Home Improvement: Remodeling the Attic into Something Useful

Post On: September 21, 2011

Some people are not paying much attention of their attic. I believe that you will let your attic so spooky, dusty and dirty. By having a great interior design, you can transform the attic into something useful and wonderful. You may consider the attic as a bonus room when you build a house.  You can use it in various functions based on your need. It will be a good place for you to let the creativity lead the way. You may plan to remodel the attic interior design into a bedroom, relaxing place, office, family space or a reading corner.

family room attic

family room attic

The first to do when you want to remodel the attic is the concept. Since an attic is a little bit limited in space, you need to make sure that the concept in your brain can be accommodated in real world. You may draw sketches for the architectural lay out. These sketches will guide your ways so that this room can have the appropriate design. The next thing to do is that you need to think about the practical access to go to the attic. You need to build a ladder as the way. I think we need a professional help in term of ladder. You may contact and consult the best ladder design and position to access the attic.

remodeling the attic

remodeling the attic

When you determine to utilize the attic as the feasible family room, you need to consider about the details so that each person spending their time in this space will feel cozy and comfy. You have to make sure that you have installed the temperature adjustment. Therefore, in the winter, you can turn on the heating system, whereas in the summer, the cooling system is enticing. You need to look at the lighting system too. If you want to make it as a reading space, you need to apply a clear lighting. You will never need a light at noon, if you have a skylight. An open space from the glass mirror on the roof is a brilliant idea since you can enjoy the sky in morning. Additionally, the star and the moon can be perceived when the night comes.

bedroom attic

bedroom attic

Let’s shift the focus now on the wall painting. You may implement one or more than one colors, but you have to make sure that the colors are in the suitable scheme. The color of the furniture must be complemented too with the walls. The key point is that all of the colors must be united in great style without any contrast. You may also observe about the themes of the attic. It will be better if you choose the theme employed in your house. If you have a contemporary style at home, you may do the similar thing for the attic. On the other hand, if you live in a traditional house, you may design the attic by employing some natural colors like brown, beige and khaki. You may also use furniture made from wood than metal for its country appeal. So, let’s design the attic!