REAL ESTATE

Real Estate: Renovation Ideas for Auckland Homes for 2019

Thursday 8 August 2019, 3:23PM
By Anna De La Puente
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AUCKLAND

 

Do you live in Auckland and you have no clue how to renovate your properties? Are you willing to renovate your old house with a new and complete changed look? Here are a few things you could consider:

Changing to larger windows

The first big trend you should be looking for Auckland renovations is larger windows. Not only they are aesthetically pleasing to look at but they offer the potential for energy efficiency (double glazed windows in particular). How effective is double glazing? Double glazed windows are highly efficient, reducing your heat loss or gain by up to 30% when compared to single-glazed windows. Glass is a good heat conductor, which means heat transfers straight through your windows without double glazing. Large windows allow more light to pass through the house saving artificial lighting and electricity and with double glazing, it keeps the heat inside the home.

Smart Technology/ Automation

What is an home automation system? Home automation or domotics is building automation for a home, called a smarthome or smart house. A home automation system will control lighting, climate, entertainment systems, and appliances. It may also include home security such as access control and alarm systems. The future is all about the new technology and if you are looking to renovate your house don’t forget to add smart technology. From your kitchen to the showers, from the electronic appliances to the doors of your houses, all can be controlled with the use of smart technology which can help streamline a lot of manual tasks and save time.

Choosing the right color paints

At some point or another, we’ve all been there; how to choose the best paint colors, and how to use them to your advantage can be quite the riddle to solve. But color experts says, ‘color is the backbone of design.’ And indeed it is as it can instantly transform any space. Your renovation might need a new color to get start with, so getting auckland painters in to revamp the interior and exterior is an easy way to revamp the home. Grey and white are never old, but you should change them into a warmer tone. In 2019, replace your cold whites with the warm, softer whites. As for the greys, warmer grey is a much option that a cooler grey.  More importantly, if you are willing to sale your house, paint it with the neutral colors since it makes the house look larger and brighter.

Use Of Space

Take control over your tiny space so that it works the best for your needs. Whether you need to maximise storage or want an optical illusion to make it look bigger, there's a solution for your small home woes. Nowadays, houses are becoming smaller due to which the spacing is the biggest issue. Using your space in a clever way can fit in a load of things in a small area. Existing areas can be transformed in practical and attractive ways, you can use baskets and big boxes to set your things aside. Stacking up the boxes over another can save your space in a very clever way. Moreover, the area under the stairs can provide comfortable extra seating space for one to study.

 Bright colored Kitchens

While its obviously one’s personal choice to have dull and lighter colors for the kitchen, the new trends are completely the opposite. Designers nowadays are suggesting colorful kitchen which can give a lively look to your house. Colors like green are blue will make a perfect choice for the cabinets. Re-paint or re-build your one tone kitchen cabinet into a two one for a better outcome. To integrate this trend, try coupling lighter upper cabinets with darker lower cabinets or a colorful kitchen island with neutral-colored perimeter cabinets. White, ivory, yellow, red, green, blue and gray are all popular paint colors, both for walls and as accents. But it's important to understand how to use them if you want to brighten up the most important room in your home.

Doubling Up In The Bathroom

To save space or having some fun with your siblings or partners, doubling up in the bathroom is the coolest trend of 2019. Make your bathroom multifunctional, with double sinks and showers fitted side by side. This can make brushing your teeth easier not having to wait for the other sibling to come out and also you can enjoy having shower together with your partner making it more romantic. How much space would you need for a double sink? For a single sink, you need at least 76 centimeters of width, but 91 to 107 centimeters is more comfortable. Double sinks. You can squeeze two sinks into 152 centimeters of width, but 183 centimeters or more is preferred