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Have a Better Night Sleep with These 7 Bedroom Upgrades

Have a Better Night Sleep with These 7 Bedroom Upgrades

Are you tired of having a restless night? Or cannot concentrate in the office because not having enough sleep? Is having a better sleep your New Year’s resolution? If you really want to have a better sleep, you are at the right place.

We all know that having a good quality rest at night is hard to ignore because it improves your mood and memory, help you keep a healthy weight, as well as reduce the risk of getting serious diseases.

How well you sleep can be affected by many factors. Creating a supportive environment can have a great influence on your sleep. The following are some tips form Hgtv that you can use to upgrade your bedroom to start a peaceful year.

1. Declutter

Declutter - 7 bedroom upgrades

How can you get some rest when you are surrounded by paperwork, laundry needed to be folded, exercise equipment, and other things that instinctively connect you to your to-do list. Take the time to tidy your room, get rid of everything that does not make you relax.

Get new place for those unused items in other space, or toss out or even better donate those unwanted things. Remove the clutter with some simple accessories, such as a stack of books or flower vase.

2. Apply Calming Colours

Apply Calming Colours - 7 Bedroom upgrade

Do not ignore the power of colour to your sleep. Colour has a strong impact on mood and energy, and the right colours can turn your bedroom into a relaxing retreat. Some of the most comforting tones are earthy browns, soft greens, and watery blues.

However, there is no fixed rule about colour. Anything that can make you feel happy and tranquil will help you help you to get relaxed in the end. You can begin with new sheets or fresh paint on the walls and see the difference.

If you are considering changing the painting of your bedroom, you are recommended to check the age of your house first. The wall paint in older houses usually contains asbestos. It wouldn’t do any harm to do house inspection and Clear asbestos removal Adelaide before replacing the old paint. Otherwise, you will end up in danger instead of getting a peaceful sleep.

3. No Electronic

Meanwhile, we all hear that electronics are disturbing to sleep. Watching television, checking emails, or maintaining social media feeds before going to bed keeps your brain alert and the blue light emitted by screens inhibits the production of melatonin, the hormone that regulates your sleep/wake cycles.

According to Sleep.org (powered by the National Sleep Foundation), you are recommended to keep all electronic devices out of the room and provide at least 30 minutes without electronics before going to sleep.

If you really have to use your computer at night, download flux, which can help to adjust your screen to the light conditions of the room you are in. If you have an iPhone, make use the Night Shift setting, that automatically adapts your display to warmer colours after the dark.

4. Dimmer Light

Dimmer Lights - 7 Bedroom Upgrades

Even the slightest glow from a nightlight or an outdoor flashlight can negatively influence your sleep. Get blackout curtains, a sleeping mask or get them both for your bedroom. Make sure you get the right sleep mask, or you will end up feeling too cramped and inconvenient to wear at night.

Browse for the right product, and you can find many vendors who create custom masks for any size of a head.

5. Avoid Noise

Another sleep disturbance is noise, particularly if you live in an area with a loud neighbours and street traffic. A white noise machine or a fan can work miracles to drown out unwanted noise. When your house shares wall with your neighbours, you can use furniture arrangement to reduce noise.

For example, a bookcase can decrease the noise of a nearby apartment by placing them against the wall. Meanwhile, a rug can diminish the noise below.

6. Switch off the Thermostat

To start sleep, our core body temperatures should really drop, and a cool room can help with this transformation. Based on the information from Sleep.org, it is recommended to keep the room temperature between 60 and 67 degrees.

If you like your home to be a little warmer during the day, think about investing in a smart thermostat. It will instantly learn your habits and automatically adapt the temperature when bedtime comes.

7. Update Your Pillows

You might want to learn a trick from Sleep.org to help discover whether your pillows need to be changed: if they do not return after you fold them in half, it’s time to get rid of them. Think about how you sleep when you buy new pillows: Back sleeper is recommended to get thin pillows that support the neck.

Meanwhile, the stomach sleepers should get the thinnest pillow or sleep without pillows. As for the side sleepers, they should choose firm pillows with gussetting or additional panels on the sides.

14 Ways to Avoid Mistakes In Home Decoration!

14 Ways to Avoid Mistakes In Home Decoration

Everyone would want a beautiful house and nice to enjoy the family. But sometimes, inappropriate home decorations make the house uncomfortable.

You can misunderstand the arrangement and decoration of the room and instead cause the house look cramped. You can also choose a home decor that looks cheap.

Moreover, if you think you want to sell your house, home decor becomes more crucial again.

