By Lise Schmit. interior. Published at Tuesday, June 05th, 2018 - 13:32:03 PM.
our the uniqueness of a truly custom one.The last thing your brand-new home needs is a total renovation. Instead. here are a few details and easier upgrades that let you add your own personality and character to your builder-grade home.Try a ceiling treatmentLook up! Most builder-grade homes don't do much with the ceilings.
And. like most owner-builders. you probably had the chance to choose some of your home's options. Still. from carpet to paint color. cabinet finish to lighting fixtures. production builders keep costs consistent by offering only a few choices for each detail of your new home. Even after choosing your favorite options. your brand-new home may still lack the charm and character of an older home.
White might be bright. but bringing color in always adds more character.Your new builder-grade home probably doesn't need a full renovation. In fact. the last thing you want after the building process is to add major projects to the list of things to do. However. you can try small fixes to make what may seem like a generic home more interesting. After all. it's your personal touches that turn any house into a home!
In the era of open-plan homes and mobile electronic devices. home designs are incorporating more multifunctional rooms into their floor plans. Kitchens with islands become both dining room and workstation. Offices double as guest bedrooms. Due to constrained space. some smaller homes require you to combine room functionality.