While lifestyle and comfort go hand in hand, space utility and limitations are also as important while remodeling your home. Technology and innovation are changing the way we build, furnish and renovate our homes. With that in mind, here’s the smartest, most interesting and innovative home improvement ideas.
Technology and innovation are revolutionizing home improvement. There is no telling what will be reinvented or redeveloped next. With the rise of the cost of living, space becomes valuable, not unless you live in Glenview or Kenilworth with 20,000 square foot of living space.
Here are 40 Smart, Interesting and Innovative Home Renovation Ideas
1. Smart Bedroom Remodeling Ideas For Small Rooms
When space is the limitation, innovation is your closest friend. You will need to make the most of the little spaces that are otherwise left unaccounted for. Raising your bed above ground creates space beneath and utilizes the already existing above.
2. Maximize your living space with space-saving furniture
This is a great idea for studio apartments and lofts in the city. You can save up to 400 square foot of living space with this smart renovation idea.
3. Convertible furniture
Convertible furniture comes in handy when you have the need for an extra bed for those who choose to sleep over. Sofa by day and bed by night. This is perfect for one bedroom apartments where every inch of living space is valuable.
4. Balcony renovation ideas
You can free up some space on the inside and utilize the balcony area instead. While shopping for furniture, make sure you get all-weather furniture for your balcony as well as the roof top area.
5. Backyard renovation ideas
If your backyard area is not that spacious, you can try and use transformable chairs. they save on space and are easier to set up. All weather furniture is always available.
6. Do It Yourself Jacuzzi ideas
DIY Jacuzzi is a great idea for a home project. They are becoming even more affordable by the day. Alot of innovation has gone into making Jacuzzi installation affordable and available no matter the size of your home.
7. Ceiling Renovation Ideas
You can create space almost everywhere, you just need an innovative mind and will to renovate the smart way. This is where professional advise comes in handy. While looking for storage space, your architect can advise you on where you can redesign create more storage space.
8. Cheap Wooden Sheds Renovation Ideas
Cheap wooden sheds create that extra storage space for things you don’t need lying around in the house. While wood is becoming even the more rare by the day, there has never been a better time to invest in lumber construction. Lumber is cheap to build with and very easy to renovate, repair and maintain. It is also warmer than concrete.
9. Swimming Pool Area Renovation Ideas
Your swimming pool area bears so much potential, only if you know what to do with it. The swimming pool area is perfect for hosting guests, relaxing or partying with friends and family. While considering renovating your swimming pool area, your architect or designer should advise you on how to maximize your resources and space.
10. Cheap Container Homes Renovation Ideas
No longer are containers considered storage and transportation mediums. The space has been deemed enough for homes. Engineering and architecture has come a long way in developing alternative homes. Container homes are gaining traction in the industry. You can even make your home mobile, since it’s a container, right? Let’s hold that thought… Moving on!
11. Cheap Iron-Sheet Homes
These houses are perhaps the most ideal country homes. They do not need a foundation, are solar powered and made of iron; very easy to renovate. Need I mention they are cheap too?
12. Outdoor Stars Installation and Renovation
Sometimes getting into the house through the front door is not always that easy. You can make minor adjustments to the way you move in between rooms in your home. Outdoor spiraling staircases can be installed as emergency exits or just alternative routes.
13. Sliding Garage Door Installation and Renovation
Garage doors should have ”sub-doors” when you are entering your garage on foot.
14. Smart Fireplace Area Renovation and Installation
If the fireplace is that important to you, then there are some nifty ideas architects and designers have come up with. As technology and renovation redefines the way we design our living space, the fireplace cannot be left out during this transformation.
15. Suspended Bed In Living Area Renovation
Space and more space. If you live in the city especially, you need this. While renovating your small living space, it is always idealistic to consult home renovation experts to know what your options are.
16. Garage Space Renovation Ideas
If you are not that keen on keeping things hung or organized in the garage, there are options for you, example these retractable roll-out shelves.
17. Garage Renovation and Space Creation
This is not a wallpaper, you can actually stack your cars in the garage, if you have that many.
18. Cheap And Transformable Sheds
More ideas for sheds. Combining innovation, technology and the goodness of mother nature could be your one way ticket to convenience and smart saving.
19. Pre-assembled Roofing Ideas
If you need things built faster, and you hate lengthy construction work you can get them pre-assembled. Then you can ship to your location. Roofing has come a long way and no longer are iron sheets the only way to roof.
