When was the last time you renovated your home or updated its decor? In 2014, over half of the participating homeowners on Houzz renovated their houses. Furthermore, over the last 10 years, 9% of people in the United States haven’t engaged in any projects to update their home’s decor. Another 47% haven’t addressed their home decor during the past 5 years.
There are quite a few homeowners, however, that are focusing on sustainable home improvement projects. These include having energy-efficient appliances and features installed, such as solar panels. Attic insulation and other weatherizing projects are also at the top of the list.
While some homeowners may be choosing to remodel their bathrooms or kitchens, 35% of remodeling jobs were for whole-home renovations. A Houzz survey showed that master bathroom remodels were popular, and approximately 60% of their participants indicated they were planning to remodel this space. A National Association of Home Builders survey found that 78% of requested remodeling jobs were for bathrooms, and 69% were for kitchens
Whether you’re planning to remodel your bathroom, kitchen, or your entire home, after these projects are completed, you’ll be focused on updating your decor. This will include purchasing new modern furniture. Chances are that you have already been working with an interior designer and have been perusing a modern furniture gallery.
Are you planning to “age in place?” A recent survey showed that over 50% of adults 60 and older are planning to do so. As a result, they are modifying their homes and decor accordingly. If you have just renovated your living room and den, for example, you may want to consider a few sleeper sofas. When properly cared for, these usually have a 7 to 15 year lifespan.
When you entertain guests, sleeper sofas are versatile pieces of furniture can provide comfortable seating for several people. When you have friends or family visiting from out of town, then you also have a place for them to sleep.
Since you want your house to feel like a home which reflects your personality and lifestyle, isn’t it time to work with an interior design service that can assist you with creating an ideal environment? Whether you choose to renovate or update your decor, just imagine how wonderful it will feel to live and entertain in a revitalized space.