bedroom remodelling tips

The first thing many people think of when they are considering fitted bedrooms is that they are expensive to do. Bespoke fitted wardrobes are a great way to maximize the available space in your room as you can specify exactly how you want your storage to be configured to suit your needs and they really don’t need to break the bank to achieve this.

High street fitted furniture stores would have you believe that you need an “expert designer” to plan your new room. This is simply not the case. usually they arrive at your house and ask you want you want before hand drawing it and asking you to commit many thousands of pounds for some semi-custom wardrobes made up of standard sized furniture with big filler panels to fill the gaps.

fitted wardrobe in grey

Since you tell them what you are wanting anyway, what are they actually “designing” that you haven’t already got planned out in your head? All you need to do is measure the space and you’ve done their job for them!

Adding a gorgeous built in wardrobe to create your fitted bedroom is comparatively easier then remodeling any other part of your house, be it the bathroom or the kitchen. If you think about it, there is no plumbing, tiling, appliances or stone worktops to worry about. Just a fitter or yourself and a couple of days to get your new bedroom complete!

Here are a few do-it-yourself tips for your new DIY fitted bedroom:

Future proof the space: Unless you are they type of person who throws away clothes every time you buy new ones then you will need to ensure that you leave space in the wardrobes for new clothes. When planning your internal options, try to leave some room for future clothing additions.

Consider colour themes: consider the colour scheme in your bedroom and decide if you want the furniture to dominate the theme or be a neutral colour that won’t interfere with the colour scheme.

Made to Measure: Don’t settle for preset sizes. Bedroom furniture can be made to almost any size you wish. Don’t just make standard sizes fit your space, make use of our made to measure service to ensure that your space is properly utilized. We often get customers looking for wardrobes with sloping backs, alcove wardrobes and angled wardrobes for loft conversions.

Symmetry: Try to make use of symmetry in the design of your wardrobes. The human eye is drawn to symmetry so use it to your advantage when choosing sizes of your wardrobes to fill your space.

Ask for help: Don’t be afraid to ask for help or advice if you need it! Our expert team are always ready to offer help and advice to customers. They have seen so many different scenarios that they can always offer some helpful advice to get you going in the right direction.


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