If you haven’t updated your home in a while and are now looking to make some significant changes to it, count yourself lucky. Technological innovation has paved the way for the development of better materials as well as cost-effective and sustainable options.
There are also some exciting and classic style trends that you may want to consider trying for your home improvement project.
1. Open floor plans
This style has been popular for the last several years. The reason behind its continued popularity is the versatility it offers. You can have a bigger kitchen or a combined dining-kitchen area, install a breakfast nook, or do whatever you want with the space you have.
Moreover, open floor plans tend to make a property look bigger, allowing for seamless transitions from the living and dining to the kitchen area. It also opens these spaces to socialization – there’s no need to stay in the living room to chat with a guest while baking or cooking – you can actually converse across the common space. It also allows for the maximum use of natural light as there are no walls obstructing the different zones of the home. Also, it gives you greater adaptability in your space for furniture, expansion of an island, and different seating regions.
2. More natural light and lights in general
The trend that allows for more natural light to enter a space is not at all confined to office spaces but also extends to residential property. Larger windows, as well as the addition of a patio, are some examples of letting the outside in with an emphasis on light. Moreover, new window types are typically more energy-efficient. They not only help to efficiently regulate indoor temperature but also help you save money on your energy bills.
LED lights and various types of lighting fixtures also play a key role in the aesthetics of a home. So go ahead and explore the different types and their applications – whether it’s pendant lights, recessed lights, spotlights, or fairy lights – just make sure you maximize the benefits of each when emphasizing key design elements of your home.
3. Master bedroom suites
The epitome of luxury, you need not have a custom-built home to have your very own master bedroom suite with its own spa-like bathroom. You can have your upgraded shower, a bath area decorated with fresh plants, and customized walk-in closets for him and her (or just yours). Spare no expense for this remodeling treat because having your very own master bedroom suite is like having a mini holiday every day.
4. Smart home integration
While you’re getting your home upgraded cosmetically, why not work in some smart home features? Smart features will not only make life easier and more convenient for you but will also improve home security and help you save on utilities.
There are refrigerators that can send alerts if your pantry is short on some grocery items or will reorder the items you need if it is programmed to do so. You can have your lighting and HVAC systems programmed to start up or turn off on their own by using sensors. This means they can automatically shut off when no one is home or turn on at designated times. Best of all, whatever smart home system you adopt, you can access it remotely using your smartphone, so that’s an additional layer of home security for you and your family.
Explore more trends
There are so many great design innovations that homeowners can explore these days, and it’s only a matter of finding what will work best for you to achieve your home improvement and remodeling goals.
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