Mar 27, 2020

Going through house renovation during a coronavirus outbreak

purple paint roller on the light brown wall
Paint a wall in a bright daring color

The world is facing one of the biggest challenges in its recent history - a coronavirus outbreak that has affected all the continents. Due to the seriousness of the situation, most of the countries have imposed strict preventive measures restricting interactions allowing the employed to work from home and children to attend online classes while staying at home, too. This is a time we need to take on the bright side and do something creative. Why not get down on house renovation during a coronavirus outbreak? All of a sudden, our family is at home spending time together. Or, if we live alone, we finally have that me-time we have dreamed of and which we haven’t had in years. Freshening up our homes can keep us busy and let us enjoy the time we spend on making it more the way we like it. It is time that we have now, and let’s use it. 

House renovation during a coronavirus outbreak

Try to avoid getting in touch with too many people due to the coronavirus outbreak. You should avoid some demanding renovation attempts like changing bathroom tiles, pulling down the walls and doing electrical work, as these require professional help and workers moving around your house doing their job. You can do a lot on your own - declutter the space, paint a wall or two, turn the balcony into your beautiful nook, or move the furniture around. Sometimes, a thing as simple as picking an accent chair and putting it in the right place can do wonders. What follows are a few easy and highly effective ways to freshen up the looks of your home and call it a successful home improvement.  

Make your space breathe - declutter

Getting rid of unnecessary things that choke your living space is a great way to start. Throw away everything that seems useless and then start decluttering room by room. Begin with the kitchen, as it is where we hide away loads of things we don’t need. Empty the cupboards, reorganize them, label the jars and keep the surfaces clean, giving them a minimalistic look. That’s the first step for getting your home in order.  Then do the same with other rooms throwing everything that seems unnecessary and out of place at first glance. You will be amazed at how fresh, new look it can give to your space. Decluttering is a step in the process of house renovation during a coronavirus outbreak that will also give you a feeling of relief, as everything will be much easier to keep clean and safe. 

Paint a wall or two

You have always wanted to have a wall painted in a bright, daring color to give a tinge of elegance to your spacious, white living room, but you never seemed to have that extra weekend to do it. Here is your chance. Order the shade you love and get started. Do it slowly and enjoy watching it turn into a home improvement detail you so longed for. 

Tidy your wardrobe

A tidy wardrobe makes you smile with joy when you open it - everything is organized, neat, and pleasant to look at. The clothes you aren’t wearing this season should be folded, rolled, and hung separately from your current clothes. Having a lot of time at your disposal should be enough for you to organize it the way you have always wanted to. Return to it over a few days and improve it each time a bit. Some of the things you decided you still needed yesterday may seem absolutely unnecessary on another day. You can always opt for storing items to prevent clutter.So, should you still feel emotional about the old clothes you don’t need, store them wisely and make your heart at peace. None of us can say an easy goodbye to things we are emotionally attached to. It is just so human. In the end, home improvement has a lot to do with how we feel.

Make your bookshelf catch the eye

Booklovers care a lot about the look of their bookshelf. Some like it with books scattered casually, breathing out a sophisticated charm. Others want it in order, looking color and size-smart. Decide what it is you like and get down to work. You can never make a mistake if you pile some books on the floor, too. If done properly, this can add to the overall look of the shelf, giving it a sense of smart extravagance. When you want to decorate your living room on a budget, a bookshelf and the way you organize books around can have a wonderful cost-free effect. 

A balcony nook

For all of you who are lucky to have a balcony - be it a tiny one; decorating it and making it an inseparable part of your home improvement plan is simply a must-do. Paint the walls if you need that change, put out some plants, add a cushion or two on the chairs or a tiny garden sofa, a few books on the coffee table and see how well that can beautify your balcony. Put up a sunshade, sit back and listen to music, read a book, phone your friends. That’s your perfect getaway spot. 

Boxes to store away

Once you have finished your home improvement project, it’s time to take care of the boxes you got ready to store away. For those of you who do not have any extra home space for storage, the best solution is to hire a professional moving company such as, because they offer storage services and keep your things safe. 

Easy to clean and disinfect

Now when you have put your home in order and refreshed it to your taste, it’s much easier to maintain a good level of cleanliness and safety during a coronavirus outbreak. Large, empty surfaces are easy to clean and disinfect. Stay safe, keep calm, and enjoy the new look and comfort of your home.

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