At the end of a long, hard day, you want to be able to relax and get a good’s night sleep.

However, it’s not always as easy as it sounds.

There may be many things making you feel stressed every day, but your bedroom shouldn’t be one of them.

Here’s five ways you can make your bedroom a haven of relaxation.

  1. Paint the walls a relaxing colour

First of all, you need to think about your decor. If your decoration is too busy, it can be hard to switch off when you retire to your bedroom at night.

Try not to have too many elements fighting for your attention in the room, and consider painting the walls.

You should pick a soft, calming colour, such as the softer shades of blue. This will help you relax when you turn in.

  1. Invest in your bedding

Your bed needs to be comfortable and inviting when you head upstairs to sleep. If your bedding has seen better days, think about investing in a new set of duvets, pillows and sheets.

Pay attention to the firmness of your new pillows, picking the one that’s most comfortable for you.

If you can, buy two different duvets. One should be lighter for summer, one that’s heavier for winter.

You can even buy a mattress topper, if you feel your mattress isn’t as comfortable as it should be.

  1. Ban electronics from the room

It’s very tempting to sit and scroll through Facebook on your phone while you’re in bed. However, it just keeps you awake as the light coming from the phone interferes with your sleep patterns.

The best thing to do is buy a separate alarm clock and ban all electronics from the room.

Without the distraction of your phone and laptop, you’ll find it easier to drift off to sleep.

  1. Install sliding wardrobe doors to minimise clutter

Having a lot of clutter in the room can be stressful, meaning it’s much harder to get to sleep.

If you’re struggling to contain all your clutter, sliding wardrobe doors could be the way to go.

Having them installed can create storage out of almost any space in your bedroom.

This way, you can put everything away before bedtime and go to sleep in a pleasingly calm and tidy room.

  1. Add a dimmer switch

Harsh lighting really isn’t conducive to a good night’s sleep. If you find your lights are too bright, consider installing a dimmer switch.

Before you go to bed, you can turn down the lighting to a suitable level to keep you relaxed, rather than wide awake.

If you need sliding wardrobe doors to make your bedroom clutter free – talk to us at Super Glide Wardrobes. We can install doors that match any decor and fit almost any space in your home.

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Dave Collins
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