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Getting home after a long day of work should feel like you’re arriving in your man-made paradise. Because of this, it’s important to consider all of the details that can add both attractiveness and comfort to your property.

These are some of the best ways to improve your home’s interior, why it’s worth taking on these projects: and how to make your home feel like a getaway.

Allow Your Walls to Speak for Themselves

Your walls are often the most noticeable part of a room when someone walks into it: so why not take the time to ensure they’re what you want? Accent walls are making a comeback just in time to join with the natural wood look that’s a big trend for 2022. As a result, many are seeking out the wood accent wall look, approaching it from the angle of the design of the rest of their home. This means you could have a modern look or go rustic and create something nobody else has.

Updating Your Basement to Your Tastes

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Unfortunately, our basements are one of the least cared for areas of our homes when it comes to updating. Take the time to update this below-ground treasure trove of space, and you may feel inspired to spend more time down there. By going for cozy basement flooring, plenty of natural-looking lighting, and inventive color schemes, you can make a basement that would make anyone jealous. When updating this space, make sure that you research ways to reduce moisture in the air in your area so that you can keep this space dry and safe for furniture.

Increase the Luxury Throughout Your Property

Luxury is something that everyone wants a taste of in their home. A little luxury will allow a property to go from basic comforts to something unique and stunning. You can do this by adding details like radiant floor heating, towel heaters, a smart thermostat, and even smart devices throughout your home that you can use as a mini intercom system if you live in a large house. Adding technology ensures you get a little more comfort in your space and takes away some of the simple stress of daily life.

Keep Up to Date on Your Plumbing

When’s the last time your home’s plumbing was updated? When’s the last time your shower head was replaced? Consider all of the parts of your home where water comes in contact with it: and think about how corrosive water is on its own. It’s what created the Grand Canyon and has formed entire continents: so your home isn’t immune to the stress it can apply. Have a professional look through your plumbing, consider what needs to be updated, and DIY it like a pro!

Create Better Organization Options

One in three Americans says they currently rent or want to rent a storage space: but why do that when you can find new ways to make storage work on your property? Consider getting a Living Freedomrail system, which allows you to build your storage in whatever way speaks to you. This could mean a completely custom closet or allowing your garage to become a vertical storage paradise. Of course, you should give yourself a head start by looking through cluttered areas for what items need to be sold or donated: but good storage will ensure you don’t have to give away any of the things that matter to you.

Allow Natural Light in Through More Pleasing Ways

Natural light is one of the best things you can add to a home.  With the artificial light we all take in from screens and lamps, it’s only natural that we’d crave something that wasn’t charged by electricity. Adding windows is the only way to pour more sunlight into your home, so be creative with it! If you’re adding a window anyways, why not take a little extra time to look into bay window living room ideas so you can create a room that feels like a dream? Think about the space you have, what this window faces, and what you want from a bay window.

Ensuring Your Garage’s Floors Last Longer

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The floors in your garage can be an overlooked detail that’s not important until the moment that it’s too late to do anything about it. If you want to avoid staining and ensure your garage stays as clean as possible: it’s a good idea to look into installing a waterproof garage floor. This could be in the type of material you create the floor with, or it could be a coating you put on top of it, but keeping your garage’s floors clear of stains and liquid will keep it looking new for as long as possible.

Your Home Should Feel Like a Dream

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When you get home, you should feel like you’re in a dream of your design. From the details that speak to you personally to the comfort and style that would attract almost anyone to your home: now’s the best time to take on a couple of these awesome projects.


Max Shafer is a contributor to the Innovative Building Materials blog. He is a content writer for the construction and home improvement industries with an interest in landscaping, outdoor remodeling, and interior design. Max is focused on educating homeowners, contractors, and architects on innovative materials and methods of construction that increase property value, improve sustainability, and create a warm and welcoming ambiance.