9. Position your home according to the light
Okay, you got us. This isn’t exactly a “simple” way to maximise the natural light in your new home.
But it’s a really important one.
When building your home, it’s critical at the outset that you position it in a way that maximises the sunlight entering into the property. Here in Australia (i.e. the southern hemisphere), the sun is always to our north. So, you’re going to want to place the longest side of your house facing north.
The result will be that you’ll get maximum sunlight in winter to keep you warm. So that you’re not shockingly hot in summer, however, ensure you’ve got enough protection (including eaves) to avoid too much sun coming in or install a good blind or curtain set up that allows you to block the sun in summer.
Want natural light for your new home in the Hunter Valley?
If you’re looking to build your forever home in the Hunter Valley, we can help you pick the right design to maximise its natural light.
It’s always the best idea to speak to the experts. As experienced home builders, we at Hunter Designer Homes can help you choose the right project home design to suit you and your family. Give us a call or shoot through an email today at email@example.com.