When you think of the world of fashion, you think about how styles, colors and patterns go with the seasons. But, it’s not just the fashion industry that’s so changeable! In fact, if you take a look at trends in home construction, you’ll find that things are just as changeable there. Although, admittedly, people tend to be more conservative when it comes to taking advantages in home construction than they do with their sartorial choices.
But, if you’re looking to build a new home this year or in the years to come, it definitely helps to take a look at what the biggest trends are. That’s why we’re going to be taking a look at the biggest trends in home construction or 2019.
Now, you may not want to adopt each one of these trends. Just like in fashion, some things aren’t for everyone. However, even if a certain trend isn’t precisely what you’re after, it can provide inspiration for something that will work for you. So, with all of that in mind, let’s take a look at the biggest trends in home construction for 2019!
1. The Open Concept
We may have moved into another year, but you can bet your bottom dollar that the open-concept floorplan is still here to stay.
2. Walk-In Showers
Speaking of “open concepts”, people are definitely preferring walk-in showers to things like combination shower and tubs.
3. Energy Efficient Windows
Energy efficiency is a bigger thing these days, which is why every homeowners is scrambling for the most energy efficient windows.
4. Copper Gutters
On the exterior, people are looking to keep things classy, which is why you’re seeing things like copper gutters with more regularity.
On the inside of homes, there’s nothing that adds that touch of luxuriousness quite like wainscoting does.