Do you have experience managing multi-unit apartments or apartment complexes? Are you looking for someone to help you with repairs, improvements, and updates? Today, we’ll look at the top apartment remodeling ideas. We have suggestions and methods for you whether you’re renovating entire homes, making studio apartment renovations, or just renovating a single room. Designing the layout of an apartment may feel like a mountainous task, especially when the project is focused on small apartment remodeling projects.
Apartments are functional and cozy but later on, they start to feel cluttered and small. There are many ways to make it more spacious and inviting. Mentioned below are a few apartment remodeling tips and ideas:
1.Get Rid of Unwanted Walls
One of the most effective ways to make more space in an apartment is to knock down a wall or two that is blocking space. Walls that are no longer needed should be removed. This can help make more space for walk-in storage while also giving your flat a studio feel. Get in touch with a contractor and locate the wall that is not required and can be removed. Check thoroughly for any wiring or plumbing and once you get the green light go ahead and knock them out!
2. Use Lighter Color Schemes
To give your apartment a neutral, lighter, and more spacious feel, get rid of those dark walls and paint them in lighter shades, remember that neutral tones are popular amongst most individuals. This not only livens up the apartment but looks better during the day as well.
3. Use Lower Seating Arrangements
Instead of big and bulky couches, invest in lower seating and individual cushion pieces. This makes the apartment feel more spacious and adding bean bags or lower chairs will make it feel cozier.
4. Smart Storage
While it is inevitable to store things, the best way to manage unused space is by understanding the concept of smart storage. Wall shelves and small cabinets can be used to fill empty spaces. Reorganize the kitchen to add more storage items, such as cubes and dividers. Organize your closets in the same way.
5.Change Up the Floors
Changing the flooring in your apartment is another way to make it feel more spacious. Remove any old carpets or rugs, and if you have a wooden floor, shine and buff it up. This will add the illusion of a larger apartment and make it look more natural.
6. Go for a Minimalistic Look
Above all things, keep all ideas simple which are easily executable. While there are many options, being practical and sticking to your budget will help you find the ideal apartment. Tackle all projects one at a time and invest smartly.
7. Install a Glass Partition
If you are renovating a studio apartment and if privacy isn’t an issue, install a glass screen to divide rooms. This creates an illusion of visual separation while allowing enough light to pass through the entire apartment.
8. Use Lights Correctly
Proper lighting may drastically alter the appearance of an apartment. Add lighting fixtures, such as lamps or low-hanging lights, that help to create a focal point, depending on the design and size of your apartment. Adding lights to your countertops and above your eating areas can help to create a bright and exciting environment.
9. Be Bold, Be Brave
Don’t be scared to experiment with different patterns and textures that create illusions. For a more distinctive and quirky look, ditch the typical style in favor of something more adventurous that complements your style. Choose an L-shaped sofa set instead of the traditional rectangle. Just make sure it’s affordable and won’t take up too much space.
10. Have Fun With the Walls
Fill up the blank spaces of the walls with colorful artwork, lights, open shelves, or floating cabinets. Painting the walls will freshen it up, and create a cleaner look. Additionally, wallpapers are a great way to brighten up your walls because they are peeled on and off, they are easier to apply and less expensive than painting walls.
11. Redo the Deck
If the apartment has a wonderful balcony or deck, it can be a great place to relax and unwind. Decorate it with pillows or create a nice seating area to enjoy with others. Adding plants, lights, and some funky pillows will complete the look.
12. Use Mirrors
Bathrooms in apartments are typically small and uninteresting. Add an art deco mirror or one with lights to liven it up. Adding a decorative or vintage trim could make a difference, as well. To add more storage, add small floating shelves in the bathrooms.
With that, we’ve come to the end of our list of top apartment remodeling ideas that you can explore during any apartment remodeling project. Make use of these ideas to not only bring flair to apartment units but also save money. With McMillin Contracting Services you stay assured and we will be there to help at every step. We are a general contracting company established in San Diego that specializes in assisting and supporting the property management business.