Bring More Natural Light Into Your Home

Bring More Natural Light Into Your Home

One of the biggest improvements that you can make to your Collin County, Texas home is to bring in more natural light. Sunlight is a powerful mood enhancer and a home design that brings in a lot of natural light will automatically look and feel much more pleasant. Not only will it boost your mood, bringing in natural light will also increase the value of your home. So how can you shed some light on your home’s interior? Here are a few ways:

Add More Reflective Surfaces

Whenever you add a light and reflective surface to your home, you increase the number of times that daylight bounces around inside the room. Try painting your ceilings and walls with light or off-white colours. Matte finishes are actually better than glossy surfaces, as they reflect light in all directions at once. Add some metal accents and some mirrors to the space, which will also reflect the light.

Move Your Furniture Around

Do you have furniture that is blocking natural light from coming in? Move your furniture away from the windows so that it will not get in the way of the sunlight streaming into your home.

Add a Glass Door

Is there anywhere in your home where you can exchange a solid door for one with glass in its design? This will allow the light to flow through the doorway and increase the feeling of brightness in your home. There are plenty of glass doors with superb security features, so they will be just as safe as any other door. Also, if you have a yard or a patio to look out on, adding sliding glass doors will be a great way to let the light in and enjoy the view.

Expand Your Windows

Is it possible to increase the size of any of your windows? Especially if the windows are on the south side of the house, they will bring a significant amount of sunshine into the home.

Add a Skylight

Adding skylights to your home will bring a lot of natural light into the interior. Also, they are much more private than windows because anyone passing by will not be able to see through them. They also add overhead lighting, so that you will not need to use electricity during daylight hours. These are just a few ways that you can let the sunshine in and bring more natural light into your interiors. If you have any other Wylie home questions, please contact me today at LisaCardillo-Realtor@outlook.com or 214-727-3366

Lisa Cardillo is a real estate agent with JP and Associates REALTORS, she specializes in residential real estate in Collin and Rockwall counties as well as the surrounding communities.  Want a faster sale at a higher price?  Let my education, experience and advanced marketing techniques benefit you on the sale of your home.   Looking at buying or selling real estate?  Call or text me anytime!  214-727-3366    

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