Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Ways to Make The Inside and Outside of Your Home Look New

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Home renovations are a great way to make your home look new and improved. But, there is more than what meets the eye to make sure your home is as beautiful as possible. There are many simple things that can be done to the inside and outside of the home to increase its appeal. Here are a few things you can do with minimal effort to improve the appearance of your house.

Add A New Layer Of Paint
Painting the exterior of your home is one of the most effective ways to make it look new. It's also an excellent way to give yourself some creative freedom when choosing colours that are best suited for each part of your house. You can choose different shades or even experiment with textures! 
Just remember to do the prep work before you start painting, so you don't have any accidents and cause damage while doing so. Also, keep in mind that different kinds of paint might be needed for different surfaces. For example, some paints might not work well on metal surfaces, so you might need to use a specific kind of paint for this. 

Replace Old Flooring
During home renovations, flooring is one of the most overlooked aspects. However, changing the flooring can make a big difference in a room. If there are any old or damaged carpets in your house, they can make a world of difference if you replace them with something more modern and fresh-looking. You could even consider having the hardwood floors refinished, if they are not too badly damaged, which will give the floors an updated appearance and extra protection against damage in the future. Canadian Flooring offers a variety of flooring to choose from.

Get Rid Of Clutter
Cluttered spaces can make a home feel smaller than it is, and they don't give the impression that you have enough storage space for everything. Take some time to go through the different rooms in the house with an objective eye and if there's anything unnecessary or doesn't suit the design of the home then get rid of it! This part requires some organization skills to know where things will be stored when getting them out of their current places.

Redecorate Your Home
This is the option for people with a little more time on their hands or who have some extra money to spend. Redecorating your home only takes one weekend if you know what you're doing, but it also requires that you put in the most amount of effort! Changing up the paint colours, getting new furniture can improve the look of the space. 

These types of home renovations can help make your home look new.

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56 comments:

  1. I love redecorating from time to time, especially DIYs.

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  2. Sadly I haven't had renovations done for over 25 years

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  3. These are good suggestions to make a home look better

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  4. Get Rid Of Clutter is a big thing and so important.

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  5. great tips and I need to do them all, my house is so old

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  6. I'm pleased to see that you included getting rid of clutter in your list. I think getting rid of clutter and rearranging furniture and decor items I already own, could make a huge difference in my home.

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  7. A fresh coat of paint is my favourite way to make a room look fresh and clean. Even adding an accent wall really improves the look and it is one of the least expensive things to do if you are willing to do it yourself.

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  8. I would love a new coat of paint especially indoors

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  9. New paint and wallpaper do spruce up a room.

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  10. I like to keep my home clutter free

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  11. We had our walls and ceilings painted recently. What a difference! Everything looks newer and brighter.

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  12. Getting rid of clutter is a great idea for anyone. When you sell a home that is one of the things that realtors will tell you to do to make it sell faster.

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  13. I really need to replace my carpet

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  14. Currently I looking info new flooring for my livingroom, there is so much out there to choose from.

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  15. New paint is a good way to make a home look nice

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  16. We replaced some flooring in our home this spring - it's really made the house look better!

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  17. Great suggestions. Repainting makes a big difference to the look of a room.

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  18. great tips. I really would love to paint and redecorate!

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  19. I all for this. I'm super organized, clean out every winter and we just repapinted

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  20. It is always fun to redecorate and it can be done reasonably if you shop around. Builders sell the furniture they have staged show homes with to discount outlets. It can be a real bargain.

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  21. I like to keep my house organized but somehow it inevitably gets cluttered

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  22. my old stairs have paint on them that need to be removed, so I'm working on that and then will repaint them.

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  23. I repainted the kitchen and it looks so different now.

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  24. Replacing old flooring helps a lot to make everything look nice

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  25. It's nice to do something to freshen the look of my house once in a while.

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  26. getting rid of clutter! a good point. Things tend to 'collect' over time and getting rid of things is a good idea!

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  27. As a teen I remember scraping old paint off our window frames and thinking it was so much work and complaining. My dad explained if it was done this way the paint would adhere better and stay on longer. He would say if it is worth doing it is worth doing right. I think of what he said whenever I paint or do any home improvement.

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  28. I like to keep my home clutter free

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  29. I'm just now buying new furniture for my house and it really needs it

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  30. I enjoy watching decorating tv shows to get ideas.

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  31. Love changing up my decorations.

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  32. It's so much fun to dry new decorating techniques.

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  33. When painting anything I find the paint store employees are usually very helpful in letting you know the best type of paints and coatings to use when you are not sure.

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  34. our place could use some updating with some painting in all the rooms!

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  35. I'd love to paint my house white because it really brightens a room

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  36. These are all good tips to make a home look nice

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  37. Great suggesting to spruce up your home.

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  38. There are so many videos and tutorials online for do it yourself. Watching a few of them would give a person more confidence to tackle the project.

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  39. My walls have a lot of damage and would need a lot of help before painting

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  40. I don't like to let clutter build up in my home

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  41. I am started to get rid of some old decorations. and add a few new for Christmas.

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  42. I've found that even a few minutes rearranging a bookshelf or trimming a houseplant can improve the look of a room/

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  43. Thx very much for the helpful tips. I find that decluttering, a fresh coat of paint, & decorative pillows can update a room.

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  44. Thanks for the great tips. I tend to like the same old decor, and by the time I want to change, it's necessary to change, due to wear-and-tear.

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  45. I need some lighting around the house

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  46. Home renovations can be a real pick me up especially while we seem to be spending more time inside lately.

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  47. I think these ideas are really great and so helpful

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  48. These are some good tips, and ones I need right now! We've been thinking of moving, but instead have decided to spruce up our existing space - we will be painting for sure in December, and changing our furniture around. I've been decluttering for a couple of months now, and next spring we plan to replace our flooring. Looking forward to it!!

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  49. We just repainted and replaced most of the flooring and carpet in the basement (because of a flood). We had to repaint everything too. But it's amazing what a difference a new colour or coat of paint can do!

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  50. Painting helps with updating a home

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  51. It is amazing how much extra stuff we seem to accumulate over time. When you start organizing it feels good to give some of it to charity so someone else can enjoy it.

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  52. repainting does the trick every time, it makes the space look brand new and feels amazing!

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