Home Decoration Tips And Tricks

by interior designer

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Home decorating is sheer fun, if you have some kind of inspiration behind it. As far as the technical know-how of decorating a home is concerned, you can always seek guidance form a professional handyman. Your home speaks about your personality. A home is the reflection of a person’s interests and activities. Here are a few hints to decorate your home inside out and yes, a professional handyman will always be there to help you in executing the ideas.

Make a plan:

A home is a place where we all shun the cares of the world and relax with family and friends. So before applying any of your decorating ideas, make a plan for the same and allocate a budget so that you do not end up spending more. Planning will help you focus on the areas that need a makeover. Without prior planning, you will not be able to execute such a herculean task.

Review your home:

It’s best to assess what you have to work with. You can check whether the drywall needs to be fixed, or are there any plumbing repairs that need to be done. You can call a handyman to perform these little repairs before starting with the decorating project. It would be difficult to repair things after the room is painted and decorated.

After reviewing the trivial loopholes of your home, now it is time to work on them. Here rae a few ideas that will work wonders if executed properly.

1. The rooms which get minimal or no sunlight and are dark, must be lightened up with light-colored walls. Put some plants and transparent curtains so that the room looks more spacious. You can also install blinds instead of shades on your windows to brighten the room.

2. If the living room is small, you must use pale colors on the walls, and put less furniture. Do not buy curtains, bedspreads and table clothes which have busy patterns, as it will make the room look smaller.

3. If your room is cramped and boxy, you must create a focal point in the room. You can also use different color on one of the four walls.

4. Use up-tilting lamps, if your ceilings are quite low. Low to ground sofas and bedding are preferable in low ceilings homes.

5. Single room living spaces can also be modified. You can use large pieces of furniture that appear to “section off” one area from the next.

While decorating your home, you will have to counteract undesirable items and emphasize positive qualities of your home. To save your largest investment-your home, and to save your weekends, it is better to hire a handyman for home maintenance and decoration tasks. A handyman is not only a jack of all trades, but a master of all. Be it a running tap, or a squeaking door, a professional handyman can fix these trivial issues in the spur of a moment plus he can be of great help for assisting your decorating your home.

The author has been in the home improvement industry for a while and now runs an independent Handyman Service in London. He has earned recognition as a handyman in London.

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sherbelm 07.27.11 at 05:17

Great ideas, all of them. But I especially like your very first suggestion – to make an organized plan!

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