The Only Home Improvement Plan You'll Need In 2017

February 21, 2017
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Stale decor killing your home's vibe? Time for a little home-improvement work to spruce things up. However, re-decorating your home takes time and money, so it's always wise to plan in advance (for the sake of your sanity and wallet).

Not sure which area of the home should you start working on? No worries; Check out Qanvast's home improvement plan, which will show you when, where and how to keep your home looking on point this 2017!

January to March: Focus On The Kitchen

The Only Home Improvement Plan You'll Need In 2017

Interior Designer: Senterior Design

For the first quarter of the year, give your kitchen the much-needed update by completely re-organizing the pantry. Look through every shelf to discard expired food, broken cutleries, and faulty appliances from last year. Once the shelves are cleared, restock them with healthy food supplies and new tools to serve you better for the New Year.

The Only Home Improvement Plan You'll Need In 2017

Interior Designer: Archiplan Interior Design

If that hasn't freed up space in your kitchen, a storage upgrade is in order. Consider hiring a trusted professional to help you upsize your existing kitchen cabinetry. The right cabinetry configuration with ample compartments will fully maximise kitchen space and minimise clutter.

April to June: Refresh The Bedrooms

The Only Home Improvement Plan You'll Need In 2017

Interior Designer: Colony Design

The second quarter of the year is an amazing time to refresh the bedrooms – one on average for every month. You can choose to spruce up the dull walls with a bolder shade of paint, or have them completely revamped using adhesive wallpapers in your favourite patterns.

The Only Home Improvement Plan You'll Need In 2017

Interior Designer: Konan Design Sdn Bhd

To ensure a trimmed and flawless finish, repair any cracks and holes first and prime the walls with a stain-blocking primer to conceal old stains. Painting the rooms one at a time will give you enough space to move the furniture around until the paint dries up entirely. If time allows, consider adding crown molding to the rims of the walls for an elegant and high-end look.

The Only Home Improvement Plan You'll Need In 2017

Interior Designer: Hoe & Yin Design Studio

July to September: Revamp Your Bathroom

The Only Home Improvement Plan You'll Need In 2017

Interior Designer: Ace Space Design

We're halfway into the year - this calls for a bathroom makeover! Every bathroom deserves a stylish focal point, and chic wall embellishments such as colourful mosaic tiles or rectangle subway tiles do just the trick.

The Only Home Improvement Plan You'll Need In 2017

Interior Designer: Grazioso Design

When choosing the right colours for the tiles, keep in mind to pick one that matches the permanent components of the bathroom such as the flooring and cabinets, rather than something that is more frequently changed like curtains. Modern tiles are fun to mix-and-match, and are cheap and easy to replace once damaged.

October to December: Declutter Your Closet

The Only Home Improvement Plan You'll Need In 2017

Architect: 0932 Design Consultants

The last quarter of the year in Malaysia is packed with festive seasons, making it less suitable and inconvenient for extensive remodelling projects. Nevertheless, you can make the most out of these three months by clearing out your closets.

The Only Home Improvement Plan You'll Need In 2017

Source: GabWorthy

Smart decluttering tips include dividing the items into three bags: keep, throw, and donate. If you have a garage or a garden, sort through the items and group them in their respective zones such as gardening tools and automotive toolboxes.


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