Generally speaking, there are two types of people in this world.
- Those who purchase a house.
- Those who build a house.
If you are reading this article, that means you belong to the second category. Right? Although, there is no issue with purchasing a house. In fact, you get everything already well constructed. All you need to do is to pay money and sign the papers. And you’ll have your property.
However, is there any fun in doing that? No! You see, life is filled with ups and downs, but your home will be the only place that will stay a constant part of all your memories. And when they have such a crucial part in your life, building it on your own seems like a great idea. Perhaps, you also think the same, that’s why you are here.
Having an idea is not enough! You might agree that there is a difference between merely an idea and in reality. More specifically, the reality is poles apart from the original idea. The home you have created in your dreams will have to go through several changes to become a reality. However, it doesn’t mean that it is not possible at all.
In fact, we’ll tell you how you can make your dream a reality. That means you need to read this blog very carefully. We have compiled a few points that’ll help you construct and enhance the property’s value. So, without making you wait for more, Let’s build it!
Create the blueprint of the house
First of all, you need to create a blueprint of the place. If you are good at designing, you can do it on your own. Yet, we will suggest you take the help of an architect. You can draw a rough draft and discuss the things you want to include in your place. Don’t get hesitant while talking. In addition to this, ensure that the rooms are designed to let sun rays get in.
Perhaps, if you think that your idea might seem absurd to them, you are wrong! Think about all the beautiful monuments created in the world’s history; they also originated from an idea. So, if they had the courage to turn their vision into reality, you can do it as well. In short, every thought that you have in your mind regarding your home, you should disclose it to the architect. You never know; they might design it even better.
Schedule your appointment with the contractor
The next thing on the list is to research all the contractors of your city. Don’t hire anybody and give them the money. Before you hire anybody, you need to do some background research. You should look for their website and read the testimonials. Once you have finalized a contractor, you should book an appointment with them.
Why? Well, the reason being is that you need to discuss the finances and timeline of the project. Kindly talk about all the construction issues, such as bad weather, raw materials, and permits. Only when you are satisfied with the information to give them the money.
Keep the ceiling higher.
Is there any point in building your own house if you have to compromise with space? Absolutely no! But how do you create more space within the limits of your property? The practical answer to this question will be by making your ceiling higher. Usually, the standard height of the roof is 2.4 m. However, to make your home look more luxurious, you should go 2.6 or 2.7 m in height. Believe it or not, but it’ll make your home look spacious, which means you can add more fixtures to the place.
Think about the flooring
Design of the place? Created!
The decision about the contractor? Finalize!
Height of ceiling? Higher!
Flooring? Not done yet!
So now, we will talk about what you will do about the floor of your home. Yes, it is obvious that you will get the tiles. However, the question is what type of tiles? There are numerous options available, such as Porcelain Tiles, Marble Effect, Wood Effect, Natural Stone, Real Wood Flooring, Mosaics, and many more. You need to decide on a cost-effective option that makes your home look astonishing.
Go for neutral colors.
Now that all the basics of your home are completed let’s decide on the color of the place. Although you can go with any color, most people prefer/suggest neutral colors. These colors are pleasing to the eyes and also helps in boosting the mood. Besides that, they also help in appreciating the property’s price, so if you ever thought about selling it or renting it, you’ll get an excellent ROI.
Add matching furniture
By now, everything should be getting in place, but to make it place livable, you need to add furniture. Well, you have two options here. Either you can get your old furniture and use it, or you can purchase or create new furniture. If you ask us, we will suggest you take the second option. Why? Because now you have the opportunity to match the interiors of your place with the furniture. So you elevate the curb appeal and aesthetics of your place. Isn’t it a fantastic idea?
Make the house bright.
The next thing you need to do is to make your home look bright. A part of this point is covered in the blueprint as you need sunlight to create positive vibes. Besides that, you should install solar led lights to highlight the structure of your home. If you want, you can also add lighting to your garden to make it look gorgeous at night.
Add the final touch of the security system.
Last but not least, you should install a security system or CCTV cameras on the outside. It will help in improving the safety of the place. Moreover, if any kind of incident happens near your home in the future, the security cameras will help in collecting evidence.
After completing all these steps, you’ll see your dream constructed right before your eyes. And at that moment, you’ll feel happy about building your dream house. So, now get up and start drafting the blueprint.