Top Tips On Making Your Home Feel Lighter And Brighter

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Our homes are the place we should feel most relaxed and at ease. It’s where we can recharge our batteries and spend time with our loved ones. Having a light and bright home makes it feel more inviting and spacious. Nobody likes a room that feels dark and claustrophobic. Follow these wonderful top tips on introducing more light back into your home.


Rearrange your lighting

It’s possible that the lighting in your home is not positioned in the right way. This may only require minor changes such as moving a lamp to another part of a room. Or it could require repositioning your ceiling lights. Lights can be easily forgotten about when updating a home. When extensions are added in or walls knocked down it can cause awkward positionings for your ceiling lights. Contact an electrician to get some advice on adding, removing and repositioning your lights. You can look at Electrician websites at Electrical Connection to find reputable electricians in your area. Remember always to call an electrician to carry out this work. Don’t risk electrocuting yourself by doing the work alone.


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Use Mirrors

A great tip for creating more light in a room is using mirrors. They have the ability to make a room feel larger and can reflect natural light around your home. Go for an oversized mirror for a wonderful light source. Or group smaller mirrors together to create a similar effect. Try to position them near to windows or lamps to optimise their capabilities. You can also use mirrored furniture and accessories in your home. Trinket boxes and mirrored cabinets are a wonderful choice to help make your room feel larger and more luxurious.

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Declutter your home

Clutter can make a room feel smaller and darker. Remove any unnecessary clutter from window sills that may block the natural light from coming through. Also, remove anything from the floor that shouldn’t be there. You want to move around your home with ease. A deep clean of your home will make it feel instantly brighter and more tranquil. Invest in suitable cleaning products and tools for every room in your home. It may take time to get it feeling wonderfully clean, but it will be worth it. If you are struggling to find a home for your belongings, find some new storage solutions. Buy them in light colours to maintain the light and airy feeling.

Refresh your Interiors

Maintaining your interiors is the easiest way of keeping your home feel constantly refreshed. Try to update frequently the paintwork in your home. A fresh lick of paint can work wonders when making your home feel brighter. Try to use light neutral colours on your walls, as it will make your rooms seem bigger. Making sure soft furnishing are clean and in good condition is another technique you can use. If your furniture looks dull, why not reupholster it to give it a new lease of life.

A lighter and brighter home can be yours if you follow these great tips. Your home will seem like an entirely new place for you to relax and unwind in.


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