Renovating your home without major repairs

Everyone wants a nice relaxed and comfortable home. We want that ‘Welcome’ sign on the doormat to make visitors actually feel welcome. Your home must be so comfortable and pleasant that you’re eager and excited to get home from work every day. Your home should be where the heart is. This is the only place where you can kick your shoes to the side and relax. Therefore you have to create a space that you and your family can enjoy.

What is it in your home that makes you at ease and gives you the desire to beautify it every chance you get? Look for the small elements and try to update them. You don’t have to go all out to create good vibes in your home. You can start small and it won’t cost you a fortune.

You can always just hire someone to renovate your home for you. However, that’s going to cost you some money. And it can get a bit messy at times. Not to mention the unexpected costs that might occur throughout the renovating process. You can give your home a facelift without help from a contractor.

Here are four ways to renovate your home inside and out on your own.


You can start off by adding new lighting in your home. You can also bring in natural light from outside. If you want to bring a dull room to life then proper lighting is just the answer. A room without proper lighting tends to look small, crowded and dark. While a room with good lighting appears open and spacious. You don’t have to install new lights in your ceiling, you can maybe get an extra table or floor lamp. Lighting will automatically make any room feel homely and warm. Be sure to keep modernity in your mind when updating your light fixtures.

Create scenery in your garden

This is always missed when the house is being renovated. The outside is just as important as the inside of your house. This might even be one of the first things people see when they approach your living space. Planting a tree or two isn’t enough. If you want to create proper landscaping, then you’ll have to put effort in it. You can visit your local nursery and look online at how to create the perfect landscape. The people at the nursery will also be able to assist you with planning. Ask them what plants will be grow effectively in your area and which ones are easy to maintain. While doing your planning, take a look at how to lay timber decking and maybe install that as well. That’ll give your garden the perfect boost. If you take time and have the patience for the flowers and plants to grow, then you’ll have the ideal garden landscape.

Update your bathroom

You might think updating your bathroom is a waste of time. However, it’s not. The bathroom is one of the rooms that get dirty very quickly. Cleaning your bathroom isn’t optional. It’s not always fun but you just have to do it. Once it’s clean, you can look for a new shower curtain, faucets and cupboards. If you have spare paint in your garage, why not use it to create a feature wall? You can also change the colours of your towels to get the renovating effect. By changing one or two items you can make a difference in your bathroom.

Create space

In today’s modern life it’s all about creating space. Many homeowners these days want an open floor plan where the kitchen and dining room or living room share a vast open space. This way you can spend more time with family. This will make it more appealing for when you have visitors over. You don’t necessarily have to remove walls to create an open space, sometimes you just have to get rid of old furniture or move it away. If you paint your walls a lighter colour – like white or cream – it’ll also create more space in that room. Another thing that’ll create more space is a mirror. If you place a mirror opposite a door or window, it’ll reflect light into the room which will make it more airy. If you have a room that you don’t use, maybe you can consider getting rid of the room and create a bigger one. This’ll create a new room and space.
There are a lot of other small things that you can do to renovate your house, starting with these four. Everybody wants to come home from a productive day at work to relax and unwind with their family in an enjoyable space. You must create your home in such a way that it’ll keep you comfortable, snug and content. Your home should be your calming space.