When it is time for you to take steps in renovating your home for a fresh feel, we suggest that this time you choose an eco-friendly approach with the ideas that are easy to implement and will also save your money. These tips will help you efficiently approach your home renovation, so that instead of completely changing the where and what of your interiors, you can do some minor changes which will bring you a new lifestyle.
Deconstruct and not demolish
Before you take any actions on destroying your property to start with something new, go around your house to see whether you can save some of the things to be used with a new approach. Rather than destroying the old furniture or decorations, try to move it to another room where it can be utilized. This will save you money and add value to other parts of your house. If the thing is not broke, it can be reused. Try refurbishing of the furniture and change the cushion covers instead of spending money on new items.
Donate the unwanted items
If you really do not require your old items, instead of tossing it out in the dump, try to donate it to some consignment shop. Do not let the value of old items go waste. Give it away for re-purposing. Try to donate the items to the organizations which help the underprivileged people’s lives better. This way, with being eco-friendly, you are also helping your community in more than one ways.
Be energy efficient
While buying new appliances for your home, try to find the ones which are energy efficient and do not suck out on your bills. Install the wiring with proper grounding to prevent any voltage leaks that cause more consumption of energy. Most of the products have like refrigerators, microwaves, air conditioners, etc. have star ratings on them which give information on your energy efficient they are.
Use low VOC Paints
Avoid the use of toxic paint in your next renovation. There the VOC paints available in the market, which is nature-friendly. VOC paints are odorless and 100% acrylic and splatter resistant. They also do not contain any harmful chemicals which can cause damage to your eyes and skin.
Have broader windows
One thing that needs your attention is the sources of lights in your home. Keep the passage of light as wide as you can so bring warmth and light into your house. You must have noticed the moisture in the closed rooms and that musty smell and damp corners. All of these problems will be fixed, and your body will get the required vitamin D. There are also solar power plants available in the market, which is a trending source of power in many homes.