Home improvement is usually associated with renovations and do it yourself carpentry and decorating. But there is a facet of home improvement which is often taken for granted. The things included in this aspect are also frequently overlooked. These simple things can be done with simple tips which have been taken for granted by many people. This area includes how to retain things inside the house.
In and Out
Part of improving your home is how you maintain things and the way you keep them. If you know how to better retain furniture, clothes, utensils and other wares around inside the house, you can continually improve the state of your abode. When you buy new things, you should also let go of old things. You can either put them in the store room, sell them or give these items away. The important thing is that you do not add the new things to the old ones for them to compete for space not only among themselves but more importantly with you and the people you live with. For example, once you buy a new sound system, you should get rid of the old one, especially if you intend to no longer use them. Do not use them as a decoration or for purposes other than what they were made for. Avoid making the old baffles as a new telephone rack.
Mix and Match
When you buy new things, try to find out whether there are varities of them which will match what you already have in the house. For example, if you need to buy a new table to use as a study corner which you will add to the furniture pieces you already have in your living room, make an effort to look for one which will mix or match with what is already there. The factors in mixing and matching include materials used or the make, design, color and style. If there is a common denominator for any one of these, you are in the right track. You would not want your house to look like a rag tag. There should be unity of the things you have, even only for certain groups.
Time and Tide
Aside from the mentioned “In and Out” where you displace old or any one item when a new one comes in, you should also regularly observe what old things you need to remove even when there is no new one that will come in. There could be furniture fads which have come and is now gone. Most of these fads are not really that useful especially if they are decorative in function. You would not want your house to look like it is forced to being a museum of the old things that you have but does not need. Get rid of that outdated old-style commemorative banner which is the centerpiece of your wall. Improve the image of your house with items which are of the present time and does not look like the things are survivors of a big tide which you would not want to remember.
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