Side Street Style: How to Tell that You Need More than a DIY Decoration Project

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10/10/2018

How to Tell that You Need More than a DIY Decoration Project

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We would all love to say that we found the perfect home for our needs, but the fact is that families and circumstances change. There are some surefire signs that your current home is no longer serving you, and in this case you will need much more than a simple DIY decoration project. Decide whether or not you can turn your old home into something you can be proud of by renovating it. Find a few tips below.

Your Home Is No Longer Making You Happy

If you don’t walk through the front door every day with a smile on your face, looking forward to having a chat with your family members and relaxing on the sofa or reading a book, there might be something wrong with your decor and the functionality of your home, too. If you can’t get a separate space for relaxation and all family members struggle to do what they enjoy, you might need to talk to professional Contemporary Architects to redesign your space and make it more functional for everyone. 
 
You Need More Space

In some cases, no matter how hard you try you cannot magic space out of nowhere. You might have tried storage beds and sofas, as well as built in wardrobes, but your home still feels crowded and claustrophobic. After getting rid of the stuff you no longer need, you can think about getting a home extension to give you more storage and functional space, while making the most out of the current rooms. 

Your Heating and Flooring Need Attention

If you are just patching up the problems and dealing with the decorative issues, you will end up spending more money on your home than you really need to. Once you have decided to modernise your house, you might want to improve your insulation, install an underfloor heating system, and get a heat pump to save money on your heating and air conditioning bills. If your floorboards are creaking, don’t stop at changing the carpet; deal with the entire issue; it will be cheaper long term.
You Need a Bigger Kitchen

One of the rooms we spend the most time in as a family is the kitchen. In case you no longer feel like your home meets your needs, and would like a modern, functional, and larger, brighter kitchen, you might want to knock down a few walls or get a home extension completed. You can add a dining room, or even a summer room, lean-on conservatory that will open up your kitchen and home to natural light. 


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Too Many People for One Bathroom

One of the problems families with teenagers and almost adult kids face is the queues in front of the bathroom in the morning. If having a schedule hasn’t worked, and you are facing conflict and frustration on a daily basis, you will need more than a DIY project. Get an en suite bathroom or a downstairs shower room to improve everyone’s life.

When your home is no longer serving you, a DIY project often simply wouldn’t do the trick.



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