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If your home is lacking natural light and you’re sick of it feeling too dark and dingy, it’s up to you to do something about that. We all want to live in spaces that feel light and bright, and that’s often easier said than done. It’s not going to happen until you adapt your home in the right ways.

Natural light is so much better than artificial lights, and no advances in light bulb technology is going to change that. So if you want your home to feel light and inviting throughout, it pays off to work on letting more natural light into your home. We’re going to discuss the changes that will make that possible, so read on now to find out everything you need to know about this.

Enhance Reflected Light

First of all, you should think about how you can reflect natural light better in your home. After all, when you reflect more light, you need less of it coming into your home. So if you’re struggling with natural light sources, use mirrors, light walls and more reflective flooring options to address this issue better.

Consider Installing Skylights

Skylights are fantastic for letting in light on the top floor of your home. The more light you let in through the ceiling, the less you’ll need to worry about the windows if they’re not offering as much light as you’d like them to for whatever reason. They can be a great addition to any home, so see if this something that’ll work for you.

Dress Your Windows More Lightly

The curtains or blinds you use in your home will obviously have an impact on the amount of natural light you’re able to take advantage of in your home. Dress your windows in a way that’s lighter and less obstructive if you’re looking to let more natural light into your home.

Install Bifold Doors Facing Your Garden

One great way to let more natural light into your property is by having bifold doors installed. This is particularly useful in kitchen dining spaces that back onto the garden. It helps to better connect your home with your garden and makes the most of the light that’s coming into the home as well. If you want to make your kitchen lighter, this is the way to do it.

Keep the Windows Clean

Finally, you should also try to keep your windows as clean as possible. It sounds obvious, but the amount of dirt on your windows will limit the amount of light that’s actually able to penetrate your windows and enter your home, so that’s certainly something that shouldn’t be ignored.

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As you can see, there are plenty of changes you can implement in your home that’ll help you to make better use of natural light in your home. You don’t need to put up with dark and dingy spaces, and you don’t need to rely too heavily on artificial lights either, so make the most of the above.

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I’m Stacey, in my mid-late 30’s, from a tiny village (officially a hamlet) in Lincolnshire.

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