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Cheap Ways to Brighten Up a Room

August 14, 2015

Mark Brandon is your go-to guy when it comes to home renovation and inspection. He shares his expertise to people through a variety of blogs like Safe and Sound Property Inspections. In this article, he shares some inexpensive ways on how to brighten up a dark room.

A dark and sad room can significantly affect one’s mood. As true as it may seem, many homeowners still think that room makeovers are only a hassle and that they are time-consuming and futile. They also worry that the rate of an interior designer and the costs for additional accessories are too high that it would no longer fit their allocated budget.

If this is your mindset, you really don’t have to worry about anything. Whether or not you have enough money, you can now make your room appear brighter and better. All you need is a little bit of imagination, creativity, and these simple tips:
Paint the Walls
The best way to brighten up your room without hurting your pocket is to use paint. You can choose a color that can somehow lighten your mood, such as pastels and white.

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These colors can fool the eyes, making you think the room is a bit brighter and larger.

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Organize the Furniture Pieces
A furniture piece can make or break the overall look of a room. So, it is vital that you pay attention to its placement. If you put it an area that causes it to block the light from entering, such as near the blinds, then expect that your room will look dull and dark.

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Maintain Cleanliness
When everything looks untidy and messy, of course, it would make a room look uninviting and dull. Therefore, it is essential that you maintain cleanliness at all times. If there are things that you no longer use, then it would be best that you put it to good use or sell it.  By doing this, you will not just make your room look bright; it will also give you an additional source of income.

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Not every room is gifted with natural light. Fortunately, there are decorating tips available today, that can definitely make a great difference. Thus, at the end of the day, room renovations will not be necessary. By then, you will realize that imagination can somehow add instant brightness.

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Author: Mark Brandon

Mark Brandon

Mark Brandon leads the content team for Safe and Sound Property Inspections and is extremely career-focused and family-oriented. He is also DIY builder with plenty of experience in home renovation and home inspection. Whenever he learns something new, he shares it online through blogs hoping it can help some people. To get updates, you can reach him via Google+.

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