by Todd Ellner
November 8, 2016 Tips

Home renovations can be time consuming and exhausting, especially when you want to choose a DIY approach. It is more desirable and time efficient to call the professionals and let them deal with it.

However you choose to do it, there are a few smart ways to ensure the efficiency of your home renovation project.home-renovation-closet

1. Choose furniture that can help “fake” extra space

The furniture is a key element in a home renovation. You want to be careful how you choose the furniture especially when you have to deal with small spaces. Choose furniture that helps you “fake” some extra space like:

  • Floating furniture (shelves),
  • One large piece of furniture,
  • Incorporating mirrors into your space.


2. Choose the right type of paint color

Colors have the power to influence moods; it’s what “color psychology” tells us. Keep this in mind when you choose new paint color. Here are some questions you can ask yourself before deciding on a paint color:

Is it a small/large space?

What is the central mood you want to set in that space?

How much natural light does the space have?

3. Choose quality materials

When starting a home renovation project people tend to choose cheap materials, thinking it will help their budget. But you want to think long term when deciding to renovate.

One thing to remember is: You’re going to get what you paid for. Choose quality! (Tweet this!)


4. Invest in good lighting

Lighting is another essential element when renovating a room. (Tweet this!)  Of course, an ideal situation is having as much natural lighting as possible. But this is not always the case.

There are three main types of lighting you can consider:

  • General lighting,
  • Task lighting,
  • Drama or accent lighting.


5. Develop your unique home’s style

Every house has a unique style. When renovating, try to keep your new design and projects within your home’s style.

These are a few smart ways you can consider when you want to renovate your home to make sure your renovation story is going to be a successful one.

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