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Make Your Small Bedroom Look Bigger

by Product Specialist

Make Your Small Bedroom Look Bigger

Just because your bedroom is small in square footage doesn't mean it needs to look small. The way you place the furniture makes a huge difference in how the room appears. Having the most space possible is a huge consideration for potential buyers when you're trying to sell your home.

De-Clutter and Eliminate the Unnecessary
If a piece of furniture doesn't have to be in your bedroom, feel free to store it somewhere else. For example, do you really use the desk and office chair that takes up an entire corner of the room? Even if you do, temporarily relocating it to a storage facility opens space and allows buyers to visualize their own furniture in the bedroom. It is also a good idea to remove personal items such as awards and pictures of family. This makes it easier for prospective buyers to view the home as their own.

A good cleaning can also do wonders to make your bedroom look larger. Pick up papers, wrappers, dirty clothes, and anything else that might have landed on the floor. Once you have done that, be sure to remove these things. Finish off your cleaning session by vacuuming the floor and dusting the remaining furniture.

Use a Smaller Bed if Possible
Queen and king-sized beds take up a significant amount of space. While you're in the process of selling your home, consider putting your larger beds in storage and renting or borrowing a smaller one. This allows buyers to picture a bed in that space without it overwhelming the room.

Take Advantage of Natural Light
For showings before sunset, open your curtains and let natural light into the room. This tricks the eye into thinking that the space is larger. When the sun has gone down, turn on a few small lamps in the room for a soft glow. Just make sure the lamps match to keep the buyer's attention on the room and not the mismatch.