5 Ways to Modernize an Outdated Den

If your den is like most, it’s a place where you and other members of your household come to unwind. Maybe it’s where you watch the big games or enjoy movie nights. Perhaps it’s where you read and relax with your pets. The den is often a multi-tasking room, a place that accommodates various functions. If you spend a lot of time in your den, it makes sense to invest in its update, and the following five makeover ideas can help.


From sectional sofas to sectional bookcases, furnishings that come apart and move together are ideal for multi-tasking rooms. Depending on how you use your den, you can enjoy the versatility that comes with sectional furnishings. Adding sectional pieces to your décor can enliven your space and add a contemporary-chic touch to your setting.

Tech-Friendly Features

If you use your den to surf on your laptop or watch television, consider updating the space with more tech-friendly features. For instance, a drop-down television can help you keep your technology safely stowed when it’s not in use. On the other hand, you might want to install a custom entertainment center, something our contractors can create, to house all your electronics including your television and game systems.

Eco-Friendly Décor

When making over your den’s decorative plan, consider adding some popular eco-friendly features like a bamboo floor or bamboo shades. Bring in some green plants to freshen up the air of the room. You can also add eco-friendly textiles like organic cotton and wool to enhance your den’s contemporary new look.


If your den is paneled or features a brick fireplace, consider brightening up these features with paint to create a modern look for your room. Brightly painted spaces lend energy to your home and keep the setting from appearing dreary. Many outdated features lack vitality, and paint is a great way to rejuvenate tired-looking features. Our contractors routinely paint plaster, brickwork, cabinetry, and more.


Outdated fixtures and fans can really make your den look out of step. In fact, installing new fixtures alone could ramp up the contemporary appeal of this room. If your ceiling fan is old, consider just replacing its light fixture. You can also swap your overhead light fixture with bold pendulum fixtures to add a trend-right touch to the space.

There are many ways to update your den, but these are some easy ways to get started. We can make short work of many routine make-over tasks like painting and installing new flooring. With just a few savvy changes here and there, you can rev up the look of your den or any room of your home–and you don’t have to spend a fortune to do it. Contact us today to find out more!


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