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Have A Home Fit For A King With Our Tips.

February 13, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Travel/Leisure, Weekly Columns

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(ThyBlackMan.com) They say a man is a king, and the home is his castle. We’re pretty sure there are some wives that would disagree with this outdated claim. But no matter because if you are single, you can still have some fun with this idea. Once you buy a property, you can shape it into whatever you want. It can be the perfect place for relaxing a stunning home from the outside and a great space for entertainment. In fact, we think it should be all three, and we’re willing to offer you some tips on how to make your home fit the bill. If you’ve got some spare time on your hands, you might want to take this advice and turn your home into a dream come true. Let’s look at some ideas, starting with the outside of the home.

If It Looks Like A Castle

Do you want your home to look like a castle? At least, metaphorically? We’re talking about adding some style and class to the exterior decoration of your home. You can start just by simply tidying up the garden. If you’ve got a garden, it’s your responsibility to keep it well maintained. Or, hire a gardener to do it for you. Either way, with a little work or a little cash your garden, can look stunning. It should as well, particularly if you ever plan on selling it. But that’s just the start.

You may then want to speak to a landscaper. They can shape your garden the way you want it to look. Perhaps you might want to consider adding some unique features to make it stand out from the rest of the street. Make sure that your home is the king of the neighborhood with Cordair fine art. These beautiful sculptures are available to purchase and will make your home shine like nothing else. At the very least, they’ll be a talking piece for when you have guests over. We’re going to talk more about sculptures inside the home a little further down.

Of course, we think one of the most important aspects of the home exterior for a guy is the driveway and the garage. You Black man reading brochurewant the perfect place to park your car? You’ve got it. You can start by looking into automatic gates as a stylish security feature. They’ll welcome you home as you pull onto the drive after a long day at work. For an extra effect why not also include an electronic garage door. Drive right in after work and lock up your baby for the night.

We’re not done with the outside yet, though. Summer isn’t that far away, and that means it’s nearly BBQ season. Okay, summer is still quite far away, but that’s not going to stop us dreaming of delicious meals cooked outside. How about you? If you love this idea, start looking into building a stone Barbecue in your backyard. It will look stunning and be the perfect place for cooking on a late summer evening.

And It Feels Like A Castle

Next, let’s look at the inside of your home. We don’t think any guys home is complete without their own man cave. Depending on how much space you have to play with this could be a room in your home. Or it might be a place that you have converted. Your man cave might be in the attic, basement or garage. It doesn’t matter where it’s been designated to as long as you have one.

Size doesn’t matter; it’s all about how you use it. We think you can start by, once again, looking at some unique features. This time, though, we suggest you take high art in a different direction. If you’re a fan of superheroes, and you’ve got a spare eight grand, you could buy a life-size Batman replica. The armored Batman from the new movie is on sale now. We just suggest if you do buy this, you try to forget about all the other things you could buy with that cash. Just focus on how incredible it will look in your man cave.

Then, of course, there’s the TV. Every man cave needs a massive TV. Whether you’re playing games with friends or watching movies, you want the biggest screen possible. When we say biggest, we mean it. For a couple of grand, you could buy an eighty inch TV that could rival heading to the cinema. But don’t forget to purchase the surround sound system with it. It’s not a cinematic experience unless the walls begin to shake when a gun is fired on screen.

You can decide the rest of the items in your man cave yourself. Perhaps you want deluxe recliner seats for the perfect lazy boy gamer experience? Or maybe you want to go retro with some awesome arcade games from your youth. Remember, it’s your room so you can fill it with whatever you like.

It’s Got To Be A Castle

Finally, what’s a king without a good night’s rest? Whether you’ve spent the day battling mutants in Fall Out 4 or board meetings, we all need a good sleep. That’s why the third most important trait of a man’s home is a comfortable bedroom. To start with we recommend, you look at getting a smart bed. Smart beds record how you sleep and alter the mattress to suit your needs. You’ll never wake up with a bad back or crick in your neck again. Then, think about curtains. Or better yet, blackout blinds. For a few extra dollars, you can get automatic blinds that open on your command. They can be set on a timer so natural light will wake you up in the morning instead of that annoying alarm clock.

Don’t forget you can add a few other manly additions to this room as well. Perhaps you want another big screen TV or a maybe a few gizmos and gadgets. Spend a little more cash and make your bedroom a dream come true. It will be the perfect place to retire in your castle.

We hope you have fun with turning your home into a place fit for a modern king.

Staff Writer; Greg Jacobs




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