Monday, February 8, 2016
Natural lighting in a home is important because it adds a touch of luxury and it creates an open and airy space. Without natural lighting, you will be left with only artificial lighting created by lights on your ceiling and desk lamps.
Once you start to use the natural lighting in your home, you will notice a dramatic change in the way you feel and the way your home looks.
If you are unsure of how to use the lighting to your best advantage or if your home is lacking natural lighting, we will go over some ways you can change that!
1. Add Some Windows
If you have the opportunity to and your home is lacking natural lighting, then consider adding some windows to your home. Of course, you will need to remodel a bit, but your bare wall will soon allow you to enjoy nature from inside your home.
You can choose from a variety of window styles and sizes, which is nice, especially when you want to add light both high and low within your home.
2. Add a Skylight
If you have tall ceilings in your home and you want to enjoy some natural lighting and the glow from the moon at night, add a skylight or two. You can place the skylight in your bathroom, in your living room, or even in the kitchen.
The soft sunlight and moonlight that shines through is enough to help light your path and provide a relaxing atmosphere.
3. Use French Doors
If you have one room that has a lot of natural lighting and another that is bare on windows, use French doors to connect them to each other. The French doors allow light to flow through and you will find that the rooms seem to be more open and airy.
4. Use Sheer Window Coverings
If you have the privacy around you to do so, utilize sheer window coverings over your windows. They block out less light than traditional blinds or curtains and will allow you to add natural lighting to any room with a window.
Don’t forget to open up the windows when you can to allow for a nice, fresh breeze to blow through your home.