Mar 5 2024
Maxx Klein

Forget the paint chip pandemonium! In the whirlwind of a remodel, it’s easy to get swept up in a kaleidoscope of color options. But before you plunge headfirst into a neon living room or a polka-dotted bathroom, there’s a timeless trend whispering “serenity now”: neutrals. Yes, those seemingly bland beiges and calming grays, often overlooked, hold the key to a stylish, versatile, and surprisingly dynamic remodel. 

Don’t believe us? Buckle up, design lovers, because Airoom, Chicagoland’s premier remodeling experts with 65 years of experience in crafting dream spaces, is here to unveil the top 5 benefits of going neutral in your next redesign: 

1. Timeless Elegance

Trends come and go, but a neutral palette is forever. Think of it as the little black dress of home design – sophisticated, classic, and never out of style. Whether you’re drawn to the warmth of creamy whites or the cool comfort of greys, neutrals create a backdrop that allows your furniture, art, and personality to truly shine. Imagine a sleek, white kitchen accented with pops of greenery and metallic hardware – instantly timeless and effortlessly chic. 

Image of an interior remodel completed by Airoom®

2. The Master of Space Magic

Small space living? Neutrals work their magic by making rooms appear larger and airier. Lighter walls reflect light, creating an illusion of spaciousness, while avoiding dark or busy patterns that can visually shrink a room. Plus, the blank canvas of neutrals allows for smart furniture placement and strategic pops of color to define distinct areas without overwhelming the space. Think open concept living room bathed in gentle beige, where furniture groupings define zones without the need for walls or stark color contrast.

3. Versatility Unbound

Chameleon alert! Unlike their bolder counterparts, neutrals are the ultimate chameleons, effortlessly adapting to any design style. Want modern minimalism? Crisp whites and sharp blacks set the stage. Craving cozy farmhouse vibes? Earthy browns and warm greys create a welcoming embrace. And for a touch of industrial chic? Charcoal greys and exposed brick are instant game changers. With neutrals, you have the freedom to reinvent your space over time without needing to touch the walls – just swap out décor and embrace your evolving design sensibilities.

4. Stress-Free Decorating

Remember that paint chip paralysis we mentioned? Neutrals offer a soothing solution. No more agonizing over clashing colors or committing to bold choices that might feel dated down the line. With a calm neutral foundation, you can experiment with accent colors, textures, and patterns without fear of creating a design disaster. Think of it as a blank canvas, ready for your creative brushstrokes. Add a colorful rug, a statement pendant lamp, or an eclectic gallery wall – the possibilities are endless, all within the serene embrace of your neutral haven.

5. Lasting Value

Let’s talk resale magic! Homes with neutral finishes tend to appeal to a wider range of buyers, potentially increasing your home’s value and marketability. Think of it as an investment in the future. A neutral palette allows potential buyers to envision their own décor and furniture choices within the space, making it easier for them to picture themselves calling your house their home.

Now, you might be thinking, “isn’t neutral just…boring?” Absolutely not! At Airoom, we believe neutrals are the playground for bold personalities. We can help you craft a stunning remodel that’s uniquely you, using textures, materials, and strategic pops of color to create a space that’s both calming and captivating. Let our 65 years of experience guide you as you navigate the world of neutrals and discover the endless possibilities they hold for your home. 

Ready to embrace the beauty of neutrals? Contact Airoom today to schedule a free consultation today.  

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