What if people are not interested in buying your home because of the wrong decoration?

Therefore, here are 14 home decoration methods you should avoid to keep your home comfortable.

1. Decorations that ignore the essence of the house

 Ladder, Hallway and Corridor by studio ferlazzo natoli
By studio ferlazzo natoli

Home is the most important thing. Guests who come to your home will get the first impression of your family from your home.

If the front of the house alone is not decorated properly, not by the surrounding environment, does not look clean and uncomfortable views, the whole of parliament will look unattractive.

2. Parks and gardens

House by Moda Interiors
Floreat Residence Oleh Moda Interiors

Planting trees to create a beautiful garden is a good idea. However, you can not just rely on intuition. Think about the long-term effects of planting certain trees in a particular season.

Will this plant last long?
Or, if this plant is a type of vines, how should you plant it?
You certainly can not plant it near the house because the roots can damage the house.

Also, the arrangement of these plants should be as neat as possible. Do not let all appear over-lapping.

3. Put the furniture carelessly and harm

 Ladder, Hallway and Corridor by Equipe Ceramicas
Caprice Cream, DECO Loop Pastel 20×20 By Equipe Ceramicas

When the house looks beautiful, the hallway looks beautiful, and you need to think carefully about where and how you will put furniture, tables, cabinets, chairs and so on.

Placing without taking into account the furniture will only make the room seem crowded and uncomfortable.

4. Do not think carefully before building a swimming pool

 Swimming pool by Argollo & Martins | Arquitetos Associados
By Argollo & Martins | Arquitetos Associados

The swimming pool has beautified the house, but you must take into account the good construction considering the price is not low and its maintenance is not easy.

5. Do not add fireplaces as decorations

 Household by Dim-ora
By Dim-ora

The fireplace serves as a warmer and sometimes home decor. However, adding a fire just like that should not do without considering the continuity of the design style.

6. No ventilation system and good air exchange

 Family room by Dorrington Atcheson Architects
By Dorrington Atcheson Architects

A good home should also have good room ventilation and an effective air exchange hole.

Will these ventilation and air exchange equipment also last a long time? What are the consequences?

7. Paint the walls with too flashy colours

Family room by Espaces à Rêver
Pièce à vivre : salon – Appartement industriel chic & moderne 55m2 – 75010 Paris By Espaces à Rêver

Decorating a house with bright colours may be a trend. However, you need to consider whether the colour trends will continue to survive.

What if you sold your house in the future, would this too flashy colour need to be replaced? Use a safe, neutral colour.

8. Using a variety of kitchen appliances that are not qualified

Kitchen by GUTMAN+LEHRER ARQUITECTAS
cocina By GUTMAN+LEHRER ARQUITECTAS

It’s nice to have a complete kitchen with a variety of cooking utensils to stay selected.

However, if the cookware is not maintained for quality for a low price, let alone tools such as a refrigerator, oven or built-in cooker with a complex system, then you are harming and even endangering yourself.

9. No home decor at all

Family room by Ekaterina Donde Design
By Ekaterina Donde Design

Notice every step of the decor in your home no matter how small it is. Starting from the choice of colours, choice of building materials, even up to furniture, make sure everything is durable and according to taste.

10. No matter to cleanliness

 Windows & doors by Stores Cube
By Stores Cube

The Beautiful house is not always good, especially if the house is not kept clean.

How to make your home look luxurious if the dust builds up, the house is crowded and dirty?

Decoration aims to please the eyes, and if the decor is dirty, how will you enjoy it?

11. Decorating kitchen and toilet

Bathroom by Corneille Uedingslohmann Architekten
By Corneille Uedingslohmann Architekten

House palace will not mean if the kitchen and toilet are not maintained neat and beautiful.

12. Choosing a difficult to clean floor surface

Kitchen by Life Design
By Life Design

House cleaning is a major factor in-home care and decoration. Therefore, in the process of decoration, do not use materials that are difficult to clean, such as the type of tile that is too small.

If there are any stains, you will have trouble cleaning them.

13. The bathrooms were weird

Bathroom by JSD Interiors
Bathroom 3 By JSD Interiors

All the inside of the house has different construction costs, but for the bathroom, make sure you take into account the size of the room and avoid the tiles with small size so that the room will appear narrow.

14. Choose the type of design and the less good floor

 Wall and Floor by Timberplan
Parquet Itlas By Timberplan

Floor decorations like the parquet floor are beautiful, but you need to make sure they match with each other.