5 Tips to Update Your Home Spaces



Whether your home was perfectly custom-built or had a few things to update, interior design, architectural trends, and floor layouts are continually improving, which may inspire you to update your home spaces.


If you have been in your home for some time now or you were just waiting to make a few renovations, there is no better time than the present to start.


Investing in your home, from the initial purchase to renovations, can have substantial financial, health, and lifestyle benefits.


How to Update Your Home Spaces

Here are five tips to help you update your spaces and instantly elevate any style and add value to your home.


#1 Add architectural details.

You may be residing in a 100-year-old home or a new build, but the luxury look and feel is tucked into the details.


Architectural elements like crown molding, built-ins, antique doors, or whatever best fits your home’s style, can turn any home from uniform to unique—and you don’t even need a massive renovation to get the awe-effect.


Find fun and interesting pieces that match your current home style and add them throughout the house for a consistent look.


#2 Spruce up your porch or patio.

First impressions really do have a lasting impact, and for your home, the front of your house is where you can quickly make one. It is your home, so you can go as big or as small as you prefer with any porch and patio renovation.


If you prefer more spacious designs, then you may want to consider extending your front porch. If you are trying to highlight your home’s style, strategically add matching pieces like planters, lights, railings, and more details that heighten your curb appeal.


#3 Create a more seamless look.

If you have already renovated a few areas of your home, the style of your house may be inconsistent in the following ways:

  • Mismatched decades in the architecture

  • Varied floor stains

  • Differing panel sizes

These inconsistencies can make transitioning from room to room feel abrupt and unnatural.


This is when you may want to work with a renovation and construction company that is skilled at seeing the big picture to help you create a seamless look throughout your house.


#4 Replace the windows.

Window replacements may not seem like a glamorous update, but new windows offer more than an energy-efficient home and lifestyle. New windows can be a complete aesthetic upgrade. Install larger windows to create a dramatic effect or perhaps opt for a white trim to modernize your look.


#5 Invest long-term in your home.

Whether they are major or minor updates to your home spaces, they should work to increase the value of your home and improve its functionality.


If you are unsure where to start or how to best complete updates and renovations in your home, you may choose to hire a renovation and construction company to manage your project from start to finish.


At Ryan A. Jones & Associates, we work with you to capture and interpret your unique vision. The finished product is a well-planned and coordinated home of your dreams that will be admired and enjoyed for years to come. Contact us today to learn how we can help!