If you don’t own a house, it doesn’t mean you can’t call somewhere else your home. The issue of decorating a rental property is well known to me. Hole-punching the walls to hang art or repainting them a brighter colour is often frowned upon by landlords and rental property management organizations. Despite these restrictions, you may still personalize your living area.
It’s not necessary to demolish walls to create open floor plans when decorating a rental property. Instead, think about adding moveable and adaptable storage, removable decorations, and low-cost enhancements that have a big effect. Even in a temporary place, you don’t want to live like a squatter or be in limbo.
Bedroom And Bathroom
It’s not uncommon for people to have trouble finding enough space in their bedrooms. It may be made using boxes and pallets made of wood. Crates may be used for a variety of purposes, from bookcases to shoe storage to garment baskets. If you use pallets to hold up a mirror, you won’t have to worry about covering up the holes when you move.
In older homes and flats, where genuine wallpaper may have formerly been present, you may create the illusion of wallpaper by utilizing removable wallpaper. If you don’t have the time or patience to hang stuff all over the place, make a statement on one wall instead. There was an unpleasant stain on a wall nearby.
You may utilize a movable clothing rack if your closet isn’t big enough for it. Setting up a tiny shelf with a cup for toothpaste, toothbrushes, and other toiletry items may free up valuable counter space in the bathroom. In fact, people may also require bathroom modification services depending upon their living requirements. Shower curtains may be hung from the ceiling to provide the illusion of more space in a small bathroom.
Change the showerhead, for example, to one that better meets your needs. If you don’t have a towel rack, you may use a chair in the bathroom to keep your towels. Also, treating drains from time to time using drain cleaning chemicals is a great way to stay away from plumbing emergencies.
Storage And Furniture
In my experience, rentals are almost always undersized. Because storage is always in short supply, making the most of the available living room space is critical. You don’t want too much clutter since it’s both a living area and a place to entertain.
Rather than relying just on the coffee table, make the most of all available space. Photos, candles, and another décor may be placed on a fireplace mantle. With a window sill and built-in shelves in older homes that may be used to store books and other paraphernalia, you may have an abundance of storage space in your home.
Alternatively, you might throw all those old magazines beneath your coffee table instead of on top of it. After all, you’ll want to leave room for your coffee cup. To keep things interesting, you don’t have to remove everything from the coffee table. You don’t want it to seem crowded, so make it simple and functional.
Showcase the unique characteristics that set you apart from the crowd. Crates and shelves full of ancient vinyl albums, movies, and books filled my friend’s living room. In addition to his acting career, he was a vinyl fanatic. Make sure the floors are covered with a mat, especially if they appear particularly unkempt, as in many places I’ve visited. Even the appropriate furnishings can make a house seem more like your own. It doesn’t have to cost a fortune, though. Alternatively, you might ask your parents if they have anything old lying around that will bring back memories of your childhood home.
Plants And Kitchen
Renting an apartment or a house? You’ll need houseplants to turn it into a home. Some herbs may also be cultivated indoors, which are beneficial in cooking, to refresh the atmosphere. Indeed, the kitchen is an ideal location for plants since it is simple to water them and provides a sense of vitality. Check up on your plants while you’re out of town for a lengthy amount of time to make sure they’re in good hands, or if that isn’t possible, make sure your plants can do without water for extended periods of time, like succulents.
The pots and utensils may be moved closer to where you’re cooking if you use rolling shelves in your kitchen cabinets. It’s also a lot easier to disassemble.