In 2021, people experimented a lot with their houses, especially as they started spending more time at home. In 2022, expect to see more of this and some intriguing renovation trends like outdoor living areas, garages converted to guest bedrooms, and open floor plans. People are also becoming more interested in energy-efficient features and sustainable materials, so expect to see more of those.
Technology has infiltrated nearly every aspect of our lives, and our homes are no exception. From security systems to temperature control, there are now many ways to use technology to make our homes more comfortable, convenient, and secure.
This trend is only likely to continue as technology becomes more sophisticated and affordable. For many homeowners, remodeling provides an opportunity to incorporate some of the latest smart techs into their homes.
Here are just a few of the most popular home remodeling trends that incorporate smart technology:
- Home security systems
- Programmable thermostats
- Smart lighting
Bigger the Better
The National Kitchen & Bath Association says kitchens will grow by 25-50 percent because of open floor plans.
We’re seeing walls falling every day. We all want an easy transition from the kitchen to the living room, with no barriers to keep us segregated from our families.
Showers are getting bigger and wider in bathrooms; the trend is to leave them open without enclosures.
Minimal to the Max
In 2022, the popularity of minimalist design will rise as people simplify their lives. The minimalist renovation trend is all about a simple, clean design. Wood tones, natural materials, and green features like glass are part of this style. We’ll see more people ditching the extra stuff and opting for a more streamlined look.