Published On: Fri, Feb 12th, 2016

3 Features To Make Your Home More Comfortable

If there’s anywhere in the world where you should be able to feel comfortable, it’s your house. No matter what’s going on outside, your home should be a little piece of heaven, where you and your family can totally relax. We all know how we’d like our homes to be, but you still might feel like you could be more comfortable there. Here are some things which will make your home even more cosy.

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First of all, over door heaters. You might have heard these called “air curtains” before. These are relatively rare as a domestic feature, but do a fantastic job of heating up a room. They work by separating two areas of temperature with an active barrier or “curtain” of air. These are usually installed above or to the side of doorways. Although not really an aesthetic feature, their practical benefits are really something! The rapid current of wind prevents air moving from one side of the threshold to the other. This is great for retaining cool air from air-con, or warm air in the winter. Remember not to install yours too far from a doorway though; this can seriously damage the performance of the unit.

Although it might not be too healthy, we all love to watch TV. Technology is constantly moving ahead, and TVs are no exception! Now that convex TVs are antiques and flat screens are in every house, concave screens are the next big thing. If you’ve never viewed anything with one of these, you’re missing out on a lot! Although not fully 3D, a concave TV gives off a much better sense of depth. This is enhanced even more by the fact that the screen is curved around you, rather than being a flat surface. Curved screens are also made to focus the light from an image directly at your eyes. This means that the contrast is vastly improved compared to flat screens.

Finally, something I’ve recommended to almost everyone I know. An electric recliner. If you’ve already had a classic lever recliner, then you might be turned off from this idea. That’s totally understandable with all the springs and rails which used to break and fall off of my old recliner! Getting these older models to work smoothly is a drag. However, when you replace it with an electric one you’ll be able to wave goodbye to a lot of technical issues! If you or a family member has back problems or swollen legs, then an electric recliner could be a massive help. Many of them are designed for a healthy distribution of weight. The ability to move the whole thing by pressing a button is also helpful for people with mobility issues.

With these three features, you’ll find it much easier to come home and relax. There are all kinds of other products made for comfortable living, but what you choose all depends on your own tastes and needs. As time goes on, more things will be released to make our home lives even more cushy. Enjoy it!