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8 Home Upgrades That Look Modern & Make Life Easier for The Whole Family

Modernizing your home might make it look amazing, but the real value comes in when your upgrades add convenience. Updating your home shouldn’t just be about aesthetics; it’s the perfect opportunity to make your day-to-day life a little simpler. Below, we list our favourite modern home upgrades that are not only stylish but also extremely convenient. 

1. Join Kitchen, Dining, and Even Living Rooms 

Creating a seamless flow between the kitchen, dining, and living areas makes spaces feel larger and can help the family feel more connected (watching the kids is easier this way, too!). 

2. Flat, Minimalist Cabinetry  

Clean lines with handle-free cabinet doors and drawers in kitchens and bathrooms provide a sleek, uncluttered look, and flat surfaces are easier to clean. 

3. Genuine Stone Countertops

Not only do materials like quartz, granite and marble look luxurious, but they are also durable and require minimal maintenance compared to other countertop options.  

Modern Bathroom with floating vanity - 8 Home Upgrades That Look Modern & Make Life Easier for The Whole Family

4. Floating Vanities and Toilets 

Suspended fixtures in bathrooms create a sense of space and facilitate easier cleaning. No more advanced yoga is needed to get that gunk behind the toilet! 

5. Larger Tiles 

Using bigger tiles in bathrooms or living spaces reduces the amount of grout needed. The geometric effect of this can make a space look and feel airier while also ensuring the tiles are easier to clean.  

6. Improved Storage Solutions 

Nothing merges convenience and luxury like built-ins. Adding custom-built shelves, cabinets, or organizers throughout your home can maximize your storage space and hide clutter away. You can build custom shelves to showcase décor, too, like books, pottery and collectables.  

7. Walk-in shower or Bathtub 

Installing a walk-in shower or a luxurious bathtub with modern fixtures can transform your bathroom into a spa-like retreat, making your daily routine more enjoyable and convenient. This update can also make your bathroom safer for those with mobility issues.  

8. A Dedicated Home Office Space 

With the rise of remote work, creating a dedicated home office space with ergonomic furniture and essential accessories can greatly improve your productivity and work-life balance. 

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