough cleaning. Yes, not a lot of fun, but the shiny result will give you new motivation to spruce-up the rest of the bathroom. Once the room is clean, look to the outdated knobs, light fixtures, vanity, faucets, and shower curtains. By simply changing out one or two of the most outdated items, you can make your bathroom look modern and new. A coat of paint can really go far in a bathroom, as well. Add striking lighting fixture and mirror to enhance overall look.

 

2. When In Doubt Just Clean and Paint

6 Ways To Update Your HBD Without Major Renovations

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It seems obvious but a clean coat of paint can take a room from drab to fab. Consider adding a punch of color on a accent wall, or just touch up your trim with a clean coat of white paint. If your home already has a fresh coat of paint, then look to other things that could use a touch-up.  Maybe paint your ceiling a cool blue, or bring new life to an outdated piece of furniture with a new coat of paint. A deep clean and a new coat of paint can go a long way when it comes to revamping our rooms without major renovations.

3. Add Easy to Install Wallpaper

6 Ways To Update Your HBD Without Major Renovations

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The new lines of removable wallpaper come in amazing patterns and graphics that makes your interior spaces look like you have hired an interior designer. These wallpapers are easily removed by simply peeling them off (without harm to the wall underneath) and most can be reused. Use suitable wallpapers for every room, like consider covering the main wall of your bedroom with a peaceful pattern, or a living room by covering one wall with a funky geometric patterned paper. This gives your rooms a visual interest.

4. Update your Kitchen Cabinetry: Drawer Pulls and Door Handles

6 Ways To Update Your HBD Without Major Renovations

Interior Design, Home Renovation Image Source: TM Designers Pte Ltd

Nothing dates your kitchen and bathrooms more than old-fashioned, worn and dirty handle pulls and knobs. There are so many ways to update your cabinetry. There are numerous finishes to choose from such as bronze, brushed nickel, aged copper, and shiny stainless.  With so many modern choices on the market it may be hard to decide what best suits your home. Don’t stress too much about the plethora of options, after all, you could always buy one or two different styles to see what works best in the room. Plus, there are not really any steadfast rules to choosing cabinet pulls and knobs. Essentially, a country kitchen can look chic and updated with very modern stainless knobs, while a modern kitchen can look cool and eclectic with more vintage-style knobs. The design choice is up to you, so get out there and start updating your kitchen and bathroom cupboards today.

5. Add new lighting to your Home

6 Ways To Update Your HBD Without Major Renovations

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Proper lighting can truly bring a room to life. There are abundant ways to brighten up your home with lights. But the best strategy is to make lighting plan in different layers. Like place a couple tall floor lamps in dark corners and watch your room come alive. Layer this lighting with lamps on side tables, making the room feel welcoming and cozy.  Then, if you want to get adventurous, you can replace all those outdated ceiling fixtures with the stunning modern masterpieces that are available on the market. Whether you keep it simple with floor lamps, or go all out and replace all your ceiling fixtures modernize your home with plenty of bright lights.

6. Create open spaces in your home

6 Ways To Update Your HBD Without Major Renovations

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Nowadays open floor plans are on the top of the list when it comes to home buying and home ownership. Homeowners want an open floor plan where the kitchen, family room and dining room share one vast open space. Also, as we all know formal dining rooms seem to be going out of style. Here is your opportunity to create space in your home, making it more appealing to you and to your visitors. How can you do this without tearing out walls, you ask? It’s simple like if you have cabinet or other bulky furnishing that is taking up a lot of space, then consider painting it a warm off-white color this will help it “disappear” into the room, tricking the eye to think the space is more airy and open. Another trick of the eye that gives the illusion of open space, is mirrors. Mirrors when placed opposite windows reflect light into the room and make the room seem more open.

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