Renovate your home in style with Axis Bank's 24x7 Personal Loan

6 MinsFebruary 03, 2020

Only painting the walls is simple and quick. But what if you want to do a complete overhaul - change the floor tiles and bathroom fittings, remodel the kitchen, get new furniture made, etc? This will involve a lot of planning and could cost quite a bit too. Right from designing the new look to choosing and buying the right materials and finally appointing the contractors to carry out the work, you have your work cut out. Besides, wouldn’t you want the best options available when you re-do your home? After all, a home should ideally reflect the personality of those living in it.

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If you are worried about the expense, help is at hand. Avail of Axis Bank’s 24x7 Personal Loans and get money instantly with no or minimal paperwork. Don’t hold back. Get premium fittings and give your home the love and care it deserves. For some ideas on refurbishing your home, read on:

1. Marble Flooring

Marble flooring will automatically give your home a high-end look and improve its aesthetic value. Coupled with inlay work, marble flooring lights up your home and gives it a classy feel. Good use of this stone can give your home many moods: energetic, romantic, charming. Marble is limited only by your imagination. Being a natural stone it is long-lasting and durable.
Cost:
Italian marble starts from Rs. 200 per square feet (PSF) and goes beyond Rs. 2,000 PSF.

2. Bathroom Fixtures

Nothing like changing the bathroom fixtures to give your home a luxurious feel. Shower panels, for example, can elevate the look of your bathroom with little effort. If you have space and want to splurge you might even look at fitting in a jacuzzi. Changing the bathroom tiles is another option for giving a facelift to your bathroom. Again the range of options at your disposal is endless. Take your pick from ceramic to granite, to marble, etc.
Costs:
Shower Panel from good brands start at around Rs. 18-19,000
Jacuzzi costs start at around Rs. 75,000
Bathroom tiles cost start at around Rs. 25 PSF while the premium range starts at Rs. 75 PSF.

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3. Kitchen Remodelling


Modular kitchens are the in-thing now. The fittings can give your kitchen an international look with a world-class layout, besides making the experience of cooking more enjoyable. You can go in for cabinets, change the kitchen platform slab, add accessories, put in a gas hob and replace your sinks and taps.
Cost: Kitchen remodelling costs start from about Rs. 75,000 and go into lakhs depending on the size of the kitchen, as well as the brand, material and finish that you opt for.

4. Painting

Painting your home is one of the easiest ways to give it a brand new feel. The key is figuring out the right shade that matches your personality and also gives your home that warm, airy and well-lit feel. The best option is to visit paint companies' websites, most of whom have simulators that help you see how a room will look with different shades.
Cost: Acrylic paint range starts at around Rs. 20 PSF, velvet paint starts at about Rs. 35 PSF and texture paint could cost you upwards of Rs. 70 PSF.

5. Furniture and Wardrobes

A change of furniture can also give your home a new look. From traditional ornate designs for a regal look to modern sleek patterns for a no-frills kind of vibe. Teak wood sofa set with silk upholstery to give your home a plush look or steel and chrome chairs for a futuristic feel. The choice is endless. If you are short of time you could opt for readymade furniture. Or, if you have a good eye for design, you can employ a carpenter who will create them for you. The price will vary depending on the quality of the material and size of the furniture piece.
Costs: Living cum-dining room including a three-seater sofa and a dining table with four chairs starts at Rs. 50,000
A wardrobe in the bedroom will cost about Rs. 45,000

Axis Bank’s 24x7 Personal Loans are available in an instant for eligible customers. Avail any amount ranging from Rs 50,000 to Rs 5 lakh, with a repayment period of 12 months to five years. Enjoy flexible repayment schedules and zero penalties on part-payment and early closure of the loan. The end-to-end digital processing and sanctioning ensure a seamless application procedure. Existing customers can get the loan with no paperwork, while new customers can get it with minimal documentation. Let only your imagination be a limiting factor when it comes to renovating your home.

As you consider getting a personal loan, you could also gauge its applicable EMIs using Axis Bank’s Personal Loan EMI Calculator.

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