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Tips for Remodeling Part 2

December 30, 2016 | Remodeling | No Comments

Continuing tips you can use for remodeling your home, have you given consideration to giving your home a specific theme when you remodel? Once such theme that’s really taken off recently is giving homes an outdoor theme. The backyard is maximized for the most outdoors opportunities, every space in the home is maximized, and the actual interior (and sometimes exterior) of the home is given a very outdoorsy feel. For example, you can use log beams, an outdoorsy landscape outside, install a pizza oven in the kitchen, use a concrete finish, and install stone flooring. The only downside to remodeling your home into an outdoorsy themed home is that it is very expensive, upwards of several hundred thousand dollars, so make sure that you have the proper budget for it. However, an outdoors theme is not the only theme you have to go with.

modernizing your homeA more modern and up to date theme would work very nicely too. An example of a ‘modern theme’ makes modernizing your home as much as possible. TVs and media are placed in nearly every single room. Maybe even an entire theater room is built. The home would have a very up to date and modern feel like what we may be used to seeing in futuristic movies. Each room would also be designated for a specific purpose; for example, a playroom for the kids, or a wine room where you can relax and drink a glass of wine.

Or, yet another theme, would be to give your home a more natural theme. This means that your home would have to look, well, ‘natural.’ But to be more specific, you should aim for a more light finish. Avoid using traditional wood in the building process and allow the wood to be more white or gray. All of the floors should be sealed and matte finish should be present throughout the home, and most if not all of the products should be engineered. No, it’s not cheaper, but it’s definitely more modern looking.

As a whole, home remodeling is becoming more popular of late as people decide to take control over what they envision their homes to be and they take the necessary action to ensure that they are. The ideas that you’ve just looked over are only a miniscule handful of the options that you have before you.

By jen