The area where most of us like to relax and watch TV or read a book is the living room. And just like any other room in the house, it deserves a makeover as well. That is why we created this guide going over our living room makeover ideas. Grab your gloves and hardhats. It is time to get renovating.
Try Out New Floors
An underrated way to makeover your living room is to try out new floors. Carpet floors and hardwood floors have two completely different atmospheres. By trying out a new type of flooring, you are inviting an instant change. There are a ton of types, styles, colors and designs out there for you to try. Homeowners typically stick with hardwood, luxury vinyl or laminate in their living rooms. But ultimately, it is up to what you want.
Refinish Your Hardwood
Say goodbye to scratched or stained hardwood floors in your living room by refinishing them. Yes, refinishing your hardwood floors will rid or hide existing stains, scratches and scuffs from years of wear and tear. Once you do this task, your living room will look completely brand new. However, remember to give the room a few days before adding or moving furniture around. You want to make sure the stain is completely dry and set.
Switch Up the Paint
A new year and new vibes mean it is time to switch up your living room’s paint. In 2021, we have seen a surge in greys and yellows for the top trending colors. However, you can never go wrong with whites, beiges and tans. However, it is your home, and you can paint it whatever you like.
Pick a Theme
Want to makeover your living room? Then, pick out a theme. Picking out a theme will help you figure out what paint to use, the flooring to install and the types of furniture and decor you want to display. There are tons of themes out there. The ones that we have seen many homeowners include nautical, rustic, western, modern and contemporary.
Add a Statement Piece
Elevate your living room by adding a statement piece. Within the last year, homeowners have gone all out adding extraordinary or amazing pieces to their homes. These pieces typically have some type of wow factor and end up being the conversation piece anytime anyone comes over. While you can place this item wherever you want in your home, the living room is the perfect area to display it.
Learn How to Place Everything
Did you know that to make a home’s energy flow smoothly that it needs to go in a specific place? This energy is known as feng shui. Feng shui is where you place items to balance out the energy or atmosphere in a room. Whether you believe in feng shui or not, it does have a very valid point. The placement of items can make or break the flow in the room. Too many disturbances or items in the way can create chaos and stress in your life. That is why you have to know where to place things. Here is a guide on how to arrange furniture in your living room. A note to remember is to always have walking room.
Add Useful Furniture
Useful furniture sounds strange, but some pieces do nothing for your home and only work as fillers. These filler pieces take up more space, and we do not want that. Therefore, you should stick with furniture pieces that you know you will use. Some of these pieces include cabinets, coffee tables, side tables and lamps. Depending on the space you have and who you are as a person will determine what furniture pieces you want to go with.
Now that you know some ways to makeover your living room, it is time to start putting it into action. And if you need help with any of the tasks listed above, please feel free to contact Valor Home Services at any time.