How to Make Your Staten Island Home More Enjoyable to Live In

Posted by Thomas Crimmins on Thursday, July 18th, 2013 at 8:38am.

Your Staten Island home is where you spend a lot of your time, so it is worth investing time into making sure that it is an enjoyable place to be. Here are some things that you can do to make everyday living more pleasant.

Create a Personal Retreat

Do you have a place in your home where you can escape after a hard day of work and simply relax? It could be a luxurious bathtub with candles and bubble bath, or a comfortable chair you can curl up in with a good book? Find a place in your home where you can create a quiet retreat and you will be able to enjoy this space whenever you need to take a break and recharge.

Facilitate Social Interaction

Having friends and family over to share a meal and a few drinks can be a very enjoyable experience, so make sure that your home is set up to host guests. Do you have a place where everyone can sit comfortably, without having to rearrange furniture? Is there a place where a guest could stay the night on short notice without hassle?

Make a Space for Your Hobbies

If you have a hobby that you enjoy doing, why not create a special space in your home where you can pursue your interest? Whether you enjoy painting, writing, woodworking or building model railways, you can likely find a corner in a spare room where you can set up a small workshop or office. The hours that you spend happily immersed in your hobby will definitely make it worth it.

Create Easy Organization Solutions

One of the things that will make life in your house a lot more enjoyable is if you can spend less time cleaning and organizing. To reduce your house cleaning stress, you can take the time to create clever and well thought out solutions for organizing the clutter in all of the rooms in your house. A little bit of planning and forethought now means that tidying up will be easier every time in the future.

How enjoyable is your home to live in? Invest the time in making sure that your home fits your needs, so that you will enjoy your time there as much as possible. To find out more about buying a Staten Island home, contact me at tom@tomcrimminsrealty.com or 718.370.3200.

Tom Crimmins is the broker/owner of Tom Crimmins Realty. This St. John’s University graduate and native Staten Islander’s past careers include Assistant Dean of Students at SJU, NYPD Sergeant, Director of the Carnesseca-Sarachek Basketball Camp, and investor, speculator, and buy-fix-flip real estate expert. His real estate experience, which spans 30 years, is second-to-none.

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