Skip These 10 Home Renovations That Are Going Out of Style

Wall-to-Wall Carpeting

Hard flooring like hardwood, laminate, and tile is replacing wall-to-wall carpeting. Upgrade to hard flooring for a modern, low-maintenance look.

Popcorn Ceilings

Textured popcorn ceilings are old. Many homes want clean, smooth ceilings for a modern look.

Matching Fixtures

From lighting to faucets, matching fixtures in every room is losing popularity. Mix and match finishes for a unique look.

Tuscan-Style Kitchens

Tuscan kitchens are losing their elegance. For a timeless, modern kitchen, choose cleaner lines and simpler ideas.

Accent Walls

Accent painting one wall in a vivid color is declining. Instead, use art, furniture, or architecture to create focus points.

Over-the-Range Microwaves

Demand for over-the-range microwaves is falling. For a customized kitchen, install a built-in microwave or countertop microwave.

Matching Furniture Sets

Curated and varied styles are replacing matching furniture sets. A more unique look is achieved by mixing parts.

Floral Wallpaper

Floral wallpaper with busy designs is out. Choose discreet, modern wallpaper or shiplap or textured paint.

Brass Fixtures

Brass fixtures are becoming less stylish. For a modern style, try matte black, brushed nickel, or polished chrome fixtures.

Dedicated Formal Dining Rooms

Rarely utilized formal dining rooms are disappearing. Many homeowners want open, multipurpose spaces. Consider making a formal dining room more adaptable.

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