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Upgrades You Can Make To Your Home If It Feels A Bit Worn Out

 You might have lived in your home for some years now or you could have purchased a home that is a bit run down. Whichever one it is, your home requires an update. You don’t have to spend a fortune injecting some life into your property. There are simple, affordable ways you can make your home look brand new. 


Let's take a look at some of those ideas below. 


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Paint 


A quick coat of paint can bring any room back to life. Your property might have boring old white or magnolia walls. While this is lovely and provides a contemporary look when new, it doesn’t age well at all. After a year or two lighter walls show all the dirt and grime, fingerprints especially. 


Think about updating the walls with a fresh coat of paint. You might even decide to change it up a bit. Go big and bold with your choice of paint. You could even have a feature wall in the room you are decorating. A feature wall is a wall that is completely different to the others. It is usually a brighter colour to accentuate the room. 


Windows & Doors


If your home once had white windows and doors then you can get them back to their former glory. There are lots of methods online in regards to cleaning your windows and doors. If the grime isn’t too set in you could even use soap and water to get it off. White is one of those colours that has to be regularly looked after as it doesn’t take long for it to lose its colour. 


If they are too far gone you can also replace them with new ones. Make sure if you go down this route that you find a reputable business to buy from. They should also provide the installation for you with the price of the windows or doors. 


Furniture 


Sometimes all that is needed is some new furniture or additions to existing furniture. If your rooms are looking a bit dull why not think about adding some wall decals or hanging prints on the wall. You could also add a rug on the floor to make the room seem bigger than it is. Another top tip if you think the room seems small is to add a mirror opposite the door. 


You could decide to completely revamp each room, one at a time. This is a great idea and can be accomplished quite quickly. Let’s take the dining room, for example, you could give it a coat of paint and then place some furniture in there for an easy renovation. Get a nice table and some dining chairs so you can enjoy a nice meal in there. Velvet knocker chairs and also lion knocker chairs are all the rage this season. They are built to last and can match any look you go for. 


Garden 


Finally, one last thing to mention if you want your house to look alive is the garden. If your garden is looking dreary and unkempt then you will feel down before you even step foot in your home. Gardens may seem like a daunting prospect to manage but they are one of the easiest. If you don’t want to look after your grass and mow it regularly then you can upgrade it to artificial grass. You could also get some really nice flower beds, a water now and again is all they need to grow and make your garden look beautiful. 



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