20. Garden Shed Renovation
The garden shed is one of the best places to store away what you do not use regularly. With the advent of renovation ideas, you can transform your shed to anything you want. The one below, for example is was a shed some time ago. It is now a peaceful area where the owner can have some quiet and alone time.
21. House On Wheels
If you travel and choose to take the whole, or part of your home with you, you will need all the space and innovation possible.
22. Backyard Relaxation Area Renovation
There are hundreds of ideas for your backyard, and you don’t need a pool area to wow your friends
23. Barbecue Area Renovation and Installation
Always be ready for the holidays with improved barbecue areas, modified for convenience, comfort and style.
24. Home Courtyard Renovation
Open plan courtyards are a thing now. Ever wondered the best place to host friends and relax ith family over drinks and what not? Make use of the space in the backyard by installing or renovating the courtyard area.
25. Kids’ Bedroom Renovation Ideas
Who says you need a bedroom for each little one? You can work with what you have and come up with something for everyone.
26. Bedroom Furniture Renovation
27. Kids Play Area Renovation and Installation
Play-dates for the little ones are a great way to keep your kids occupied while you do important things. It is even better if the play area is within your watch.
28. Smart Kitchen Renovation and Space Utilization
Check out these kitchen renovation ideas, featuring retractable working stations, roll-out cabinets and space-saving furniture.
29. Pre-assembled Backyard Installation
30. Sauna Remodeling and Installation Ideas
31. Innovative Space-conscious Shower Remodeling and Installation
Your studio apartment needs one of these transformable showers.
32. Spiraling Staircase Installation and Renovation
33. Loft Remodeling And Renovation
34. Attic Renovation and Remodeling
The attic, if not used for storage can be an extra room, if you need one. You might be amazed by how much space there is up there.
35. Basement Remodeling And Renovation
It might be costly to redo a whole basement, but once it’s done, you will not regret a penny. There are so many things you can do with a basement. Home cinema, gaming room, gym, wine cellar, bomb shelters, bunkers, etc. you never know…moving on swiftly
36. Staircase Space Utilization Ideas
Who knew the space beneath the staircase is big enough for a whole toilet! Well, I did and maybe it is, just get in touch with a home improvement professional to find out.
37. Lighting Renovation and Remodeling Ideas
Absolutely nothing beats concealed ceiling lights. It might be tricky to replace the bulbs but that’s a thought for another day. Now, all you need to think about is make your home more beautiful than ever.
38. Studio Apartment Renovation and Remodeling
39. Backyard Cottages Installation and Renovation
40. Pre-assembled Homes
Pre-assembled homes are by far the easiest and quickest ways to build. They are cheaper too as they require fewer labor hours. Thanks to innovation and technology, you can now build a home within a week.
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What’s trending? Analyses from top designers
There is nothing wrong with making your kitchen all-white. However what’s currently trending is matte. An alternative to aluminum, matte brings out the shine in your kitchen, you will forget stains and muffs around the kitchen and they are very easy to clean.
Marble Home Decor
One of the most liked home improvement ideas on Pinterest revolves around marble. The kitchen, bathroom, and fireplace can use a marble touch. Marble is shinier than glass and ceramic, making it even the more desirable. Anything that was once ceramic including sinks, the bath tub, wall dividers for the bathroom and toilet could use marble. Choose a theme you can work wit as there are a variety of designs and colors you can work with.
Gone are the days when we used to upgrade from wood furniture to leather or ceramic, wood is making a comeback and it is huge. From carved tables to polished wooden floors, wood, especially hard wood and rare types of wood are becoming even the more popular. Blackwood, mahogany, afrormosia, amazon rosewood, marple tree among others are some of the rare exotic woods that are making a huge comeback, when it comes to home remodeling.
Exposed brick is a classic. With technology and innovation, you do not have to have actual brick walls to mimic exposed brick. These new tiles resemble actual brick, which is European. Subway tiles are an alternative to this and boy don’t they look surreal! Tiling has come a long way over the past century, and with the need for more awesome decor ideas, tiles are paving way for the future.
Forget automatic garage doors, smart homes are new trends that are slowly turning our houses into gizmo havens. Your smoke detector, home security system, fireplace, lights, thermostat, infotainment system and even drapes can be automatically operated from your smartphone.
Before starting a home improvement project, you need as many ideas as possible. The right professionals can guide you through your options. Home improvement should be fun, productive and timely, and at PMPC we do just that.