5 Ways to Give Your Home a Post-Pandemic Makeover
By Kurt Real Estate Jun 17, 2021
COVID-19 had much of the world spending more time at home than ever before. Whether you’re just tired of looking at the same stuff every day, you’re thinking about selling your house or all that time at home made you realize it needs a makeover, these tips can help you give your place a post-pandemic refresh.
1. Try Some New Wallpaper
Wallpaper is attractive, durable and can match any decor or aesthetic. You can totally change the look of your home without spending a ton of money by changing up your wall coverings. Whether you have existing wallpaper or this is your first time experimenting with it, there are thousands of options to match your style.
If you want to do something truly unique, consider ordering print-on-demand wallpaper. You can customize your design and you never have to worry about the design you want being out of stock. The choices of color, texture, fabric and design are virtually endless, and Spoonflower offers even more, with more than one million designs created by independent artists from around the world. It’s a good idea to get a sample pack with the various types of wallpaper and fabrics to help with choosing. To simplify the application process, consider purchasing peel-and-stick wallpaper, which comes with the adhesive already applied and can be easily removed and repositioned.
2. Upgrade Your Outdoor Space
If there is anything people learned during the pandemic, it was the value of a comfortable, attractive outdoor space for getting a break from being stuck in the house. According to The Residential Specialist magazine, premium outdoor areas are also a hot ticket item for buyers, so if you’re thinking of selling, this is a good way to improve your curb appeal.
If you want to make a big splash, consider adding an in-ground pool. Other options include adding an outdoor kitchen, a new deck or patio, new outdoor furniture or an in-ground fire pit. For a less expensive alternative, plant some flower beds and trim those overgrown hedges and trees.
3. Add a Dedicated Home Office Space
According to research from Pew Research Center, a little over half of Americans who worked from home during the pandemic say they would like to continue doing so after the pandemic ends. If you’re one of them, it is time to quit working from your couch and create a dedicated office space. Separating your workspace from your living space will make it easier to concentrate, will keep your work stuff from cluttering up your living space and will reduce that feeling that you’re always at work whenever you are at home.
4. Add Some Room Dividers
Open floor plans were all the rage for much of the past decade, but with so many families having to juggle work and study space, they are beginning to see the value of having well-defined spaces again. Consider purchasing room dividers to create distinct spaces for different activities and people that can also be repositioned or removed as needs change.
5. Carve Out Space for a Home Gym
Gyms across the country closed down during the pandemic. If you have decided you would like to keep your home workouts going, rather than head back to the gym, but you’re tired of your workout stuff being stashed in the bedroom or living room, carve out some space for a dedicated home gym.
If you’re having a hard time transitioning from pandemic life to the new normal, a home makeover might be just what you need to shift your mindset. These are just five of the many ways you can transform your residence this summer.
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