Many people use their attic to store items they don’t need. Though sometimes it can be a bit challenging to furnish and decorate the attic, there are some pretty cool ideas what you can do with it. In this article we will show you how to turn your attic into a bedroom.
If your house is old, you will probably need to install heating, ventilating, air conditioning and possibly some plumbing pipes in your attic. However, the expense of these additions to the attic may be minimal, compared to the space and functionality of this new arrangement. If you want to estimate the exact final cost, it may be a good idea to turn to a contractor and seek some professional help.
One of the first things you need to consider, if you are going to turn your attic into a bedroom, is how to bring in natural sunlight. You can opt to install skylights, dormer windows, which are located in the walls, or even solar tubes. Along with the natural light, this will give you the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful views outside. It’s amazing to see the daylight and the fresh scenery from your attic bedroom every morning. Take full advantage of the height and the views and feel at the top of the world.
Attic spaces are really beautiful for many reasons. Probably the main reason is the gorgeous shape of the attic roof lines. You can take full advantage of these, by adding beautiful colors to the walls, to accentuate the architectural shape of your attic. If your attic is small, use lighter colors to create the illusion of more space. For an attic with lots of natural light pouring in, you can add some dark accents on the walls, where the bed will be, to create a focal point.
Your attic has a great potential. Take advantage of this additional space in your house and consider turning it into a bedroom. It will give you more privacy and great views to enjoy.