Are you looking for a contractor?

Submit our quick form and get quotes now!

Table of Contents

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Living Room

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Living Room

Interior renovations5 Ways to Upgrade Your Living Room

Your living room is really the focal point of any home; it draws people in, but above all, it garners stares. Bridging the gap between one room and another, it often becomes a post-dinner gathering spot between family and friends, just as a way of digesting and relaxing after a really good meal. 

For these reasons, it’s rather wise to invest in said room to really give it that finishing touch that’ll make it trendy but also mindblowing to your guests!

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Living Room

1. Don’t shy away from hiring a professional 

upgrade living room

Source: Canva

Although it entails an additional cost, hiring an interior designer could really help the project move along. In fact, interior designers are all-knowing when it comes to the latest design and decoration trends, as well as serving as a fresh eye to guide your project. When all is said and done, working with a professional could potentially mean saving a lot in terms of unanticipated costs. 

2. Rethink the layout of the furniture

upgrade living room

Source: Canva

Though it might seem like such a simple thing, moving the furniture around the room could give you a different perspective and more options, especially in terms of opening up the room. Without even knowing, your furniture could be cluttering the room, which could be used in a more practical fashion.

3. Find your colour scheme

upgrade living room

Source: Canva

Paint will have a really important role in revamping the whole room you’re planning on renovating. It’ll determine, among other things, the room’s aura and visual appeal. Opt for warm shades to convey a soothing nature to your living room. 

Neutral colours are also super trendy this year, allowing for a more minimalist approach, whether with darker or lighter shades. To ensure that the couch area stands out from the rest, pick out a one-of-a-kind wallpaper. There is various vinyl wall art to choose from on the Internet, and you can easily apply them yourself. 


4. Minimalism & accessories

upgrade living room

Source: Canva

With a Scandinavian-inspired design in mind, go for lightweight furniture and minimalist accessories. With smart furniture that augments storage options, it’ll be that much easier to keep your living room neat and tidy. 

As for accessories, choose textured objects and pictures that’ll add a hint of colour. Among these, you can choose between rugs, prints from your favourite artists, various types of plants, etc. Don’t be scared to mix and match textures!

5. Lighting & fixtures

upgrade living room

Albeit natural light compliments your living room perfectly, it’s still important to have good lighting once nightfall. Since the living room is a place of leisure, it’s worth having mood lighting that can be dimmed, preferably fitted with a warm-coloured light bulb. 

Go for an elegant and stylish light fixture that’ll add to the room’s decor. Also, think about the different accent lamps that you can add, whether they be floor or table lamps. 


Get 3 quotes for your living room renovation project can help you get quotes for your living room renovation project. By submitting your project, we’ll put you in contact with top-rated contractors. Fill in the form on the homepage (it only takes a few minutes), and you will get estimates from trusted professionals.

Dial 1-844 828-1588 to speak with one of our customer service representatives.

Get 3 free quotes for your project!

Submit a project and get 3 free quotes!

Last modified 2023-11-07

List of sources

Get 3 free quotes for your project!

Submit a project and get 3 free quotes!

Looking for something else?

Table of contents

Get 3 free quotes for your project!

Submit a project and get 3 free quotes!

Are you a contractor?

Join our network and receive real leads!

Download the price guide for renovations

We’ll be emailing you the latest market price guide for renovations.

Related articles

The latest industry news, interviews, technologies, and resources.

6 min read

Cynthia Pigeon • 07 Nov 2023

Renovation Project: How to Proceed in Case of Setbacks

If there is one thing every homeowner dreads before starting a renovation project, it has to be the possibility of encountering unforeseen issues, especially the possibility of exceeding the set budget for the project. So, here is a tidbit of advice on how to deal with such a situation should the hired contractor carry out additional work or should you discover a hidden defect.

3 min read

Cynthia Pigeon • 07 Nov 2023

How to Maintain a Septic System

Do you live in a rural area or have a summer house with a wastewater disposal system that isn't connected to your local water systems? If so, you probably have a functioning septic system in place.

7 min read

Amanda Harvey • 07 Nov 2023

Shopping Guide: Bathroom Renovation in the GTA | Renovation Quotes

As one of the most frequented rooms in the home, the bathroom needs a little bit of TLC every once and a while. As a result, it's necessary to offer up a bit of modern love as well as tend to the rougher edges that face wear and tear over the years.

5 min read • 07 Nov 2023

5 Things to Know About Dormers

Dormers, which were first introduced in the early Gothic period, continue to attract homeowners searching for a certain elegance and refinement when it comes to the roof of their houses. In due part because of its timeless style, the dormer window perfectly adorns the exterior of any home. 

6 min read • 07 Nov 2023

Wardrobe and Closet layouts: 10 examples

We’re accustomed to seeing two classic types of wardrobes: the small cluttered closet or the huge walk-in wardrobe reserved for upscale homes. Of course, to limit yourself to these two options is to forget a multitude of closet arrangements that exist and that can be easily adapted to your needs.

Looking for a contractor?

Submit a project and get 3 free quotes now!