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Unique Renovation Ideas

People consider renovations and extensions for many different reasons. It could be the need for a switch up, it could be the need for more space, or it could be the desire to add more value to the house for a sale. Renovations are never easy jobs, and the often affect normal daily life more than you would think. For example, if you’re having the kitchen renovated, you’ll find yourself doing your washing in the bathroom sink. But for all the hassle they cause, they are really beneficial in their own unique way. Talking about unique, there are a few unique renovation ideas that we’ll think you’ll like. Have an explore of the ideas below.

Attic Conversions

Attic conversions are a bit of a rarity. Growing up there would always be that one person with one, and you’d always find it so cool, almost like another world. Well, that was when we were growing up. As adults, they’re practical, funky, and a great escape from the rest of the house. If you’re going to do it, we recommend turning it into another room, preferably for your and your partner. The main body of the house can get a little hectic from time to time, and you rarely seem to have your own privacy, especially with children or teenagers running around. Plus, there’s usually so much space to design the perfect room. All you need to do is make sure it is properly insulated, and have a team come in to do the renovation for you. A lovely idea would be to put one of the windows above where you vision your bed being. That way you can look up at the night sky before going to bed!

Outhouses

Outhouses are another great way of creating space, but they usually have different uses. A lot of people prefer to have them as a home office, and if this is something you you need then it might be worth it. They’re usually not as expensive to make, and can often be a lovely little addition to your garden providing you have the space. There are plenty of companies out there who will be willing to do it for you. For example, Armstrong Steel building complaints are at an all time low, and they’ll be able to get the job done quick and to the standard you require. A nice idea might be to use it as a home gym. For those of you who really have the goal of getting fit, but hate the idea of walking into a gym, then this is the perfect solution for you. All you need to do is source some equipment, second hand will be cheaper, and make sure you’ve got a bit of heating going on so you’re not so cold.

Other little renovation ideas you might like is turning one of your rooms into a cinema room. If you have it spare, and know you’re not going to use it, then this is the perfect idea. Yes, they’re expensive, and yes, they might be a taste of the lavish lifestyle. But they’re the perfect place to relax with friends or family.

 

Naomi Isted
Editor in Chief, Naomi Isted is known as The Ultimate Lifestylist to her readers and viewers. She is a TV Presenter and Columnist. Ranked in the Top 100 LFW Social Media Influencers AW14 & SS15, Brand Ambassador for Pears Soap UK. Her Celebrity beauty TV Series currently airs to 27million homes on Physique TV in UAE, previously on Wedding TV in the UK. She brings fashion and beauty advice to her readers and viewers on a daily basis. She is Fashion and Beauty Columnist for Herald Scotland and has a Fashion and Beauty Bridal Blog for HELLO. She can usually be found attending celebrity fashion and beauty events in and around London and sharing the latest fashion and beauty trends with her readers.

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