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Decorating An Extension: Tips and Tricks

One of the best things about moving into a new place is the excitement of being able to do the house up and make it your own.

When it comes to building an extension on your home there are so many options you can consider and a lot of different directions you can take it. Here are some of the things you can think about when you come to decorate your home or add something new.

Wait until summer

Summer time is always a better time for you to carry out any renovations on your home because not only will you get more daylight to carry out work, but things such as cement and concrete will dry much quicker than they do in the winter.

If you can wait until the weather warms up there is less chance of rain and other weather conditions and this can really help you to nail down your work and complete it in a much shorter time frame than you would have before.

Lay a thick foundation

It is crucial that no matter what you build on your home, that you always take the time to lay down a good solid foundation.

The foundation of your project is the most crucial part of it and if you don’t get it right first time it can be incredibly difficult for you to fix. Take your time finding a level surface and make sure that the ground is dense enough to avoid subsidence and this will help you massively.

Buy great supplies

When it comes to building a new part of the home it is important for you to take into account the quality of the products you buy.

If you want to ensure that you have the best possible products for your building project you will want to look at trade websites and builders merchants. A lot of the time if you can spend the extra money on these products you will get a good discount for buying in bulk.

Store furniture

Once you start a building project it can be incredibly tempting for you to start buying lots of new furniture and items for the home to make the house as comfortable and stylish as you can.

The good thing is that you can start to buy items for the extension in advance, store them in a storage container and use a removals company once the work is completed in order to get the project finished up quickly.

Have fun

It is so important when you want to do something to your home that you have fun with it all! The best part about owning a house is that you can do whatever you want and make it into your own personal paradise.

So what if the colours you use are crazy, or the layout of the room is like something from a spaceship? It’s your space and your decision so have fun and make it work! It’ll be worth it in the end.

Disclaimer: This is a collaborative post.

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