- Erin Reynolds
5 Ways To Revamp Your Home To Fit Your Needs
Life is guaranteed to bring changes at some point, and you may find that the way you initially set up your home no longer fits your needs. Thankfully, there are many ways you can adapt your house to serve the proper purposes. Whether you have begun working from home, are having children, or want to enhance your social life, here are five tips from Treasea Johnson to make your living space work for you.
1. Rethink the Office
If you are a part or full-time remote worker, setting aside a space specifically for business helps you stay productive and keep your job and home life distinct. Some jobs may require a more extensive office setup, while others only need a writing desk and a laptop.
When more than one person is working from home, you may need to get creative by setting up your offices in different rooms to enhance focus. You can also work in the same room by setting up partitions or using noise-canceling headphones when necessary.
2. Up the Entertainment Value
Perhaps you feel isolated and want to bring more community into your home. A great place to start is rearranging the main living area for having company. Make sure you have enough seating for gatherings and consider adding a bar cart stocked with the essentials. Even if you don’t drink alcohol, you can use a bar cart for a mocktail station or coffee bar.
Enhancing your patio or porch is great for cookouts and watching sports games with friends and family. Install a fire pit and ambient lighting to improve the atmosphere.
3. Add Fresh Touches
New decor can give your house the lift it needs to provide you with new inspiration. In addition to rearranging furniture so your rooms have a better flow, you can add pillows, wall art, and other accents that make your rooms feel fresh. If you want to add some color, try peel and stick wallpaper to create a cozier environment. And a range hood can help add some fresh air to your kitchen!
4. Clear Out Clutter
Too much clutter and furniture can make your home feel burdensome rather than a place to relax. Consider paring down your belongings to the essentials. You can sell clothes on apps like Poshmark or Facebook Marketplace, as well as electronics and other items. Donate the things you don’t wish to sell. It’s good to assess your belongings once a year to keep clutter from getting out of hand.
5. Consider Moving
If you’ve seriously considered your needs and don’t think there is a way to make it work in your current home, it may be time to look for something new. Think about your greatest requirements and desires for your new place and make a list in order of priority. And when you work with a real estate agent like Treasea Johnson, this will help narrow down your search. Research the market in your target area to get an idea of what is available in your price range, and don’t forget to consider which neighborhoods best fit your lifestyle.
It’s important to live in a place that inspires you and helps you live a better life rather than adding more stress. Depending on where you are in your home journey, the big and small changes above can help you create the residence of your dreams. If you find rearranging cannot fulfill your desires, moving may be something to seriously consider.
A real estate transaction is a multifaceted process with many moving parts. Whatever your realty goals are, Treasea Johnson is here to help — providing the highest level of personalized services to create a unique and satisfactory experience for all her clients. Call 817.909.0428.