Many homeowners are constantly updating their homes. They follow design trends and are upgrading kitchens, baths, and décor. There are some surprisingly affordable ways, though, that you can do to make your home more convenient.
Add Electrical Sockets
If there are any extension cords playing a permanent role in your home, consider adding a few electrical sockets to your home. Additional sockets can make your home more convenient and safer.
While adding additional electrical sockets, consider upgrading those sockets to ones with USB ports. This can make charging phones and other devices immensely more convenient.
Add a Mini-Fridge
A small dormitory-style mini-fridge in a gameroom, family room, or even a garage can make life so much easier. Not only will it save steps, but you will appreciate the extra space it frees up in your main refrigerator.
Get a Taller Toilet
This may not be at the top of your list, but a more modern, slightly taller toilet can change your life. It can be more comfortable, and make getting on and off so much easier. You will really appreciate it as you get older.
Add Night Lights
Some well-placed nightlights that are motion activated can help you from stubbing a toe at night and make getting around just a bit easier. LED nightlights are inexpensive and easy to set up. Of course, if you have a dog or cat, a motion-activated light may not be your best option. Not all home improvements need to be major to make an impact. Explore some of the smaller improvements that can make a big difference.
Add a Digital Thermostat
A smart thermostat will allow you to adjust the temperature in your home from a smartphone whether you are home or not. They are surprisingly affordable and will even improve the resale of your home.
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