Spring is almost here, now is the perfect time to update your home. We
all know that the modern home is always changing. Take a look at 6 popular
home trends of 2015.
1. Energy – Efficiency
Home owners are becoming more interested in the energy and cost-saving
home options. Take advantage of these federal and state incentives by
visiting Energy.gov. These savings can be as simple as adding more LED
lights to your home or even energy star appliances.
2. Spacious Floor Plan
It is becoming very trendy to knock down room dividing walls to create
more open space in a home. Creating more open space can make your home
look larger. It will also increase the views in your home while also increasing
the amount of natural sunlight into the home.
3. Smartphone Home Apps
With everyone’s smart phones and tablets readily available at all
times, programming your home thermostat, security system, and/or lights
can be done at a distance. The cost for this has been dropping over the
years and has gained much interest from cunsumers.
4. “Color of the Year”
This year according to Pantone.com, Marsala has been chosen to be the
color of 2015. Marsala is a “rich but earthy red-brown” color.
It’s a bold but neutral color that goes well with warm and cool
colors like turquoise, teal, amber, golden yellow, and especially greys.
5. Comfortable Living
Gone are the days with formal living areas in homes. Most want to create
a casual and comfortable living space. Adding sectionals to your living
areas creates a lounging space for your family to sit back and relax together.
6. Sleek Kitchen
According to Consumerreports.org, “Manufactures are using new innovations
to eliminate handles and pulls from appliances and cabinetry.” These
appliances, kitchen faucets, and cabinets will use the “touch-to-open”
or motion sensor features. Not only does this make your
kitchen look sleek but they make it easier for the elderly or people with disabilities
to use their kitchen.
For more remodeling and
design ideas in Baltimore County,
contact Post & Beam Design/Build today!