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Upgrading the Family Home

Is your family home in need of an upgrade? The great ideas discussed below should provide you with some inspiration.

Remodel the Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home, so if you want to improve your family home, this is where you should start. Your kitchen is where your family comes together and spends time together when eating and making food. So, you need to make sure that your home has plenty of space to spread out and eat together. It’s always a good idea to get rid of the wall that separates the kitchen and the dining room to make the room appear larger and more spacious.

Add Some Comfort to Your Bedrooms

The bedrooms in your home need to be comfortable. Surely the whole point of a bedroom is to offer you and your family as much comfort as possible. So, how can you make your bedrooms more comfortable if they’re currently lacking comfort? For the master bedroom, you could invest in a John Ryan by Design double mattress. This will make your bed much more comfortable and give your back the support it needs. Then you can add more cushions and softer furnishings in children’s rooms to improve comfort.


Do Something with the Spare Room

Many people simply allow their spare room to sit there doing nothing. Or they fill it with old junk and that exercise bike that you’re never going to use again. But it doesn’t have to be that way. You could adapt the room and do something interesting with it. For example, you could turn it into some kind of gaming room. Or you could turn it into a haven of relaxation for you when the rest of the house is noisy and chaotic. And if you have children, you could turn it into a playroom for them.

Add Energy Efficient Windows

If your home still has old, drafty window panes in place, it might be time to think about an upgrade. Nowadays, you’re best off buying energy efficient windows. These are best at keeping in the heat during the winter months – and winter is on its way. That means now is a good time to think about an upgrade. In the long-term, this will save you lots of money. So, why not make the investment? Sure it will cost you money to do the work, but it will be worth it when you save money for your family in the years ahead.

Convert the Loft

A simple way to add both value and space to your home is by having an extension built in the loft.  This extra room (or rooms, if you’re very lucky) could be an office, playroom, child’s bedroom or even guest bedroom with ensuite… the options are vast and exciting.  Consider a window from Roof Windows for light, air and optional stargazing.

Do you have tips on how best to breathe new life into your home?  I would love to hear them in the comments.