Do you still live in an old-fashioned home? People might have different reasons to stay in a home that doesn’t have any technological perks. However, if you want to live conveniently, it is better to have a fully equipped house or flat. It facilitates your daily life. Some items additionally to comfort take care of your health.
So, what are the newest trends that transform our life and work experience? Let us have a look at the most useful of them.
A Standing Desk Transforms the Way We Work
If you are an office worker, you know that a sedentary lifestyle is detrimental to your health. It doesn’t matter whether you work from an office or from home. If you spend all day at a desk, you will inevitably face the following issues:
- Pain in the back and neck because their muscles get strained in one position for a long time.
- Migraines because the blood vessels in the neck get compressed, and the blood circulation worsens. The blood cannot deliver sufficient oxygen to your brain, and you feel headaches that cannot be calmed down so easily.
- With time, weight gain is inevitable. It, in turn, causes obesity and diabetes.
It looks like an office job is a nightmare. However, it is not the case if you use a standing desk. It allows you to get rid of all the above mentioned issues. When you use a corner standing desk, you can switch from a standing to a sitting position, and vice versa. In a standing position, the desk allows you to perform different types of exercises without any need to go to a gym or look for a special space.
In the end, you start feeling better physically. It, in turn, stimulates mental activity and boosts motivation. So, a standing desk is not only beneficial for your health but is good to increase your work productivity.
An Automated Kitchen Facilitates Your Daily Duties
The kitchen is a place where we all spend a lot of time. The entire family gathers there at least several times a day to eat and discuss things. But cooking and cleaning up might be pretty challenging.
Domestic devices are there to help us. But what can you do if your kitchen is too small to accommodate all the needed devices? For example, if you want a food processor, and there is no room to accommodate it? Or what if you would like to arrange all the kitchen utensils in a convenient place, and again, your kitchen is too small?
The solution is automation of some kitchen parts.
So, if you have been dreaming about a new coffee machine, an electric kettle, a food processor, or any other device (or devices!), an automated lift platform hidden in one of your kitchen cabinets would solve the space issue.
We recommend purchasing a ready lift column and installing it in one of your kitchen cabinets.
- In the cabinet top, cut out an opening to let the wished device pass.
- Fix a platform on the lift column.
- On the platform, install the needed device.
Now, with a push of a button, you can lift the platform with the device, use the device as intended, and hide it in the cabinet with another push of a button. You can install as many lift platforms as you need. Do not forget that you can close the opening with a cap. The cap moves away when the lift platform is up, and closes the opening when the device is hidden. So, you do not compromise the space of the cabinet surface.
Another useful improvement is an automated rack. What can you store there? Just whatever you want. Those can be kitchen utensils, jars with spices, or any other smaller items.
The most popular option is to make the rack go up and down from behind a wall-mounted cabinet. Fix a linear actuator on the back side of the cabinet, and attach the rack on the moving actuator side. Arrange the things on the rack. Now, you have more storage space, and the kitchen hasn’t become smaller or more cluttered.
An Adjustable Bed Will Change the Way You Sleep
We are used to adjustable beds in hospitals. Until recently, they were not used at home. Now though, the situation has changed drastically. Adjustable beds change the way we have rest and improve the quality of our sleep significantly.
The choice isn’t too high but an experienced manufacturer will offer you a bed within your budget. Quality adjustable beds are upholstered and can be adjusted to meet your specific needs. If you buy one, you can forget about issues with your back and snoring. The deepest sleep is guaranteed. Moreover, they look cool and for sure will turn your bedroom into a cozy modern hub where you can enjoy your rest.
Ideas for the Living Room? There Are Some Good Ones!
These are not the only items that can change the way you live. Automation delivers new opportunities to arrange your home conveniently and functionally. So, you can add more storage room by automating your bed and fixing a storage space beneath it. Or you can turn your living room into a modern place by installing a TV lift.
More Ideas? There Are Many of Them!
These are just some ideas that can be turned into reality. Now, you can find any devices to change your home by making it more functional and beautiful without cluttering space. You can change your patio with hidden lift furniture. You can impress your friends with an automated TV cabinet installed in the backyard. You can automate windows and doors. You can do just whatever if you have imagination and know how to follow instructions. Just have a look at your home. Do you feel that something is lacking there? Check whether a new automated device can solve the issue. If yes, order the device or build it, and see how your life and work will be changing.
Hayley Mann is a technology enthusiast specializing in automation methods of ergonomics devices. Her engineering background helps her to create interesting articles on technical topics, making them understandable for all readers.