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3 Things to Mind When Renovating Your Living Room

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David Hucks
David Hucks is a 12th generation descendant of the area we now call Myrtle Beach, S.C. David attended Coastal Carolina University and like most of his family, has never left the area. David is the lead journalist at

Renovating will always tear up your mind into two pieces. The first one will be so excited by the idea you’re renovating and getting a new look to your home, and the other one will be devastated by the same idea and the need to spend so much time in dirt, dust, and rubbish.

If you’re preparing for this challenge or have already started, you need to mind three key things – practicality, furniture, and natural light. These are the things we’re talking about in this article. We will explain why these things are essential to focus on and why everything else should be secondary. Keep reading if you want to know about proper renovating of your living room.

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1. Opt for practicality

When renovating your living room, you need to mind the practicality. When we talk about the practicality of your living room, we’re actually talking about minding your comfort while staying in it. The living room is where people spend the most time at home, so you must feel comfortable.

If you’re repainting, thinking about tearing down walls, and creating new ones, you must focus on the main thing – are you going to feel comfortable inside? You must create a new look based on your needs from the living room.

People who enjoy watching the TV should opt for easy access to the sofa and make sure the TV is placed strategically to be seen from everywhere. That means dragging the cables and placing them in the right spots is essential, just as it ensures that no other furniture or items will block the view.

2. Don’t forget to change the furniture

What’s a renovation without entirely changing the looks of the living room? If you don’t change the old furniture, did you even renovate? Check your budget before starting the project and see if you can afford a new sofa, coffee table, and armchairs. If you don’t, wait for better times when you will be capable of doing it.

Choosing the perfect living room furniture is crucial. If you’re making changes and turning the style of the living room into something different, you’ll want the furniture to go with the new style. Most people who opted for a modern look but would like to make changes and add some rustic, post-modern, or another type of design, will need adequate furniture.

Luckily for everyone, stores are full of ideas and designs. There’s no style that manufacturers lack to provide. All you need to do is think about your main idea and go for the furniture you think will be best for your newly renovated living room.

The main items are the sofa, the armchair, and the coffee table. Variations are possible, and many other items go with them, but these are essential. Depending on your budget, you may want more other stuff, like cabinets, drawers, bookstands, and other things.

3. Let more natural light inside

Following trends and novelties in architecture is always a wise idea. One of the things that architects and interior design focus on lately is creating a self-sustainable habitat. One of the main ideas to achieve this is installing big oversized windows which will let enough natural sunlight inside the living room.

With this in mind, you should ask your interior designer to change the looks of your living room by creating oversized windows that will let enough sunlight inside. This trend was big in the Victorian era, but it lost its value along the way. Now, it is coming back and dominating the design scene.

It’s a great idea to add some flowers and plants too. With so much natural light, these plants will thrive in your living room, making a great atmosphere you’ll enjoy. Flowers and plants can be true friends of your living room because they create a feeling of you being outside your home.

If you’re living in a house, you might want to consider adding sunroofs. This idea is not for everyone, but you might not have another chance to do it, so consider this. The sunroof will let you look at the sky and enjoy the rain falling over your home, creating a truly romantic atmosphere.


These three things to focus on are vital when you’re renovating your home and focusing on your living room. If you don’t like how the place looks, it’s best to change it from the core. These projects are often done only once in your life, so you better do them right.

As you’ve read above, we suggested adding more natural sunlight inside, changing the old furniture with new, and creating the best possible interior design to provide practicality and comfort. Manage to get all three, and you’re getting the best possible living room.

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