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Tricks to Save Old House Renovation

Begin the turn of 2016 to 2017, you may plan to stay in new dwellings. For example, by buying a new house, or there is nothing wrong with buying a house resale and renovate. Remodel the house certainly does require careful preparation. Just say from concept design to amount of cost. The more space you want to renovate, of course, there will be a big cost also you have to prepare.

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Well if the funds you have fairly mediocre, you can outsmart the renovation process becomes simpler.

Update Interior House Furniture

Old houses are generally we fill with old furniture that seems boring. Generally those who experience this are those who buy homes that contain some heavy furniture. To outsmart, you have two choices: buy a new one, or fix old furniture.

If the choice is to buy a new one, then choose a modern-style furnishing to support your interior to look fresh. Ranging from adding a sofa cushion, pop art paint or a new carpet with bold textures and colors.

Meanwhile, if you want to improve the old furniture, you can repaint the cabinet, nightstand, kitchen set, or other furniture that allows to re-paint. With a limited cost, you can give a different impression of the room.

Replacing Floor

This is an optional option, though it will have a drastic impact on your old house. Lately, new housing has chosen homogenous tile or granite to coat the floor. In addition to durable material, it looks fresher and makes you feel at home long time at home.

Renovating the Wall

Renovation of wall display can be done in two ways, repaint or paste wallpaper. But both ways can cut the budget big enough. As an alternative, you can imitate the industrial style with the exposed brick wall finishing.
If creative, you can even decorate the walls with hand creations. For example, sticking paper pulp to make the wall texture embossed before the paint, or paint the wall with pop art or abstract images.

This method can turn your old home into an Instagram-able photo spot.

Change space function

Generally, older homes have ineffective division spaces. For example, the living room is so spacious, while the bedroom is very narrow. So is a very long kitchen.

Well, you can get around it with the addition of a gap in the room that feels too broad. Or switch the function. For example, some kitchens merge with the room, while half the garage’s living room.

Prepare well

About six months before the renovation schedule, start drawing the design you want. Do research and consult with many friends or even design experts. Once the design is mature enough, look for a builder or contractor reference to your needs and budget.

Three months later, then you do a survey of the building stores. If there are some materials that are too expensive, try looking for other alternatives. Do not forget to contact the contractor to discuss your renovation plan.

Two months before the renovation, start buying these materials. Sometimes, ordering special handmade materials takes a long time.

One month before the target, the space to be renovated should begin to be addressed. Remove the items so as not to disturb or damage. So, you are not bothered with the schedule of cleaning on the day.…

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Change Small Garden to be More Beautiful

Almost all new housing in the complex, clusters and townhouses always have green fields in front of the door. Some people are satisfied with the presence of Japanese grass and some plants that adorn the green area. Though the front garden of the house we can transform and give a big influence on the outward appearance of your home.

It is not easy to organize a small garden. The average house with the type 36/72 only “rationed” residual land about 300 × 300 cm. Actually, the key is not too excessive, but also must be diligent in doing regular maintenance. Some ideas below may inspire you to eagerly decorate the front garden of the house.

Put a Footrest or Stepping Stone

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Stacking your feet neatly can look pretty. Walking around with flowers makes your garden look beautiful. At the end of the stepping stone, place a pair of chairs paired with a birdcage to beautify the look.

Plant Dwarf Trees

Trees with medium and low altitudes can add to the aesthetics of your little garden. To park that as above. Plant a tree in the middle of the garden, then the second tree on the other side. The height you can adjust to the size of the park you have.

Tall Grass

Plants with tall, rounded grass neatly can give the impression of protection for the front of your house. If your developer prohibits the installation of a fence in front of the house, then you can anticipate this way to give the impression of privacy. Some trees with dense foliage like Red Shoots can be your cheap option.

Beach-Side Nuance

Bring the sensation of the shelter by the beach to the front of your house with a garden arranged in such a way. Simply plant a few plants and colorful flowers such as Lavender, sage leaf, or Sun Flower/shrubs are also often called Tree Marigold. The blend of colors looks very beautiful for a small garden like the example above.

Garden with Ramp

If your house has the rest of the land but the ground is uneven or sloping, you can create a garden that forms a box with a lower altitude like a terracing.

How to make it easy enough, you just make pots made of zinc or steel which then fill with soil and compost. After that select plants with easy care such as Norfolk Pine, Dracaena Fragrance, and Chinese evergreen.

Has a garden around the house although it might give a different atmosphere to your home. In addition, to create a fresh and cool atmosphere, the park can also be one means of decorating your home page. Your heart will also feel happy if others see the results of your own page decoration.

How about the tips above, whether you are interested to try at home?

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