So you have finally bought a house. Done with all the paperwork and the hassle of getting a mortgage! Finally done with paying rent every month! Done with dealing with crappy landlords and prissy neighbors who look down on you because you are a renter rather than a homeowner! Now it’s time to get started on making your house a comfortable, trendy, environmentally friendly and tech-savvy home!
We’ve got the top 5 tips in creating a comfortable home for every millennial.
Update the Bathroom
There is a high possibility that you have bought your house on a tight budget. Often, this results in you buying a home which has a dated bathroom. One of the best things you can do to make your life comfortable is to update your bathroom. Make sure it is comfortable as well as trendy.
Get Good Quality Appliances
When you were at your parents, you didn’t really need to buy or maintain appliances. Now that you are on your own, you will definitely need to do so. You may have appliances that are from your days of being a renter. If not, essential appliances a cooking range, a refrigerator, a compact vacuum cleaner, and a washer/dryer are very important. Not only will it make your life more comfortable, but it will also ensure that you maintain a healthy and hygienic lifestyle.
Decorate and Design with Your Characteristics in Mind
As a millennial, we are very different from the previous generations. Issues such as climate change and creating a more sustainable environment are important to our generation. Characteristics of millennials include adaptability, the ability to multi-task and that we are technologically savvy. We need to make sure we adapt our home to our characteristics. Today, we have the ability to use technology to automate many things in our homes such as security systems, temperature control, entertainment systems, and appliances to make our life more comfortable and technologically advanced. Design and update your home to fit your needs.
Get a Comfortable Bed
One of the most important things you will need for your new comfortable home is a serene place to unwind and rest. Creating a comfortable sleep environment is essential. Since we spend a significant amount of time, almost one-third of our lives sleeping or trying to sleep, it makes sense that we invest in a really good bed that would last us for decades. Having a high-quality mattress gives us good sleep at night which improves the quality of our life.
Going “green” is very important for many Millennials. Making sure that your house is energy efficient not only helps you to reduce your electricity and utility bill costs, it is also great for the environment. Installing simple things like LED lights in the house or using a programmable thermostat will help the environment and reduce your bills over the long term.
We hope you liked our short and sweet tips on how to make your home more comfortable. Do let us know in the comments what you are doing to make your Millennial home more comfortable and if you have any tips of your own.
This article was first seen on ChelseaKrost.com