Maximizing Space in your Warren, NJ Home

Many people have been choosing smaller homes in order to reduce their carbon footprint. This creates the need to fully utilize smaller living spaces.

Several different ways to make the rooms in your house feel and appear more spacious include:

-Multi-purpose furnishings

-Kitchen islands with additional storage underneath

-Nesting tables

-Ottomans that serve not only as foot-rests but as coffee tables, storage areas

-Window seats with bookshelves or storage underneath

-Wall-mounted TVs have become a popular way of adding space. Along with hanging pots and pans to save valuable kitchen space.

Space-saving trends don’t stop with multipurpose furnishing. Warren, NJ remodelers have seen increased requests for pocket doors and wall-mounted sliding doors. Homeowners have also requested that unnecessary walls be removed to provide more open space. This concept allows for the room to feel larger and brighter. Other methods used to open up spaces are larger vinyl windows to expand line of sight outside.

Additional space saving tips are:

-Kitchen cabinets that reach the ceiling

-Space under stairs converted into a tiny office, library, seasonal storage or a pantry

-Built in shelves and extending current shelves

-Beds with built in drawers providing organized storage and the reduction of those hard to clean areas

Finally, furnishing can greatly impact the look and spaciousness of your Warren, NJ home.  Lighter shades of carpet or area rugs are secrets of a designer trying to give a visual open feel. Rooms can actually look and feel larger if the furniture is sized properly and proportionately.

There are many experts in the marketplace, from Warren, NJ remodelers to furniture advisers and interior designers that can help you follow the latest trends.

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