Renovation Ideas for a Healthy Home


Where you spend time affects your health, and, if you’re like many people, you spend a lot of time at home. Fortunately, there are a variety of renovations that you can make, indoors and out, that will make your residence better for your physical and mental health.

Indoor Renovations

As you work on making your home healthier, one of the most important factors to consider is air quality. Clean your home regularly to cut down on dust and other allergens. Run an air purifier to remove other particles from the air. If you live in an area with clean air, open the windows and doors occasionally to let in some fresh air.

If you find your clutter stressful, clean out and organize. Throw away, recycle or donate items you no longer use. If you have trouble letting go of sentimental items, taking pictures allows you to store your cherished memories in less space. Everything left after decluttering should be organized and stored neatly. Make sure everything has a designated place and make it a habit to put things where they belong.

If one of your health goals is eating healthier, your kitchen design is important. Choose appliances that make it easy to cook healthy meals. Air fryers and slow cookers are great for easy meal preparation.

A relaxing bathroom helps you unwind at the end of the day. Choose an aesthetic that is appealing to you, and make sure there is enough storage space to keep everything neat and tidy. If you enjoy a hot bath, don’t skimp on the tub.

Data show that fewer than 33% of adults get enough physical activity each week. Creating a home gym can help you be one of the few who do. Choose equipment that you find enjoyable to use, and make the space as welcoming as possible. Inspirational wall art may help you stay motivated.

Outdoor Upgrades

The outside of your home can have just as much of an impact on your health as the inside. Installing a fence allows you to enjoy some privacy as you spend time in the sunshine. A fence also keeps kids and pets safe as they play outside. Work with a local and reliable fence company to ensure the fence you create is sturdy and reliable. Consider a swing set or trampoline to help kids get more exercise.

Creating a pleasant outdoor space makes it easier to reap the benefits of spending time outside. Invest in outdoor furniture so you have somewhere to sit. A patio shade or gazebo allows you to enjoy the fresh air while staying out of direct sunlight on hot days.

Affording and Selecting a Remodeling Service

Anytime you do a home renovation project, it is important to carefully select a remodeling service. Ask friends and family for recommendations. Request referrals from the company and ask to see samples of past work.

In order to afford a remodel, you may need to secure a home equity loan. The equity in your home is calculated by subtracting how much you still owe on the mortgage from the appraisal value. Many lenders will allow you to finance up to 85% of this amount.

Although the health benefits are worth it, renovating your home is hard work. However, a quality renovation service can make the process simpler and ensure that you are satisfied with the finished product.

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