When it comes to remodeling and decorating your home, it is always helpful to check what is popular and trending. If you haven’t updated your home yet, you are in for a treat. Technologies have improved so that there are more durable and great looking options for more affordable prices – and many innovations have allowed more smart technology breakthrough with much more convenience.
You will also notice that many of the trends are synergistic with each other. Below are the homes trends that you might want to consider:
1. Open floor plans
This trend has been emerging for quite some time, and most home buyers are looking for free concept floor plans during the home buying process, or else they are checking to see which walls are load bearing and what they can change a week after they close on a home. Open concept floor plans have so many advantages – not only do they make your space look more substantial, but they also make the cooking, dining, and gathering spots more functional.
2. Let the sunshine – more windows, more lights
During the day, anyone loves to have a natural glow. Most of the time, you will see larger windows that allow natural light in as well as leverage the view of the outdoor landscape. You will be amazed at what a difference replacing and enhancing your windows can make. Also, most new windows are energy efficient, so they will make the indoor temperature more comfortable while helping you save money on your energy bills.
3. Master bedroom suites
The master bedroom suite has become a true sanctuary, especially among luxury home buyers. The suite includes a more extensive and luxurious bathroom, his or her sizeable customized closet or changing areas, a more substantial main room and often an extra room which is sometimes used as an office or exercise room or temporary nursery area.
4. Larger gourmet kitchens
Kitchens are getting more significant, and they are the centerpiece of every home. It is the first gathering spot for the family and guest, so homeowners are making this area as welcoming and versatile as possible. Most prefer open floor plans for extra space, and this has enabled more and larger islands.
5. Multi-generational and universal design
There is a growing preference towards both multi-generational living as the grandparents may move in to help raise the grandkids, or as there is sometimes a need to take care of an aging parent, as well as universal design, as more and more buying homes and hope to age in place. Universal design means widening hallways and doorways, making it easier to enter and exit bathrooms and shower areas. Sometimes in much larger homes with multi-generations, you will also see two sections of the house, each equipped with its kitchen.
So there above are the latest home remodeling trends for this year and the coming years. It is a great time to remodel as prices on materials are reasonable, and the technology keeps improving. There are just more options available on both value and luxury segments of the market, so it is easy to find a project.