Shopping for your new dream home? For those of us who are now old enough to know what goes into building a new home, this daunting task can sometimes scare us. With all the talk of the perfect location, perfect paint and even perfect uPVC windows, the feeling of finally getting the chance to bring the dream home out of fantasy and into reality, can make us feel lightheaded.
Your home can become your Eden if you approach this opportunity smartly. While building your home can be a huge responsibility, the way you handle the important things, helps in creating a home which is not only beautiful but also budget friendly. Read on to know about the 10 important things you should think of when building your dream home.
1. Light It Up
Open any home décor magazine and you’ll find a flurry of homes with sash windows which let in the warm rays and cool wind. Natural light, since it is the main source of light, brings a nature element to even the most modern of homes, and while you’re considering light fixtures and outlets for your rooms, opting for uPVC French doors or windows might be just the thing to give your home that ethereal feel.
2. Need for Food
When working on the placement of the kitchen, you need to make this decision personal. You don’t need to be a foodie to know that the kitchen is the most important room in the house. Place it too far and the walk over will irritate you so placing the kitchen in an area near the living room will make sure that you don’t dread making the long walk to the kitchen.
3. Your Sleeping Sanctuary
Your room is your throne. It is your tiny kingdom where no one can tell you what to do. But even that kingdom can be intolerable if you’re trying to get some much needed rest but the traffic on the busy road in front of your home is trying its hardest to keep you awake. When placing your bedroom in the overall planning, the most important factor is to keep your bedroom at the farthest end of the house so that you have complete privacy.
4. Freedom of Space
This is one factor of building a home that slips under the radar. Storage space is necessary, and although you might think that your garage will be enough, you still need to have ample room for all your other things which you want to keep close. While it isn’t necessary to have a closet the size of a small boutique, balance between storage space and living space is essential.
5. Brace yourselves, the Weather is changing
Weather changes also affect your home decision, which means that when you come to the decision of insulation in your home; keep your surroundings in check. If you’re using uPVC sliding doors to create an all-natural atmosphere, do so with the outdoor factors in mind. With proper insulation, you will have warm winters, cool summers and a tolerable electricity bill.
So now that you’ve started brushing up on these important pointers to consider, you will be able to build your home with a keen sense of planning and a conscience which won’t regret the decisions after your house has been built.
Want to know more? Then stick around for part 2!