Our homes are where we spend our time when we’re not working. It’s place where we get to be ourselves, raise our families and entertain our friends. While we want it to be a place of comfort, we also want it to look good and this means decorating and spending money.
Here are five tips to help you save money.
The right tools for the job
Having the right tools is essential for the success of your decorating projects. Buy good quality paint brushes and rollers. Scrimping on these items won’t achieve as good a finish when painting as the more expensive ones. In the long run, this will actually save you money.
When assembling furniture or putting up shelves, having a pipe detector will help you to avoid drilling through an electrical cable or water pipe. This can save you a huge amount of money, especially if you need to call a water leak finding company
Hire a Decorator
If a job looks like it’s going to be too complicated, consider hiring a decorator. It would, more than likely save you some money in the long run.
Never pay full price
Do your research to find the best furniture or decor at the lowest possible price. Use the internet to find sales or compare prices at different furniture store. This will make your budget go a bit further in the long run.
Take Your Time
Impulse buys end up costing you more. Decide what you want your room to look like before you buy – what kind of furniture suits your lifestyle, what colours you prefer – that way you buy exactly what you want and don’t waste money on things you’ll end up not using.
It’s In the Details
Although furniture, paint, and window coverings are a very important part of decorating, it’s the details that give it your personal stamp and make it truly yours. Choose pieces that speak to you and your personality – things that you’ll truly love for years to come.