5 Requirements That Your House Needs To Be Modernized

5 Requirements That Your House Needs To Be Modernized
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    Homeownership is a dream for almost everyone.

    We save up for years and years to finally buy our own house, but it can be hard to find the balance between functionality and luxury.


We all start with small budgets for DIY and renovation projects, but in the end, we all want a modern home. Luckily, there are ways you can get a modern looking house without breaking the bank.

This article will list some of the requirements that your home needs to be modernized.

Paint effects lighting

Most people don’t realize that paint colors can alter the perceived size of a room. Lighter colors will brighten up a space, while darker colours will make it seem smaller and more intimate.

Lighting also plays a crucial role in modern design. By using brighter colours on the walls, you can create a room that will appear larger than it is. Bright-colored walls also help reflect light better and therefore increase the amount of natural light coming into the room. A great way to add more light to your home is by installing skylights above rooms that don’t get a lot of natural light already.

Kitchens and storage

One of the biggest problems in any home is storage space. No matter how much storage there is, it’s never enough! One innovative idea for kitchen storage is to use open shelves instead of upper cabinets.

That creates an open and airy feeling in the room, especially if you paint the back wall a contrasting color to create a focal point.

It’s also possible to create more counter space by building a narrow island in the middle of the room for food preparation. For example, you can use part of a table or desk that doesn’t get much use as an island.

Bathroom renovation

The important thing on the list is a bathroom renovation. Your bathroom must be updated and look fresh. If you do not want to go through all of the trouble of renovating a bathroom from scratch, then consider hiring a designer to take care of this job for you.

The most popular place in the house where people want to renovate is their bathroom. It’s the room that often receives the least amount of attention, and it tends to reflect how much it has been ignored.

Fortunately, you can find many bathroom renovation ideas on the internet – from changing fixtures to changing flooring and walls. Modern bathrooms are bright, clean and refreshing places to get ready for the day ahead of you. You can consider changing the bathtub, adding a bidet toilet seat, changing the mirror, or updating new useful storage shelves.

Whatever you redecorate, you need to think about how to turn your bathroom into a little spa oasis.

Open space

One of the main things you’ll find in modern homes is an open floor plan. You can use dividers or even furniture to create different areas in one space.

For example, if you have a living room/dining room combo but don’t want people to see the TV when they are at the table, you can use a screen or bookshelves to separate the two spaces.

If you have a dining room with an open floor plan, try having a lower back on your chair. It will help to create more separation between the two spaces while keeping them visually connected.

You can also use rugs to create different zones within your home. The rug in your living room doesn’t have to match the one in the dining area. It helps to create more separation between spaces while keeping them connected through color and style.

Floor renovation

You can replace the floor of your house with wood, tiles, marble or granite flooring. You can also apply a fresh coat of paint to your walls.

Whether you’re replacing carpeting with hardwood floors or installing laminate on top of your current flooring, this type of renovation can get expensive fast!

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Figure out the square footage of your project area and compare it to the materials available at your local home improvement store. Most flooring is priced by the square foot, so you can easily calculate the overall cost of your project by multiplying the price per square foot by the number of square feet you need.

Even if you are planning to stay in your home for years to come, it’s important to make sure that it is up-to-date and safe. It is not only the place where you spend the majority of your time, but it’s also the place where you should feel most comfortable.

If you don’t like the way that your bathrooms look, why should you want to spend any time in them? If your floors are worn or damaged, then not only is this presenting a tripping risk but can make your home look old and run down.

When you make your home completely comfortable, modernized and tidy, you will enjoy it every day ahead.

Authro Bio:
Alison Pearson is an interior design student. She is a writer and designer, and her ultimate passion is art and architecture. She is also a bibliophile and her favourite book is "The Sound and the Fury" by William Faulkner. Follow her on Twitter.

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