Whether you’re looking to add charm or up the luxury factor while building your new Toronto custom home you can’t go wrong with these small details.
It’s easy to get caught up on the larger items like flooring or countertops but it’s the small things that will set your home apart and make it feel more special.
The ceiling is one of the most neglected features of the home. Most people don’t think twice about it but adding small details to your ceiling can make all the difference. Trey and coffered ceilings details are both classic and modern and are an excellent way of providing something extra to a space. They add height to a room as well as charm and originality. There are also many different options when it comes to adding trey and coffered ceilings to a custom home. So whatever the aesthetic of your home is, chances are there’s a ceiling style to match.
Lighting is also another great way to add detail to your home’s ceiling. Recessed lighting is a great standard for new custom homes but if you’re looking for something more original or luxurious try adding some hidden lights to a trey ceiling design. A room can always benefit from extra lighting and it will only add more warmth, brightness, and depth.
We rely on technology so much in our lives, yet most homes aren’t up to date with it. While adding big things like universally controlled lights and security are great the little tech details will be the ones that make your home more enjoyable.
Ask your custom home builder to add outlets with USB ports for easy phone charging. Also, consider putting in under-cabinet outlets. The kitchen is one the places where things get plugged in the most and it’s always surprising how little outlets there are to accommodate this.
Okay, this isn’t so little but unique storage ideas are always really great. They add character to a home and make it feel more original. The best part is that the storage can pertain to what you need it for and be customized around your hobbies. Just look at Pinterest or Instagram if you need suggestions for your custom home. Staircase storage is a big trend right now with people utilizing that space for books or even dedicated space for the family pet.
Crown molding can make a room feel finished and unique. It adds a level of charm and class to any house. If you’re building a custom home have your architecture add some in. There are many different styles of crown molding from clean modern lines to intricate traditional detailing. Picking the right style of crown molding can carry the feel of your home from room to room and make the whole space feel complete.
A lot of people think about landscaping or the front door but adding fun or creative address numbers is an easy way to set your home apart and add curb appeal. Unique ways of displaying your address numbers stand out and with the multiple styles available it’s easy to match the vibe of your home. It’s a small detail, but one that makes a big impact.
When designing your house ask your custom home builder about adding some of these small details. They will not only make your life easier and more enjoyable, they will also add value and charm to your home. It’s the little things that will make your house a home and that will set it apart from all the others on the block.