The beauty of natural light inside your home significantly improves its overall ambiance. Natural lighting in a house affects people’s moods and energy levels. Harsh artificial lighting does not complement modern custom homes, so we encourage you to read this blog. Read on to learn more about improving natural light within your custom home!
Let Natural Light Shine in High-Traffic Rooms
Frequented areas in your home include the living room, dining room, and kitchen. Therefore, you will want to ensure they receive a healthy dose of natural light. Also, you will want to consider the areas that don’t receive much foot traffic or require much light, such as the garage and laundry room. So, here is a short but helpful list of how to improve the natural light within your custom home:
- North-facing rooms release much more sunlight.
- South-facing environments will increase natural light during winter.
- West-facing areas collect early evening light, so they’re not ideal for entertainment centers with some televisions.
- East-facing spaces receive the most morning sun. So, bedrooms with east-facing windows can benefit early birds.
Controlling the Amount of Natural Light
Although overhangs help for each season, other methods exist to help prevent the amount of natural light. For example, exterior walls, trees, and fences reduce unwanted sunlight. Also, coverings, porches, and window coverings can provide a sense of relief. Luckily, these additions come in different stylish selections, so you do not have to compromise style for shade. Even though sunlight is lovely, too much of it can be overwhelming.
Using Light Interiors Within Your Custom Home
One other way to help enhance the natural lighting in your custom home is through lighting your interior choices. Light-colored interior elements will make a difference. Also, neutral or pale colors allow maximum reflection and brighten every room. Also, oversized windows, natural lighting, white interiors, and open-design house layouts will modernize the new custom home.
To learn how Cedar Square Homes can help add more light to your custom home, call us today!
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