5 Upgrades to your Home that are Worth the Cash!

1 November 2019

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Love your home but want to make it even better? Maybe you want it to be cosier or more practical or perhaps you want to put your own stamp on a new home. Here are 5 great ways of going about it.

Good quality sheets

It goes without saying that you should invest in the best mattress you can afford. As humans, we spend a huge portion of our lives sleeping and our spines need to be properly supported while we dream. But along with a decent mattress, high-quality bedding is also an excellent investment. Pure linen sheets will be soft and breathable, perfect for all seasons.

For the colder months, some cosy fleece-lined duvet covers and sheets can really feel like a treat. Bedding can be expensive but it’s so worth the money spent, be sure to wash it every week to keep it free of dust mites which can exacerbate allergies and cause issues such as coughing and runny noses at night.

Cosy rugs

Opting for hard floorings downstairs in your home is often a smart move, they’re easy to clean, practical and look great with any kind of decor. But they can feel cold and harsh underfoot, especially in winter. You can get around this issue by using large rugs if you’re worried about them getting ruined by pets and kids just buy cheap ones. That way you can easily replace them every few years. A good rug can really bring a room together and adds softness and cosiness to space.

Smart home technology

Smart home technology has really taken off in recent years, these days you can do everything from control lights and heating to blinds, appliances, CCTV cameras and so much more. A high-quality voice-activated speaker and several smart home additions can make running a home much easier.


Plants are a great addition to any home. They improve mood and boost productivity, they add colour and texture and make any space look beautiful. Larger plants can be a little pricey but they’re worth the money and something to consider purchasing for your home. If you’re not very good at keeping plants alive, good quality artificial varieties can be really effective. Hanging plants are very trendy right now and can be added to shelves, bookcases and window sills in just about any room.

Good window treatments

Window treatments such as blinds and curtains are practical for keeping light and cold out when needed, but also from a decorative perspective. Spend the extra on beautiful lined curtains which look sumptuous and luxurious. Good blinds like wooden shutters look great from the inside but also add kerb appeal from the outside too.

What kinds of touches do the home do you feel are well worth the money?
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