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These Features Will Add A Lot More Than Value To Your Home


If you’re thinking about making some improvements to your home, you need to consider what would be most beneficial to you. For instance, you could add a walk in wardrobe to your master bedroom which admittedly, is a rather wonderful idea. But unless you have mountains of clothes it’s also quite pointless. You will be taking away space from your bedroom too, unless you are planning to build an extension. If you are, well, that’s a whole different ballgame and still not the best idea. So, what features and accessories should you add to your home that would benefit you.

 

Smart Home Control

 

This is arguably one of the best new features you can get for your home. With a smart home control, you can control everything about your house, using just one device. How cool is that? We’re not just talking about basic home features here either. You’ll be able to alter the lighting, the music, the temperature and in some cases, the natural light too. When you do this, the mood of a room is in your complete control. The latest devices are also able to learn who you are and what you like. So, eventually you’ll be able to come home and find your house is just the way you want it.

 

Downspout Extension

 

Most people have trouble with flooding around their home in the winter months. This might be due to the permeability of their soil, the build of their home or the shape of their garden. If your garden is slanted towards the house, water could surge through your home quite quickly. It will start at the basement and quickly grow out of control. Don’t forget that if you don’t mind your basement floods occasionally, it will create other problems you may be less pleased with. For instance, you might find it causes damp and this in turn will attract insect life. The solution to this issue is a downspout extension. It’s just one of the options you have if you need a wet basement repair.

 

Smart Locking

 

If we’re looking at home improvements we should at least consider the possibility of increased security. The best feature on the market right now are smart, digital locking systems. It’s a fairly minimalistic improvement to your home but you’ll feel a lot more secure in the house. You will be able to ensure that only people you want to get in can access your property. You can even set it up with motion sensor control and ID recognition. You might think security like this is overkill for a home. But don’t be so sure. Particularly when the number of home thefts is on the rise.

 

Laminate Flooring

 

Of course, if we’re looking at purely aesthetic home changes you can’t go wrong with laminate flooring. Laminate flooring presents a cool, contemporary feel for your home. It will make your home look stylish while still feeling minimalistic. As such, you can use this type of feature to boost the value of your home. There are also several practical benefits like how easy these floors are to clean. Perfect for a home where little ones are running around creating mischief.


Samantha hails from Virginia and is a proud wife to a retired Deputy Sheriff and mother to two amazing little boys named Jack & William. A veteran product reviewer; Samantha has been reviewing products for 8 years and offers high quality product reviews with original photography.

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