Friday, 19 Jul 2024

Redo Your Master Bedroom

It may be time to redo your master bedroom due to divorce, remarriage changing tastes. You can overhaul this important room without having to appear on a reality remodeling TV show.

Pack It All Up

It’s a pain, but the first step is to pack everything up. You must “out with the old” before you can “in with the new.” Weed out old clothes and knick-knacks as you go. Be brutal. Arrange for old mattress pickup Palo Alto CA and a local charity organization to haul off your bedroom furniture. Set yourself up in temporary headquarters on the sofa or in the guest room. It will be uncomfortable for a few weeks but keep your eye on the prize.

Repaint the Walls

Choose a light neutral color and finish that will look good with any type of furniture and bedding you choose. Grays, pale blues and tans work well. Finish the trim with white or a darker shade of your wall color. It’s amazing how a fresh coat of paint can breathe new life into a space.

Replace the Carpet

Adding a plush carpet to your bedroom will make your toes happy every time you climb out of bed on a cold morning. Thick carpet also acts as sound insulation. If you’re prone to allergies or have pets, consider a sustainable wood flooring such as bamboo or cork. With a few added throw rugs, both provide a warm look to a bedroom.

Buy the Furniture You Want

Now is your chance to get the bedroom set that you really want whether it’s a high backboard, under bed storage, antique pieces, or a matched set from a custom furniture maker. Assume that you will be keeping this furniture forever. To figure out the cost, divide the expense of the perfect furniture by the number of years you will enjoy it for the rest of your life.

You don’t have to be a designer to redo your master bedroom as there are reputable interior design company out there for you to consult. You just need the commitment to stick with it until you get the bedroom of your dreams.