Five Easy Ways to Update Your Home

We all want to live in a comfortable, fit for purpose home that’s shaped by ourselves. Your home is an extension of yourself, so it should represent that. Painting the walls, fixing the cracks, or adding a new heat source are some of the many ways you can update your home. Whether you’re looking to improve your space or prepare it for sale, here are some great and easy ways to update your home.

Revitalise the exterior of your home

The exterior of your home is often neglected because most people focus on the inside of their home. The outside is just as important as the inside, especially when you’re looking to sell your home. Property buyers’ first impressions can strongly influence their decision to buy before they’ve walked through the door. A fresh coat of paint, amending cracked pavings, de-weeding the front and addressing any exterior issues you notice can make an incredible difference in appearance. If you continue to live in that home, you’ll return to a welcoming site that is your beautiful home.

Add some warmth to your home

Fireplaces and hearths are an excellent way to create a featured area of your home, as well as providing excellent heating to your home. Suspended fireplaces in Sydney can be installed anywhere, as they are suspended from your ceiling to add an elegant fireplace in your space. Gas fireplaces are greatly fuel-efficient, and the investment can help you save on your long term heating bills compared to the standard electric heater. 

If you already have a fireplace, you should keep updated with the hottest fireplace trends on making the most of your fireplace. This can involve painting the outside of your fireplace, updating the mantel or trim, refacing or remodelling the fireplace or even restoring it if you haven’t done anything with it. Fireplaces are a vital part of your space, so if you have one lying around, it may be time to restore it.

Focus on the little details

In almost every home, there will be little details that need attention. Even minor upgrades and details can make a noticeable difference to your home, especially if you plan on selling. Replacing the cupboard and draw handles can give your space a fresh new look. Replacing rusted faucets and taps can revitalise the appearance of your area. Find the little things in your home and look at ways to improve them and make them better. You don’t need to break the budget, and a simple facelift can do wonders.

Update the lighting in your home

Good lighting can significantly improve the quality of a room. Dimly lit rooms often appear dirty, dark and cramped, while bright rooms appear open and airy. You can start by replacing dim or old light bulbs that are nearing the end of their days. You can also opt to change the tone of light you use. If your current setup doesn’t provide enough light, you may need to pick up some floor lamps or table lamps. If you want to go all out with a ceiling fixture, it’s best to call an electrician to hook everything up for you. However you choose to tackle it, lights can make a significant impact on your space.

Cycle in some new furniture

Another easy way to spruce up your indoor space is to replace the furniture that no longer fits your needs or aesthetics. Some great ways to get inspiration are looking at magazines or designer posts and finding styles that appeal to you. Of course, if that furniture is out of your price range, you can look for secondhand furniture or even find cheaper items that look similar to match.

There are many ways you can update your home. For an update that will keep you warm all year round, don’t hesitate to talk to us about any fireplace enquiries you may have.

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