Written by Fred Daues on June 19, 2017 in Uncategorized

When you move into a new house in St Peters, MO, it might feel more like a house than a home at first. That’s because you haven’t fully settled in and it’s new to you. The location, even though you made an offer on it and really want to live there, is a bit foreign. But there are plenty of things you can do to make your new house feel more like a home. Here are just a few ideas.

Clean It
There’s nothing more intimate than cleaning a house. And when you clean it, it truly feels like yours. When was the last time you cleaned a hotel room? It’s not yours! Why would you? Cleaning a bit of the house before you unpack will make the transition feel more real. It’s truly yours! You are home!

Let In Natural Light
There are lots of ways you can let natural light into the house to make it feel more welcoming. It might be as simple as opening the blinds and drapes. If the house still seems dark, you might want to consider replacement windows and doors to let the light that you want into the home.

Put Personal Touches on the House
To make the house feel like your home, you have to give it your own personality. That could mean doing small things like setting out family pictures. It could also mean small projects like painting rooms in the colors you prefer. Or it could be something larger like replacement windows and doors that will give the whole house a fresh look and feel both inside and out.

Add Plants
One of the easiest ways to make a house feel more homey is to add some green plants to a variety of areas. You could put fresh flowers on the table, plants in the corner of the living room, and a pot of green leafy items in the bedroom. Plants bring the outside in and they are very personal items that will make the space feel like your home.

Invite Friends In
A great way to make your house feel like your home is to put a bunch of people you know in it for a gathering! Invite family and friends over for a house-warming party and you will quickly feel like the house is truly your home because the people you know and love are there!

When you decide to start making the new house into a home, consider replacement windows Ballwin, MO and doors at some point. Replacement windows and doors can make the house your own and help you settle into the style faster. They can also bring energy efficiency, natural light, savings, and much more to the table. Contact Masonry & Glass Systems at 314-535-6515 and set up a consultation appointment to talk over the options. You can also stop by our showroom at 1503 S Kingshighway Blvd St Louis, MO 63110 and see some examples yourself!