Easy Ways to Increase Comfort in Your Home

by Dorota Swierkowska 10/06/2019

After spending all day in your office in front of a computer, or outside working hard, the home should be a place of solace and comfort. Sadly, most individuals don't get that comfort they are looking forward to. If you fall into this category, you can make your home an oasis of relaxation with these useful tips:

Give Your Walls A Lighter Color 

Sometimes the colors on our walls are dark and cold, adding a bit of warmth and lightness is a great idea. Lighter colors such as gray are trendy. Gray would do well though, only if you have a lighter shade on your ceiling. Create accent walls with other vibrant shades or patterned wallpaper, thus creating that warm feeling.

Hang Some Pictures 

Hanging pictures is a fantastic way to make your home comfy. Although it might sound obvious, many homeowners tend to overlook it. Adding photos of things that makes you happy such as pictures from traveling, your favorite celebrities, family members, cartoon characters, flowers, cars, etc. is a brilliant idea. 

Buy Some Comfy Pillows 

Pillows are suitable for different areas of the home, from the bed or a chair in the bedroom to the couch in the living room. Buying some comfy, pillows is another way to make your home more relaxing. The cushions can be in different sizes; long bolsters are ideal for a bed or chaise, throw pillows or fur pillows for the couch. 

Make Your House Smell Nice 

A house that smells awful will surely be an uncomfortable place to stay. You can give your home a pleasant smell by using air fresheners or adding some flowers. Apart from making your home smell nice, plants will also help you purify the air in your home.

Invest in Area Rugs 

Considering an area rug is an excellent way to elevate your home. Silky shag rugs help to make a room feel warm and help to make your cold floors a little more bearable. Center an area rug in the middle of the room with furniture set at the edges.

Curtains Should Blend With The Paint 

Curtains make your home beautiful and homey, so hang a curtain that goes well with your wall paint to give visual expanse to the room. The enlarged appearance will make your home feel more comfortable.

Keep It Clean 

Cleaning your home is very necessary if you want to increase your comfort. Ensure you carry out daily cleaning tasks such as regular washing of towels and sheets, dusting accessories, mopping the floor, etc.

Add a bit of Decor

Adding decors make the home inviting and beautiful. A vase of flowers in the living room, potted herbs in mason jars at the kitchen window, fresh fruits and vegetables on the dining table and lot more will boost the comfort level of your home.

When preparing your home to sell, talk to your real estate professional about ways to make your home appear more inviting.

About the Author
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Dorota Swierkowska

I am happy to help you find the home of your dreams! 

A little bit of my background. I speak fluent Polish. I love biking and enjoying the many wonderful things Sarasota has to offer it's residents. 

So prior to joining Better Homes & Gardens Atchley, I was a Real Estate professional in the Chicago area for over 20 years specializing in helping sellers, buyers, builders and investors to achieve their real estate needs based on their specific lifestyle desires and needs. 

I also owned my own construction company that was involved in building condos, homes, as well as condo conversions and remodeling. What that has taught me is to help my buyers see the opportunities in what can be changed.

I utilize all this expertise to benefit my clients.  

My degree in nursing helps to compliment my real estate career in that my passion is to serve people with compassion and understanding of their needs. 

Whether my clients are looking for their dream home, vacation home, or investment, inland or on the waterfront, I use the best sources and tools to achieve the highest results for them. 

I have done it all!

I'm happy to share with you what a few of my recent clients have said about me.

 Very professional and responsive. Excellent result. She was always available to answer questions and provide a recommendation from day one. She was very helpful in showing us exactly what we were looking for to make a decision. Dorota is excellent to work with. She is professional and devotes as much time as it takes to answer all of your questions. She answers phone calls almost immediately. THANK YOU DOROTA  

We moved to Sarasota last year. As we were new to the area we were looking for help of experienced real estate professional to help us find and buy our dream house. We were very lucky to have a wonderful agent Dorota Swierkowska who helped us with that and guided us/assisted through the whole purchase process. Everything worked as a charm and it has been already almost a year that we are enjoying living in our dream house. Thank you very much Dorota for all your help! We highly recommend Dorota services to anybody looking for/or selling a house. We are sure you will be impressed with service and knowledge she will provide you with!