It can be tricky knowing where to start after deciding to modernize your home. Staring at the same walls hoping for some inspiration to strike can be painstaking, so we are here to give you some ideas to get you started.
1. Upgrade Your Kitchen
Let’s start on the big projects. The kitchen is where we spend a lot of our time. It’s the heart of our home and does a lot for us. Treat yourself and upgrade your tired kitchen with some sleek new units. If you haven’t changed your appliances in a while, upgrade them to newer models. There are so many new appliances and gadgets you won’t want to stop cooking. If you are on a budget, think about re-covering your units or changing your worktop, even changing little things can make your kitchen look brand new.
2. Revamp Your Bathroom
After your kitchen, your bathroom is the next biggest project and usually the last to get a look in. changing your knobs, faucets or a new rain shower head is a must to make your bathroom feel luxurious. If a big project isn’t what you’re after, you can make a few small changes to give it a modern feel. Simply freshen your paintwork up, regrout your tiles or deep clean to remove limescale and mold.
3. Install A Smart Home Device
You can’t get more modern than a smart home device. Smart devices are the future and our present, being able to say commands such as ‘turn on the light’ or ‘set the oven’ and them happen is revolutionary. You can do pretty much anything on a smart home device, even set your heating to turn on when you leave work, so it’s nice and warm for when you arrive home.
4. Refresh Your Walls
In a living family home, walls can gain fingerprint, marks, scratches and more. Refreshing your walls with some paint can brighten up your home instantly. For a modern look, stick to neutral colors.
If you are browsing through Pinterest, looking at modern home inspiration, you will notice that there is almost always no clutter. This is because clutter makes your home feel outdated, find some innovative storage ideas to hide away your clutter.
6. Stick To Natural And Neutral
When choosing a color scheme, shy away from bold in trend colors. These can come outdated as quickly as they came into fashion. Sticking to whites and adding a pop of color with greenery from plants is an excellent way to make your home feel modern.
7. Tidy Up Outside
Don’t forget to modernize your outdoor space. Make your entrance the focal point by adding plant pots outside your front door, making them symmetrical as it will look pleasing to the eye. If you have a driveway or walkway, consider installing some automatic lights leading to your front door or garage.
In conclusion, whether you are planning a complete renovation or are on a budget, there is always a way to modernize your home. It doesn’t have to break the bank modernizing your home, so avoid the Collection agency calling and plan your renovations to suit your budget. Feeling inspired, check out 4 Budget DIY Tips to Improve Your Home.