It can be pretty hard to find the right way to utilize the attic. Most people use the attic as a storage room for unnecessary stuff. In this post we will show you four ideas how to utilize your attic.
If you are lucky enough to have an attic in your house, you can turn it into a bedroom. You can move your master bedroom to the attic, which will allow you more privacy, or furnish and decorate a guest bedroom. If the house is old, you may need to install heating, ventilation and air conditioning in the attic, in order to turn it into a bedroom. Also, if your attic doesn’t have windows, consider installing skylights. They will let natural light in the bedroom and give you’re the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful view inside. The sloped ceiling of the attic will give you many decoration options, so that you can turn it into the dream bedroom. If you encounter any difficulties with the design of your attic bedroom, turn to a professional for help.
Another thing you can do with the attic in your house is to turn it into a home office. This is a great solution, if you don’t have an extra room in your house for a home office. Design the perfect office space that will boost your creativity and give you the opportunity to work in privacy. It can be tricky to furnish and decorate a home office and you need to find the balance between cozy and professional. Choose furniture according to the size of the attic and your personal needs, and turn your attic into a home office.
Another way to utilize your attic is to turn it into a playroom for your kids. They will love this idea, because it will give them additional space to have fun. When you are designing a playroom for your kids, safety should be your primal concern. Pick some bright colors to make the attic look fun and select furniture and toys to fit your budget. Your kids would love to help with the furnishing and decoration of the playroom.
You can also turn your attic into a bathroom. This additional bathroom will be very useful for big families. No more lines at the bathroom door in the morning. You will probably have to install some ventilation and plumbing pipes in the attic. If you’re not experienced in bathroom design and remodeling, it would be best to hire a contractor to help you design your attic bathroom.
The attic in your house has a great potential. Clear out the attic of all the garbage you’ve collected through the years and get busy planning how to utilize this additional space.