Contemporary Farmhouse Renovation- Thursday, May 31st 2012.
Contemporary Farmhouse Renovation – Having a farmhouse is indeed loads of people dream, but it somehow a very old fashioned house too for these days. Then what should you do if you have one? Well, you can always renovate it as you wish, but today we are going to talk about Contemporary Farmhouse Renovation. Too often farmhouses are left to decay and they become breeding grounds for pests and grime. In fact, farmhouses are just as valuable in space and cover as any other type of houses and can be renovated to include several modern conveniences. Even better, there are several ideas for farmhouse loft renovation that will make you question whether you are in a farmhouse at all.
A farmhouse is equipped with hard-wood floors already has a good start on this renovation. The loft should be cleared of all furniture and clutter. Next, strip down the wooden floors, trim and fixtures. Ensuring you have adequate ventilation, use a dark finish to stain the wooden floors to a darker tone. Once dry, put down the tarp and paint all walls within the loft white. Next, replace all furniture with contemporary pieces of furniture from designer of your choice. Furniture should be as sparse as possible, leaving enough room to appreciate the décor. Use lamps instead of overhead lighting to enhance the effect.
An upstairs farmhouse loft can be the perfect place for a digital playground. Convert your loft into a cinema haven by first clearing all old furniture out of the area. Next, install heavy curtains of a dark color over each window. This will provide the loft with the option of total cinematic darkness even in the daylight. Install a flat-panel television on the rear wall of the loft and replace old furniture with entertainment-style furniture. Natuzzi makes a “Cool Sound Chair” that has integrated speakers that can be connected to an MP3 player or an iPhone, but any comfortable lounger of a dark color will do. Add a surround-sound system with 5.1 DTS surround and pop in your favorite Blue Ray disc for the ultimate home theater experience.