When you get an old house from your parents and it is just too old and broken to live there then that is the right time for a home restoration. Restoring a home means doing a major renovation including the building structure and the design.
You can do it in the simple way for example by doing a makeover to your attic. But you can also do a total restoration by dramatically change the building structure for example by adding additional second floor or.
If you are searching for some home restoration ideas there is a renovated Craftsman designed by Young and Borlik Architects inc. you can use as reference. The house is restored by adding an additional second floor on the existing attic. That unused space on the attic is now used for bedrooms bathroom and a laundry.
The triangle shape on the ceiling is left to give the attic impression and create a decoration on the rooms. The second floor is using enfilade style so that the sight line from room on the edge to another room on the other side is uninterrupted. It is also good to create maximize the limited space on the attic.
Other area that totally restored is the kitchen area. The kitchen space is maximized with the use of on wall cabinet and compact kitchen set. The cabinet even has wine storage with transparent glass on the door to make it easy to find the right wine for your dinner. The wooden cabinet is perfectly combined with wooden materials from the dining table that creates classic image on this area.
The kitchen set is also designed with modern and minimalist style with built in hobs on it. The kitchen set is all attached to the wall so that there is an enough open space on the kitchen area. But even though designed with modern style the kitchen set still has classic image from the wooden materials that used. So these are some ideas you can use to make your own home restoration plan.