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5 Ways to Enhance Your Home

December 1, 2014

Since you spend such a lot of your life at home, you want to make it as good as it possibly can be. There is no doubt that the environment in which you spend your time makes such a huge difference to your mood and general sense of wellbeing. Improving your home life doesn’t have to be as challenging as you make think. And in this article, we are going to talk through a few of the main ways that you can do this.

Declutter Your Key Rooms

Ideally, every room of the house should be free of clutter, but you want to start with the ones where you spend the most time – namely the living room, kitchen and bedroom. Decluttering is quite a cathartic experience in itself, and one of the best rules you can follow is the 80/20 one. People tend to use 20% of their things 80% of the time. It is the rest that you want to be targeting either for binning, donation or selling.

Make Some Home Improvements

Over time, you should be gradually looking to make your home life easier and more manageable. So, you may want to install some simple technological upgrades like a smart thermostat or wireless speakers. You may want to go for some major renovation work hiring a company like You may even simply want to give the place a lick of paint. Remember, home improvements don’t have to be huge to have a significant impact.

Get Some Plants

If you are looking to give yourself a quick wellness boost around the home, all you need to do is bring in a houseplant or two. As well as looking great visually, these have been shown to have a positive effect on our moods. Mix up the sizes, shapes and styles so you have a lot of interesting things to look at when you get back in through the front door.

Add Some Personal Items

Photographs, souvenirs and pieces of art are all things that you can bring into your home to give it a more personal feel. From time to time, you will naturally look over at them and be reminded of happy occasions in your life. Try to vary these up occasionally so you don’t get bored of looking at the same thing again and again.

Install Some Dimmer Switches

Lighting and mood are two things which have been intrinsically linked, and installing dimmer switches is the best way that you can control the lighting in your house. This way, you can create a more relaxed atmosphere in the evening and you want to unwind, and a brighter environment when you need to focus and concentrate.


Enhancing your home life can be as simple as making a few upgrades around the place. So, try the things that we have listed here to see what a difference they could make to the tie you spend at home.


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