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Although sometimes serves attic, in many others, the attic can become a little haven in which to spend hours reading, watching a movie or spending some time with friends and family, but not the only option that offers since it is also very common as a bedroom or enable them for other uses such as studio, games room or gym.
Usually this space is decorated with antique furniture or those who have been relegated to second place after adding new furniture at home. However, it is necessary to take into account that this is an area that has some peculiarities, so it has to pay special attention to decoration, to make it a cute room with personality.
First we must define the use to which it is put into the attic. Among the most common options are enabled as a living room or bedroom conversion. Regardless of the option chosen, we must not forget that this is a problem area because both the height, as the particularities of the shape of the roof may cause difficulties when it comes to furnishing. In some cases, their small size or scarcity of natural light also pose a problem, so it is necessary to double the creative effort to determine what elements are essential to your decor.
A rule of thumb to follow when we have to decorate a room like this is the predominance of functionality. Whatever style you choose, the furniture must fulfill two tasks: to be both decorative, such as being practical.
If we are going to enable a living room, requires three basic pieces: a sofa, coffee table and a small bookcase. If instead we are allowing a bedroom, the furniture would be a key bed, a nightstand and a dresser.
When we pack your attic is to install an insulated ceiling and walls to protect from cold and heat and also have large windows to promote the entry of natural light and that due to their caps is difficult to achieve adequate lighting.
If we convert the attic into a bedroom can use the lower part of the roof and put a comfortable there or the headboard of the bed, trying also to locate the bed at one point or focus of natural light, with little details that get to take advantage space.
To achieve this long-sought point of sophistication can fully detach the image of the hardy loft and warmth. If the room is decorated with furniture straight, clean lines and sober and neutral colors like black and white with red accents, is assured an avant-garde, minimalist and modern. Mediterranean style is also suitable for a loft, represents the relaxation and light, star colors, the blue in all its ranges and the white from the most pure vanilla.
More and more we want to bring nature into the house, looking for a search on the other side, the man never gets tired of seeking contact with nature. In one of those searches found on the roof, which let him rise to the sky to the stars, has the sunroof, which formerly was called skylight.
Translucent roofs have been sliding fashion, giving several advantages to housing. The water can put two or straight, in different materials, as you become more comfortable. The roofs may be made in one or more modules, with the opening you want, you can adjust the opening, open it in different places. They are easy to install, no need to break walls, no roofs that resist hail, winds, rains, and all weather, are easy to use, without anywhere to get on, to run it. Another advantage is that the entire roof has to be sliding, may be only a part. You can put in swimming pools or garden roofs.
The roofs may be applicable to small or large areas can be placed in courtyards or outdoor patios, greenhouses, terraces. Lately, people are having some kind of trellis on the roof, to avoid walking on the ceiling if you break and fall, or to prevent someone from there.
If your house is cold, you can help create a microclimate, also to form a winter garden inside your home. Place you can take to put a breakfast table, work etc, you can aerate your house, you will have natural ventilation, solar heat more enjoyable, so you can save the last ray of sunshine in the house.