Ideas You Can Use To Create the Illusion of Space

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Space limitation is something a significant number of homeowners struggle with. Whether your home is simply small or perhaps it has become overrun with clutter, living in a cramped space can be quite disheartening. However, you do not have to resign yourself to the situation. There are a number of tips and tricks that home builders can use in your home to make it appear larger than it actually is. Here are some of the ideas that you can use to create the illusion of space in your home.

Segregate the space

It can be quite difficult to create boundaries if you live in a small space such as a studio. Nevertheless, it is not an impossible task. A mistake people tend to make is leaving these small spaces with an open plan, which makes it seem like every section integrates with the other. Rather than do this, you should opt to create boundaries that would differentiate the various living spaces.

An easy way of doing this would be by opting for sliding doors rather than have solid dividing walls. The sliding doors give you the chance to open up and expand your living space as need be. This creates the illusion that the space can be extended. Another option you could consider is investing in functional items that can spate the various sections. For instance, a bookshelf dividing your living area and sleeping area create a boundary while still providing you with storage.

Make the most of natural lighting

Another way that you can create the illusion of additional space is by making your home as illuminated as possible. There are various ways that home builders can achieve this for you. The first option that you could opt for larger windows in your home. The larger the windows, the more natural light streams in and the larger your space looks. If you are concerned about privacy, you could opt for frosted windows that will still let in light but will not allow people outside to have a peek into your home.

The second option that you could consider are skylights. Skylights can be installed anywhere on your ceiling and make a great source of natural light for darkened corridors, bathrooms and more. Another benefit of increasing the natural light in your home is that it could also end up reducing your overall energy costs. With increased illumination in your space, the less dependence you would have on artificial lighting when the sun is out.


25 August 2016

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Hello. My name is Tina and this is my home improvement blog. The bathroom is one of the most important rooms in the house. My mother used to always say that you could discover a lot about a person by how clean their bathroom was. Because of this advice, I have always been very worried about the state of my bathroom. Last year, I was convinced that the bathroom was too old and grubby so I contacted a team of contractors who came out to work on it. They re-tiled the place and installed a new sink and splashback. I really love me new bathroom and I hope you like my new blog.