Time for a Little Revamp?

Time for a Little Revamp?

The following contribution is from another author.

We say little, because we know that a lot of you would fear the thought of doing anything major to your home. On the one hand, it generally costs so much money to do anything big to your home, and on the other hand, you don’t want to have to deal with the revamp itself. You might have to take time off work, things might go wrong, and it’s just generally a situation you don’t want to find yourself in! But the little revamps that you can do will make all the difference to your home.

It doesn’t necessarily mean you have to spend time away from work, or dig into your pocket so much so that you cause yourself some financial trouble. What it will do, is subtly transform your home without you possibly even realizing. It will add value to your home, and it will just help to make you feel a little bit more comfortable with the place you’re living in! So, if you know it’s time for just a little revamp, keep on reading to see what we think you should be doing to your home!

Think About The Outside Of Your Home

The outside of your home is just as important as the inside, yet so many people ignore the outside of their home, because they think that people are only concerned with the inside of it. It’s a move that you don’t want to ignore, considering the outside is the first impression you’re going to be able to give people. So, what you need to be thinking about is things like new roofing, and whether your home actually needs it. If you’ve got an old home that you know is becoming a little run down in places, it really might be worth considering whether yours needs a few tiles replacing. It can make a real difference to the outside of your home, especially if you couple it with things such as a lick of paint to the areas that need it!

Subtle Changes To The Inside

You don’t want to go and spend a fortune, so thinking about the subtle changes you can make should make all the difference. It could be something as simple as getting a new coffee table and a rug to put underneath it. Couple this with a few new ornaments, pretty candle light holders, and perhaps a new picture on the wall, and you’ve got yourself a brand new looking living room. All you really have to do for any room, is buy little things that you know are new, and it really will help make your room feel brand new!

Things You Might Have Needed For A While Now

One thing you might have needed or a while now is something added to the back garden. We’ve already said to think about the outside of your home, but that was just the first impression that the front can make. What you need is something funky for the garden to add a little bit of character to your home. You could think about things like a hot tub, which is always a good addition if you ask us!


Eric is the creator of At Home in the Future and has been a passionate fan of the future since he was seven. He's a web developer by trade, and serves as the Director of Communication and Technology for a large church in Nashville, TN (where he and his family are building a high tech home in the woods).

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