Organizing Your Small Home Burlington VT

Small homes have wonderful charm, but can often feel cramped with clutter everywhere. Windows, lighting, and furniture are just a few ways to help make your small home work for your family.

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Flooding a room with natural light can help open up the space.

When the Baby Boomer generation started raising families, homes started getting bigger, a sure sign of success in the Boomers' eyes. Houses have continued to get bigger and bigger, with a heftier price tag attached. With the market being what it is and with greater awareness of conservation and economy issues, though, these big homes are not selling as well. Now, the old adage, "Large things come in small packages" is more than ever true. The charms of a small house can mean comfort, coziness, and a large savings in the long run.

Cozy charm doesn't need to mean cramped and cluttered. As a matter of fact, small requires less clutter. You may want to make a few remodeling changes to create a feeling of space while keeping your comfy, cozy effect. Open planning makes everything feel larger, as does lighting and using lighter colors. So let's look at the options that will add more charm to your small house.

Look for details that already give your house charm. Do you have a fireplace, wood flooring, a second floor stairway, or any other architecture that drew you to the place to begin with? You will want to work around these elements. Keeping them in mind, let's start by opening up your living area.

Eliminate unnecessary walls. When knocking out walls, be sure to consult a contractor for help; you don't want to knock out a structural wall holding everything together. Eliminate basements, attics, and...

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