You have probably going over how to build your dream home thousands of times in your head. You have thought of everything you possibly want, but have you thought of what you don’t want? Have you realized what you don’t need? By doing this is will help you realize exactly what will work for you and your family. Keep reading to learn what to avoid when building your home.
Planning your space
If you are planning to build a huge home, this will not apply to you as much. Typically, it’s important to design your home with plenty of storage. Closet space is also important to keep in mind. Do you have a walk in closet in your master bedroom? You will not only enjoy this when moving into your home, but it will also help the resale value. Little details you may not think of are a closet in the foyer. If you live in a colder climate this will come in handy, especially when you have company over. Ensuring that you have enough space in your new home is crucial to the planning process.
Light up your home
Fixtures and outlets for your lights are important. What is just as important however is the amount of windows. It’s important to have as much natural light coming through your home as possible. Because of this, make sure that there is a window in every room. For additional light, consider adding skylights.
Laundry room placement
Many people have their laundry room in the basement however, this can also make the chore harder. It’s also a good idea to have the laundry room away from any bedrooms so that it can run during the night. Thinking through where the best placement for your laundry room is will help you for many years down the road.
Bedrooms need to be out of reach of noise and traffic. Make sure that the master bedroom is not placed above the garage as also away from the central living area. This will help you to get a peaceful night sleep with as little interruptions as possible.
Are you working with a professional in creating your dream home? If so, make sure that you speak up and let them know exactly what you are looking for. You are the only person that knows your and your families needs.