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6 Technologies Coming Soon to a Home Near You

We all want to provide our families with “all the comforts of home,” but just what those comforts are has evolved over the decades, determined largely by the technologies available at any given time. Today, “comfort” means more than just shelter and space—it also encompasses convenience, efficiency, and the luxury of style. Whether you’re renovating your existing home or building a dream house from scratch, consider these 6 cutting-edge innovations that signal comfort in our technologically sophisticated age—and could add significant value to your home.

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6 Overlooked Ways to Warm Up a Chilly Room

As temperatures drop and the weather gets dicey, we relocate ourselves—as well as our daily activities—indoors for warmth, shelter, and comfort. But as most homeowners know, the indoors doesn’t always guarantee relief from the cold. We’ve all lived with that one room that just can’t warm up. Rather than avoiding an entire section of your home for months or tethering yourself to a space heater, take a closer look at your living area and scope out opportunities for making your room cozier. Some solutions are as simple as rethinking your furnishings and decoration, while others, such as making the switch to radiant flooring for long-term, energy-efficient comfort, require bigger-picture planning. Whatever route you choose, don’t wait a season longer to explore your options. Read on for 7 space-warming ideas you ought to try.

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7 Myths About Radiant Heat, Debunked

For once, industry experts agree on something: To keep your home warm through the winter months, there’s no method more comfortable than radiant heating. Although it earns praise for its virtually silent, dust-free, and energy-efficient operation, radiant heating exists in fewer than 10 percent of homes in the United States. Though more and more homeowners are choosing it over other systems, radiant technology hasn’t caught on nearly to the extent that it’s been adopted in Europe and Asia. Perhaps that’s because a certain degree of confusion and uncertainty still surrounds the concept of in-floor heating. Click through now to get answers about the most beloved and least understood heating system in the country.