Your home should be a place where you and your family feel safe and can relax. Also, you should feel some sort of pride in your home and like the way it looks. In this piece, I thought it would be fun to introduce a few ways you can upgrade your family home.
Motion Sensor Lighting
We’ll start things off with a great idea to make your family home cooler and a lot greener too. I find that the lights in my home tend to be on for long periods as everyone forgets to turn them off. Especially the hallway lights, which are on when no one is in the hallway. Well, you can get motion sensor lighting to combat this problem and make your home ultra modern too. A lot of apartment buildings have this in the hallways on each floor. Lights detect motion and then turn on when someone approaches. They turn off when no one is there, saving you lots of energy! A great idea and you no longer have to worry about those hall lights being on all day long.
A video doorbell is a brilliant way to improve your family home while also making it a safer place to live. Instead of a normal doorbell, you replace it with one that has a built-in video camera. This allows you to see whoever is at the door, no matter where you are in the house. There are even things like the SkyBell smart doorbell that allow you to download an app and view the video from your phone. So, you could be upstairs tidying the kids room when all of a sudden the doorbell rings. Now, you’re stuck in the most annoying situation possible. You don’t want to rush downstairs only to be confronted by a salesperson, but, what if it’s someone important and you’re just ignoring them? With a video doorbell, this is no longer a problem as you whip your phone out and see who’s waiting. If you know and trust them, head downstairs and let them in. If you don’t, then you can avoid opening your door to strangers and keep your home safer. Plus, you can amaze your kids by pretending to have superpowers and guess who’s at the door every time!
Finally, how about you warm up your home in time for Christmas with some underfloor heating? Most new-build homes come with this feature as it represents a more effective way of heating a home while saving on your gas bills too. Underfloor heating is a must if you have hardwood, laminate, or tiled flooring. It will certainly keep your entire family nice and toasty when the temperatures hit their lowest points. Plus, you can save so much space by not having radiators in every room. As a bonus, your house looks a look cleaner and nicer without old radiators sticking out in each room.
All three of these ideas are great for turning your home into a modern masterpiece. Believe me, you and your family will get a lot more out of your home by using these ideas.