What To Think About To Improve Your Home’s Overall Appeal

Aug 31 2019
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Its an amazing thing what even a little paint can do but when it comes to your home’s overall appeal I think the most important thing is that it works perfectly for you first before what anyone else might think. My home is odd. Its a unique. Its a 100 year old farmhouse and nothing could ever change that. I love it but that doesn’t mean it would necessarily appeal to anyone else.

DIY Farmhouse Kitchen Reveal, somehow I took space AWAY from my kitchen and yet I ended up with MORE storage and a bigger feeling kitchen! A small remodel!
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Everybody wants to live in the best home they possibly can. Not everybody gets to have the biggest, brightest, and most expensive places, though. Only a select few get to own those kinds of things, but that doesn’t mean we don’t get to take what we currently have, and turn it into something very, very special.

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder – that means the biggest and most lavish homes that this planet has to offer aren’t always the best in everyone’s eyes. 

Where you’re sat right now might be a little plain and average right now, but you can absolutely turn it into something so much sexier. Whether you acquire help from professionals, or whether you do a little DIY, you can create something so very lovely.

Before you even think about the different techniques, though, you need to know about what makes a house better than the one sat next to it. 

So, what aspects of a house need to be on point for it to be considered appealing and captivating? Well, if you have a couple of minutes and fancy a little read, why not have a little look at the following points?    

The First Impressions

These are absolutely crucial. They matter in so many parts of life; they have the power to completely influence a person’s decision. When you first look at something, your brain decides then and there whether it likes what it sees. It happens with objects, people, sounds, and almost everything that we’re presented with.

If you want your home to have that much nicer appeal, then you have to nail the first impressions. Sorting out the driveway, the front lawn, the front door, and everything else that someone sees immediately would go a long way.  

The Welcoming Feel 

When you enter someone’s home, you want to feel comfortable. It doesn’t matter whether it’s your first time in this house, or whether you frequent there all of the time, you always want to be safe and calm in your surroundings.

In order to create that more welcoming feel, you should probably clean up the entryway and make sure it’s kept tidy at all times – clutter always makes people feel uneasy. Try not to overwhelm anyone by leaving a lot of space around the front. When people enter a room, they need to be able to have that personal space so that they can collect themselves and register a new place. 

Tidiness

This kind of goes without saying, but a beautiful home is always one that is organized and assembled properly. When there’s a place for everything and everything is in its place, it gives off the impression that everything is under control. That kind of neatness is so very attractive. 

Before and after of my multi functional entry and dining room that is also now doubling as my office and mudroom too! See how I transformed this space

Cleanliness 

A cleaner house is obviously a more appealing one. This, again, is a point that doesn’t really need to be made, but there are a few people out there that don’t quite get the idea!

A wonderfully hygienic and squeaky clean environment is one that people will want to return to. If you’ve shown people that you don’t really care for your home, then others won’t care for it either. 

Comfort 

We’ve talked about the mental comfort that a person needs when they’re inside someone’s home, but here we’re talking about the genuine and literal comfort you feel as you take a seat or lie down.

If the furniture you have at your house isn’t quite cutting it, then it can make a big difference to the overall perception and feeling. You don’t need to have the most expensive sofas; they just need to be soft and inviting. In terms of beds, you could choose a custom mattress so as to tailor the levels of comfort to how you and those around you would like it. 

Atmosphere 

That overall feel of the home makes a big difference, too. It’s hard to describe, but you know what we’re talking about, right? When you walk into a room, you tend to judge it based on how comfortable you feel or how eerie it is! A good atmosphere is usually created by the people in it, but lighting scented candles and using automatic air fresheners can give the place a boost. The smell is an important feature.

The lighting also matters, if the place is well lit, it can put minds at ease. Another point in this respect is the way the furniture is aligned. If the seats are spaced too far apart, it can create that awkward tension. 

What To Think About To Improve Your Home’s Overall Appeal Everybody wants to live in the best home they possibly can. Not everybody gets to have the biggest
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