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Remodeling the Play Room

If you have a young child, a great option to consider when remodeling is creating a playroom or remodeling an existing play room. This is an option that would be more relevant to a homeowner that plans on living in their home for many years to come; specifically creating a playroom a few years before attempting to sell your home tends to not be a relevant option because it makes potential buyers less likely to be interested in the purchase of the property unless they also have children. An alternative to this, if you still plan on selling your home in the future, is to remodel the playroom in a format that will be easy to clean up and reverse to the neutrality of a basic room before you leave. Using removable wallpapers and similar options would be an ideal choice.

Ideas

 

If you have a basic idea of how you would like for this project to look when it is finished, you might want to focus on building more on those elements. This is especially important if you have a very general idea for the project and you would like to build it into something more elaborate and detailed. The more detail that you are able to provide, the easier it will be for your remodeling team to be able to meet your specifications. If you need some inspiration or you are seeking further reference for your own idea, you may want to search for brainstorming materials. Good options can be found in magazines, remodeling programs, and online websites. Pinterest is a particularly popular option for those who are seeking to do a remodeling project in their home because it provides an endless amount of pictures for inspiration for upcoming projects.

Costs

 

Believe it or not, you can actually remodel a room into a children’s play room for fairly cheap. The key here is to be open minded and creative. Sometimes success with this type of project is as simple as a few cans of paint, some foam, and some suitable decor and toys for children. Other times, if you’re seeking to do something a little more in depth, then you’re going to spend some more time and money on the project -- but it won’t be anything that would be as extensive as what you would experience if you were remodeling a kitchen. You can easily remodel a play room for a few hundred dollars.

Professionalism

 

If you are not comfortable with the ideal of remodeling a play room on your own, then you might want to consider looking into a few services to handle it for you. Of course, play rooms are more of a fun DIY project. This is especially true if you are getting some insight and ideas from your own child. A lot of times, you can work together with a remodeling professional in the area and literally work alongside them for this sort of project because you’re not dealing with anything dangerous.

Amy Wright
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Amy Wright is the Lead Editor of Remodeling Central. When she isn't playing with her dogs she is trying to remodel a classic Chicago style brownstone with her husband.

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