4 Ways to Give Your Home a Fresh New Look and Feel

4 Ways to Give Your Home a Fresh New Look and Feel

The following contribution is from another author.

You may like where you live and your home but know deep down it could be more modern and with it. Instead of stressing out, be proactive and start thinking about what projects you want to tackle. The good news is that there are ways to transform your home and give it a fresh new look and feel.

While it may require hard work, time, and money to do so, you’ll be thrilled when these updates are complete, and you can enjoy your updated space. Have fun with it and take before and after pictures so you can see for yourself what a difference these enhancements make in your home. Make a priority list and budget and then follow a timeline so you can plan accordingly and follow through on these ideas.

1. Install Solar Panels

One way to give your home a fresh new look and feel is to install solar panels. You’ll not only be making a choice that’s beneficial to the environment but also your wallet. You’re going to save on energy costs when you opt for using solar energy in your home. You can price out your project and get a better idea of all the benefits by visiting www.iowaso.com. You’ll find that over time solar power pays for itself.

2. Apply New Paint & Redecorate

Another way to give your home a fresh new look and feel is to apply new paint and redecorate. Painting will go a long way in making your space appear more modern and updated. You can use paint to transform bland walls with trendy and attractive colors, make small rooms appear larger, and paint old wood trim white. Also, get rid of old décor that’s dated and is dragging down the appearance of your home. Rearrange furniture, place out plants and flowers, and hang beautiful paintings or artwork on the walls.

3. Upgrade Your Floors

You may not realize that one reason your home is looking outdated and out of style is because of the floors. Therefore, consider upgrading them to materials and styles that are popular, beautiful, and long-lasting such as luxury vinyl tile. Also, clean or replace old rugs and carpets to give your home a fresh appearance. If your floors are dingy, stained, and scratched then it’s time to invest in this important project and make your home more attractive.

4. Power Wash & Clean

You’ll be amazed at what a deep cleaning job and power washer can do for your home. Take the power washer to the garage, front walkway, and patio and quickly brighten up these areas and make them look brand new. Spruce up your home and keep it clean inside and out by getting rid of anything that’s creating clutter and making your home appear messy. It’s your chance to purge old items that you no longer need or use and to give your home a fresh new look and feel. After you’re done with the initial makeover, be sure to get on a regular cleaning schedule so you can maintain the cleanliness and keep it spotless.  


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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