The last year has given people a lot of time to think about what they do and do not like about their homes, and as we begin to see the light at the end of the tunnel with the pandemic, there is no better time to start thinking about upgrading your home through some well-deserved renovations. It’s always good to know what neighbours are doing just in case that you may be inspired to add it to your plans for your dream home. Below, we have compiled some of the top trends in home exteriors that you can expect to see showing up around luxury home exteriors in the Greater Toronto Area.
1. More Windows
Adding more light into the home was a key trend for home interiors, as well. The more windows you add to the home, the better suited the home is to keep the people inside it happy. Exposure to natural light is helpful to improve sleep, increase serotonin levels and reduces the health risks associated with artificial lighting from indoors. As we all begin to take our health a little bit more seriously than we may have before, adding windows to the home is a perfect way to let a little bit more sunshine into our lives while capturing an up-and-coming home exterior trend that will bring us long-term wellness.
2. Adding Wood
Everything nature is a great addition to the exterior of a home, and adding a bit of wood to your home exteriors can be a wonderful way to add dimension and make it feel and look more open even from the outside. Modern homes tend to implement wood either through small accents or larger wood siding throughout the outside of the house. Wood can be an absolutely stunning detail to any home that will certainly differentiate it from the others around it at this time.
3. Front Porches
Now moreso than ever, we have come to value the joys of human contact. When we have to keep six feet apart from all our neighbours that walk by, it might be nice to be able to say hello from a safe distance away if they are walking near. The front porch is a timeless home addition that will serve you massively, whether only to sit and bask in the pleasant wind of the afternoon on a summer night or have a morning coffee with a friend while basking in the daylight.
Whether the trends are more likely to better your quality of life or the outside look of your home, we at LivMor Developments are here to help you in making the most informed decisions for your home exterior. Trends may only last so long, but a home is a worthwhile investment, and taking note of the benefits associated with each of these upcoming trends can be a great way of seeing what additions to your home may better your quality of life. We have previously covered up-and-coming trends in home interiors on the blog, be sure to look back at the blog to get even more inspiration and ideas to build or renovate your home.