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There are so many reasons why it’s easy to feel as though your home is a work in progress. Sometimes you can feel like you’re putting all of your money into your home, and it can only get further from the image you have in your mind. If so, then you’re facing the same fate that many other homeowners are, and that’s always finding something new that needs doing. If you think back to what you wanted your home to look like when you first bought it, you’ve probably already reached that and gone above and beyond.

So you see, nothing may ever be good enough.

But what you can do is keep working towards the home of your dreams so that you can actually feel house proud. You can finally feel some sense of achievement, and we have a few ways that you can do so. Sometimes it’s the smaller changes that make a big difference to how you feel about your home.

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The Ignored Parts Of Your Home

There will no doubt be some areas of your home that just aren’t getting any attention at all because they’re just not seen as important. What’s seen as important are the parts of your home such as the living room and the kitchen, because let’s face it you’re not going to encourage people to admire your roof. But actually, the benefits of having your roof renovated or repaired are huge. Bills that you once used to feel were so high could be reduced. Or perhaps you have started to notice damp patches on the ceiling. Or, it might be that your roof is a complete eyesore to look at! Roofing companies are seeing more repairs that go unnoticed for so long simply because people fail to look up, or don’t account that considering a tile has fallen off the roof, there might be a problem.

Show Home Ready 

Now it’s time to get your home show home ready, because that’s what most people are concerned about. To do so we have a simple tip. There are interior design websites that you can use to find styles and designs of rooms you like, and they’ll tell you where the products can be found. If not, you can spend some time buying something similar and perhaps cheaper. It saves you all that creativity time where your ideas might not even gel together. You can then think about finishing touches, such as adding light with chandelier style casings which are back in style now, and art to match the class the chandeliers bring.

Renters Nightmare

Some people have not made it into their own homes, which means they’re stuck with a renter’s nightmare. Wanting to change little things about the home such as the color of the walls, but being unable to do so. We’d recommend you speak to your landlord and come to some sort of agreement that will allow you to make changes. We’d also recommend getting yourself onto the property ladder with your own property. Even if you’re buying a much cheaper apartment rather than a house first, it’s so much better than renting.

While you’re still renting, it’s definitely worth considering how you can take control of your home too. Even if your landlord is reluctant about you making any changes to the property itself, there are still things you can choose to do. Unless your home is provided as a furnished property, you can choose what furniture you want to have on display. Investing in some quality pieces from a brand like Sierra Valley Furniture doesn’t need to wait until you’re a homeowner. Treat yourself to some beautiful, long-lasting furniture that could be with you for life, instead of waiting for an unknown date when you can start buying things you want.

You deserve to make your home your own as a renter. Taking steps to personalize it ensures you feel right at home, instead of like a guest in someone else’s home. Even small things can help to make your home more like your own.

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Digital Product Creator at Kori at Home
Kori is a late diagnosed autistic/ADHD mom. She is currently located in Albany, NY where she is raising a neurodiverse family. Her older daughter is non-speaking autistic (and also has ADHD and Anxiety) and her youngest daughter is HSP/Gifted. A blogger, podcaster, writer, product creator, and coach; Kori shares autism family life- the highs, lows, messy, and real. Kori brings her own life experiences as an autistic woman combined with her adventures in momming to bring you the day-to-day of her life at home. Kori is on a mission to empower moms of autistic children to make informed parenting decisions with confidence and conviction.

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