4 Fun Features to Consider Adding to Your Home

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Renovating your home or adding new features to it is something that you’ll have to do many times over the course of your ownership. There are many reasons why you might want to do that, ranging from revamping the experience of living there to preparing it for a sale by increasing its value.

Thankfully, if you’ve set your eyes on fun elements to add to your home, you’ll be able to benefit in both aspects, since you’ll enjoy them and they’ll also increase the attractiveness of your home in the eyes of potential buyers. Here are four specific projects to consider:

1. Automation

Just by buying a smart home hub like the Google Home or another popular one, you’ll have made your home “smart” and capable of connecting different gadgets together for a seamless control experience. You’ll be able to control the lighting in your home, the music, kitchen appliances and a variety of other things simply by saying what you want out loud or using your smartphone.

With a good combination of hub and media electronics, you’ll ratchet up the convenience level in your home by several notches and ensure that managing your entertainment will be a breeze.

2. A Patio

If you have the space for it and don’t have a patio yet, it should be one of the first things you consider when making any modifications to your home. The extra space for spending time with friends and family and even having small get-togethers will be a great addition.

One thing you can do to make things even more interesting is to make sure that the décor is very different from what’s indoors. That way, you’ll have the effect of making you and your guests feel like you’re stepping into another world entirely. From the shape to the paint and decorations inside it, you’ll have a lot to work with in creating the perfect masterpiece.

3. Gaming Facilities

The good thing about this category of projects is that there are myriad options to choose from, depending on the amount of space you have, the budget you have to work with and your interests.

If you have a lot of space to work with, you can build a squash or tennis court, but if your home is not that expansive, setting up a table-tennis or pool table would be excellent too.

4. Skylights

Whether you’re someone who knows a lot about the different constellations or not, being able to see the stars right from your bed would definitely be a very exciting prospect.

If you don’t want it in your bedroom, you can choose to place the skylights in any area of your home that would suit your purposes, whether you want it to be something your guests can enjoy too or not. The key thing to keep in mind with this project is that its one that you particularly want to ensure that the contractor you’re working with is one that is highly competent and experienced.

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Gaming facilities are an interesting feature to hilghkight here. I very rarely see that here and it’s refreshing!

Jun 28, 2018 07:44 AM #1
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I'm seeing a rise in game rooms as well as even more impressive theater rooms.

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Adding skylights are a wonderful way to add natural light to any room. I agree that it's very important to find a reputable installer to prevent any water leakage.

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