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Renovation: Top 10 Feng Shui Hints for Selling Your House

Feng Shui is an ancient method of constructing and optimizing residences to bring out about happiness, abundance and harmony.  Feng Shui includes architecture, urban planning, interior design, garden design, and placement of objects in our environment.  This originated from China about 6, 000 years ago.

 

In this article, we will discuss how Feng Shui can be a good guide when performing renovation for your house especially when planning to sell it.

 

1.       When positioning your bed always angle it such that your feet are not pointing into the door.  This said to be a “death position” that is why according to Chinese belief, you need to avoid it. It is also best if the bed is symmetrical with nightstands and lamps.

 

2.       Make sure that your bed has a headboard.  A headboard represents a support for one’s life.

 

3.       If you have your own bath room, make sure that you cannot view it from the bed. You can use decorative screen to hide it if is impossible to position your bed without seeing it.

 

4.       Create a spacious house.

Remove any unnecessary things that are currently sitting in your home.  Always focus on space.

 

5.       Let the sun light in.

Light is an important factor in pumping energy into your house. Let natural light come through your windows.  Avoid using heavy and dark shade curtains.

 

Another way to increase the lighting inside your house is to add mirrors. Mirrors make your house looks spacious.

 

6.       Make the first impression to your house fabulous, paint your door red!

Red is a powerful color for Chinese.  It represents fame, reputation, and wealth.  Red is also a very welcoming color that is why it is a perfect color for doors.

 

7.         Refrain from putting heavy beams or heavy light fixtures over the bed.

 

8.        Porch and outside lights must always be on during the night.  Ensure that the house numbers are large.

 

9.       Add a round dining table. This is believed to create a good flow of things inside the house.

 

10.   Make seating arrangements such that no one has their back on the door.