Have you been wanting to renovate your house for a long time but never got around to doing the things you wish to do?

Perhaps you are thinking of things like re-painting the walls, renovating the kitchen or bathrooms, moving the plumbing, adding tiles or floorboards, updating the decking area, extending, demolishing or bringing your appliances and furniture up to date.

Painting your home by Grey Army

Painting is one of the easiest and quickest ways to update the look of your home.

Modernising your kitchen by The Grey Army

By painting the interior of your house, you can quickly change the mood of a room, and by painting the exterior, the whole house will look fresh and new. Remember it is important to take the time to pick the right colour scheme and to match it to the style of the house.

When renovating your kitchen, it’s recommended that you thoroughly plan and assess what you want to do before you do it. If you are rearranging the layout there are some basic questions to ask yourself; Where any appliances in the way? Was a drawer too far away from the bench? Was the fridge door in the way of people walking through? Was the floor too difficult for cleaning up? Was the space too small or would an island bench be better for the space? This will help you to come up with a more functional design for your new kitchen.

Your roof is one of the first things that visitors, neighbours or passersby may see.


Your roof is one of the first things that visitors, neighbours or passersby may see.

Wear and tear due to a range of weather conditions and the seasons will have a great impact on the appearance of your roof and it may look worn after many years. There are many things to think about before deciding on a new roof, for example; are you going to remove the shingles and put in new ones or are you just going to overlay the shingles? Replacing your old roof is an excellent way to improve the condition and appearance of your home.

A major factor that has a big impact on your home’s overall look is its flooring. Choosing between carpet, floorboards, tiles, bamboo and vinyl for each room can be confusing, so it is important to think about the function of the room and how the flooring will with cope with this function.

Home renovation isn’t always easy and will often come with slipups.

The most common mistake people make when renovating their house is to focus all of their money and time on one specific area, such as a bathroom or a kitchen. Although this one place may look amazing, new and refurbished, in comparison to the whole house it stands out, creating the ‘half-finished house’ look. It would be preferable to balance out the money and time between the main areas that you want to renovate. If you are only renovating one room in your house, it is important to make sure it fits in with the style of the house.

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After renovating your house you should feel comfortable and at ease that your hard work has paid off.

We wish you luck in any home renovations you may be undertaking and that these tips will help you to make it the best it can be.