Local Highlight: Ideas for Remodeling Your Home Part 2

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Don’t Discount Old Styles

Just because a hot design trend that was in many years ago and isn’t anymore doesn’t mean that you can’t use that old style. In fact, a common trend that we saw in 2014 is for homeowners to actually combine new trends with old ones, giving a very unique feel to their homes.  For example, a stainless steel refrigerator is definitely in for newer designs, but an old style kitchen sink definitely wouldn’t be.  At least, not on its own.  What if you were to combine the stainless steel refrigerator with an old style of sink in your kitchen?  It would give a very unique feel to your entire kitchen.

Go Green

Going green for home renovating improvements have been an increasing trend for many years, and now they can officially be labeled as ‘in.’ This is because homeowners want their houses to be as efficient as possible, and that means installing things such as automation system while replacing outdated equipment in the home.

As going green has become a more popular trend, it’s now simultaneously become cheaper to do so. Previously, going green for your home would have cost a pretty penny, but enough people have made the switch to make their homes green that it’s now costs very little extra.  The number of people who have been requesting efficient doors, windows, and interior design amenities has been increasing.  An example is fiberglass doors, which are far more energy efficient than wooden doors.

Something else you can do to make your home more green is to avoid buying new furniture and instead reupholster the existing furniture you have. The quality of older furniture that homeowners currently own is actually typically of higher quality than most furniture you can buy new at furniture stores.

Don’t feel overwhelmed by all of these ideas for renovating your home.  You’re certainly not the only one who is looking into remodeling.  Home improvement spending has increased dramatically in 2014, and that trend is likely to continue into the new year of 2015.  Each one of those homeowners who are embarking on renovating their home faces in the same challenge in figuring out what to do for their home as you do, so don’t feel overwhelmed at all.  You can stay trendy and work your creative mind at the same time.