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5 Ways How To Refurbish An Old House

13/10/2014 | created by : RENOF
Home Remodelling Malaysia, Home Renovation Malaysia, Interior Design Malaysia


Image Source from: Paul Massey

Whether its on retiring, or just making a dream come true, most individuals, if not all, will strive to own a beautiful house surrounded by scenic landscape. Some may opt to build from scratch, yet others will want to renovate an old house. And while it may be more flexible to influence how a newly built house comes out in terms of design, renovating an old house may call for creativity and persistence. At any one point of renovating a house that has stood season after, there many factors to think over; interior design, home design, renovation, refurbish, home, house, design, contractor. It's sometimes just overwhelming. Putting in a well thought out retouch, may, however, serve as a retouch an old house to a welcoming structure set against a scenic background. These five points will help you build a nice house out of a chubby old structure.

1. Engage the services of a contractor

Though home owners have the final say on how they would wish their refurbished house to look once the renovation is done, they will Certainly need to the views of skilled personnels in the field. The services of an experienced contractor will be vital. What with all the budgeting. In addition, contractors are more likely to give helpful tips on most fitting materials to use, the type of labor to engage as well as the recommended to carry out the renovation.

2. Renovating the walls and house structures.
This is a chance to redefine the house appearance. Most likely, the first impression is created by the appearance of the house frame work. At times, the house structure may become rugged and wobbly. Redesign the house structures such as windows to appear attractive and appeasing. For example, large windows, apart from being appealing, create enough room for aeration. Similarly, the walls can be reconstructed using locally available natural materials. 

3.interior design
Setting furniture offers you a chance to experiment with different and attractive designs. Possibilities of a great interior decor are not limited to furniture set up only. Mechanizing the lighting system can as well be a great retouch point. Lights brightens up the house; literally. By using lighting that matches well with the wall color can serve to create rhyming pattern in the living area and the bedroom too. Bright wall colors, especially makes the room clear and inviting. Avoid crushing colors since it will make the house seem disorderly even when it has the best furniture layout.

Wallpapers, spread evenly within the internal walls helps to break the monotony of a continuous wall. Actually, wall decors such as great photos and bright wallpapers supplements a great surface carpet. One thing though, wallpapers should only be used in moderation. Neither should they prove too common nor too obscene. In addition, they should be crowded in wall space.

4. Replace furniture that are old 
Nothing would bring much more disharmony than old furniture set against set in a newly refurbished house. New furniture need not cost a fortune to create a subtle home set up. Indeed, newly reconstructed furniture pieces such as seats, tables and wall units have a similar sporty esquire as newly bought pieces. Painting wooden furniture makes them just as amazing as those in showrooms.

5. Landscaping the surroundings
A good house can look bad against a filthy background. Likewise, a house that does not sport magnificent features can be as inviting when set out surroundings that are magnificent. Natural plants, especially, make the environment welcoming and calm. Water pools, when set out in strategic locations serves a create a natural environment. More so, lanscaping activities should also include regular cleaning. 

Image Source from: Paul Massey

Final thoughts.
If not well thought out, renovating an old house can be draining and costly. However, a little thought restructure and decor can make an old rugged house to rival even the modest of newly constructed house.

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