5 Tips for Holiday Home Remodeling

5 Tips for Holiday Home Remodeling


With the winter weather in full swing, many families spend more time indoors. During the holiday season especially, this increased time inside together with family is most appreciated after months of continuous outdoor activity and entertainment. Whether baking cookies for the annual holiday swap or welcoming the in-laws for an extended stay, winter is best spent with the ones you love.

But with all that extra time indoors, it’s only natural that you’ll notice the things you might have missed while tanning outside during the summer. Was your kitchen always this cramped? Have your living room walls always been that color? And why are there more holiday decorations than storage space? That can’t be right.

If cabin fever has you craving a new look for your home interior, don’t worry. There are plenty of remodeling opportunities for you to seize this holiday season. Read on to get inspired to reimagine your interior this winter!

1. Update Your Kitchen

The kitchen is the focal point of your home, where all your holiday guests come to gather. As such, it should be a space that’s equal parts beautiful and functional. Add a custom tile backsplash to give your kitchen visual intrigue, or paint the walls a different color to provide a whole new look to the space. Swap out the hardware on your cabinets and update your light fixtures to complete the transformation in time to carve the turkey. 

Looking for a more dramatic change? Perhaps a custom island installation is more your speed. Not only a stylish addition to your space, but a kitchen island is also perfect for maximizing your holiday entertainment and cooking prep room. 

2. Amplify Storage Space

While updating your kitchen, consider amplifying your storage space to increase functionality. Add a new pantry or built-in cabinets, giving you plenty of space to store all your holiday cooking essentials. 

3. Redesign Your Foyer

As you open your home to holiday guests, the entryway will be the first thing they see. Make sure it leaves a lasting impression by redesigning your foyer. Create a space where guests can immediately sit down and remove shoes, hang coats, or store umbrellas before entering the rest of your home. This is an excellent way to make your friends and family feel at home while protecting the rest of your living areas from unwanted dirt and debris!

4. Remodel the Living Room & Entertainment Room

Your living room is the heart of your home, where friends and loved ones come together to connect. Foster that connection by remodeling your living room as the picture-perfect representation of holiday gatherings. Replace worn, tired carpets with all-new flooring or deck the halls with updated paint and light fixtures to wow your guests. 

If you have a separate entertainment room, now is a great time to enhance your space ahead of the holidays. Add custom shelving for easy game storage, or create a built-in entertainment center perfect for hosting the next football watch party. 

5. Get the Guest Room Ready

With the holidays come visitors — and lots of them. You need to prepare the guest room for the inevitable extended stay. Create a cozy space to accommodate your guests during this time, so they feel right at home. If you don’t have a guest room already, now is a great time to either add a home addition or renovate an underutilized room. 

Enjoy Changing Seasons With LivCo

If you’re looking to complete a remodeling project in time for the holidays, LivCo offers the comprehensive solutions you seek. We want you to love where you live, going above and beyond to deliver timeless, elegant designs that align with your vision and budget.

Let us help transform your living space in the Chicago area this winter. Schedule a consultation by contacting us online or calling 708-267-9262!