While many homes may not have a spare room, if you live in an older property you might have a room going spare, or you might be someone that is just using up the spare room as a junk room. Or, it’s more likely that you have every single room full to the brim! A spare room is something that can be perfect for anybody in any household situation.
Even if you do not have a spare room in the traditional sense, now might be the time to create one. Let’s show you some of the great reasons you should have a spare room, even if you don’t have the space, and how you can do this.
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It Is the Ideal Home Office
Everybody’s had to work from home in some capacity recently, and have now realized the importance of having a spare room, but also use it as a space for studying. The fact is that a study room/office is a perfect thing for anybody working at home but also needs somewhere to inspire them. There is something wonderful about having books piled from floor to ceiling. But the idea might have been vetoed by your significant other because books are not necessarily decorative! However, there are some creative ways to display books.
Have a look at the 8 ideas on how to display items on your shelves article to give you some inspiration. Suffice to say, a study room is one of those places that are ideal for any situation. Even if you need to do life admin, it’s a place where you can have peace and quiet.
It Is Is a Dedicated Area Away from the Home
If you are tired from a long day, and you feel you cannot get away or retreat to your bedroom, a spare room might be one of those places that you can set up now to remain off-limits from the rest of the home. A spare room becomes an environment that doesn’t just feel different from the rest of the home, but it can look different, making it a place that truly feels like a bit of privacy away from the rest of the property.
Even for those people who do not have the opportunity to create a spare room, you can do this in other ways. For example, you can take a corner of a room and make it a more private environment. You could also utilize one of the many outdoor office buildings and install the new garden which will have the added benefit of distance.
It Is the Best Way to Bring People Into the Home
The spare room is a perfect opportunity for people to come and stay, but it’s also a way for you to earn some money. You can rent out your spare room on sites like Airbnb, and this spare room becomes a great way to earn a little bit of money. But it’s also the ideal opportunity to have friends and family stay over, especially a year from now when the pandemic has gone. A spare room is not just a place to gather dust and junk, but a spare room can enliven and enrich your lives in simple ways.