Home Improvement Projects That Make the Most of Your Square Footage

No matter how much square footage you have in your home, you can make the most of it with a few smart tricks.

The space you have can be just enough when you utilize it fully. Here are some ways to get the most out of your home.

Add to Your Basement

A basement does not have to be dead space that never gets used. By transforming your basement, you can enjoy another room in your home. A basement bedroom offers privacy and can add space for guests when they come to visit.

According to DMG Exteriors, your basement can also serve as a lounge or game room where family and friends can congregate. Add comfy furniture, a few rugs, and accessories that create a nice design, and you will have a place everyone wants to visit.

Open Your Kitchen

A kitchen that feels cut off from the rest of the home doesn’t make the most of your square footage.

Open your kitchen to make your home feel larger. An open kitchen allows you to socialize with family or friends while preparing meals.

If you are looking for ways to enhance the size of your kitchen without knocking down walls, try adding mirrors. According to Textbook Painting, it’s also wise to paint the walls and cabinets light colours if you want your kitchen to feel more open.

Darker colours can make a space feel cramped. Lighting also matters. Take advantage of natural lighting by opening up your windows if you are lucky enough to have some in your kitchen.

Add lights in unexpected places for a pop of brightness that will make the room look larger.

Use Your Garage

A garage can be turned into an office or workspace easily. Instead of letting your garage simply store junk, clean it out, and create a space you actually want to use. Crafts and other hobbies require supplies that take up space.

It’s also nice to have an area dedicated to something you enjoy. You can use simple techniques to turn your garage into the perfect space for your needs.

Your garage also makes for a great workout area that is protected from the elements throughout the year. You can put your workout equipment in the garage instead of letting it take up space in your home.

Chances are, you’re not fully utilizing the space available in your home. There are a variety of ways to make the most out of the space you already have. Try a few projects to see what works best for you and your space..

Maire Shield
 

Maire Shield worked for 15 years as an interior design consultant in Albuquerque and is now retired after selling her business. She now shares her experience and knowledge through blogging to help other people create a beautiful home for themselves.

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