Are you finding your children more restless than usual? If you are someone who has to work from home adding rambunctious kids to the mix can turn any day into nonproductive chaos. Whether you are working from home or are a homemaker that has a strict schedule to follow, keeping the kids busy is important. Even older children trying to achieve a degree online need peace and quiet from younger siblings. Whatever your reasons, adding a playroom to your home might be just what you need to have a more productive day.
Planning Your Playroom
Children need to play therefore, adding a space for your child to play is not only for your sanity. While the playroom will be designed with the child in mind you may want to have it equipped to have an adult presence too. The playroom should be a room that both you and your child will have fun in. Perhaps you might want to add some gym equipment in there so that you can work out while watching your children. If adding gym equipment is not what you had in mind then you should at least have a nice comfortable chair fit for an adult in case your children need a supervisor.
Obviously safety is your main concern when designing and planning your child’s playroom. Therefore, you should guarantee that the room is free from any potential hazards. For example, if your child’s playroom is going to be set up in the basement you should be sure there are no sharp objects or any other element that might harm your child. Make sure that all electrical outlets are blocked, window locks are in place and that there is a clear emergency exit just in case of fire or some other threat.
What To Add To a Playroom
Playrooms should have all the comforts of home only designed with the child in mind. For example, you should make sure that all of the furnishings in the room are child safe. The best way to guarantee everything is child safe is to be sure that the materials are all-natural. Not only are they good for children with allergies but naturally made materials are more resistant to stains. Instead of wall to wall carpeting, you might opt for hardwood flooring and include an area rug for comfort.
Furniture should be both child and adult-friendly. While most of the furnishing will be kid-friendly you should still have at least one chair that will support an adult in case you would like to do crafts or games with your child. Besides sturdy kid-friendly furniture you also need to have adequate storage space. With kids comes lots of games, toys and anything else that a child needs to entertain themself. You will want to make sure that you have plenty of cubbies and baskets to hold all those items when they are not in use.
You are not alone with your home remodeling or addition ideas. Pinnacle Remodeling can help you gain the extra room that you need in your home without having to buy another house. Looking to add a playroom or home office? What could I do to help you make your home remodeling ideas and additions come to life? Let us help you to plan and create the extra space that you are looking for. Reach out to me and let’s talk about how we can make that playroom a reality.