Living Room Renovation

Living Room Renovation

The living room is a place to gather with family and friends or relax on the couch after a long day at work. Whether you prefer modern minimalism or cosy French country style, Selleys can help you achieve outstanding professional results that will make your home a castle.

A new colour scheme can transform your living room. Take stock of your current space and pick out the features you want to accentuate. Neutral walls are a perfect backdrop for highlighting colourful furniture, interesting objects or artwork in your room. A neutral colour palette doesn’t have to be boring, alternate between matt and glossy finishes on walls, doors and window frames to achieve a layered and sophisticated effect.

Experimenting with colour can also be a great way to liven up your living area. Unusual features such as a striped feature wall can update a dated living area, and colour can also be used to add a modern touch to wooden bookshelves, corner tables and window frames. For more tips and information about surface preparation see DIY Painting.

Restoring or upcycling furniture is another clever way to update your living room. Visit local garage sales, or better yet, clean out your own garage and you might be surprised at what you find. An old coffee table can be revamped with a fresh coat of varnish or a new surface altogether. Re-upholstering chairs and ottomans is another straight forward way to inject new life into older pieces.

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How to paint a wall

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Learn how to paint your walls by watching our How To video. We can show you how to cut-in and use a paint roller.

How To Achieve The Perfect Finish

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Follow these easy, no fuss steps, to achieve the perfect finish for your next DIY painting project.

DIY Finishing Touches

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Often when renovating it’s the finishing touches that get left behind. But you don’t have to compromise when there are some final details you can do yourself that will make all the difference to how your home looks.

The Hole Shebang

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If your home has plasterboard walls, chances are you’re going to have to repair a hole at some stage. Holes happen, but there’s no need to fret as patching is quick and easy with Selley’s.

Top tips for de-cluttering your home

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Is it time you cleared out all the junk that’s been taking space at your place? Here are some tips to get you started…