2. LET THERE BE LIGHT.
Create a welcoming air by lighting a candle or two, turning on some lamps or lighting a fire! Illuminate your mood and your spaces with plenty of soft light.
Installing dimmers on your light switches is a fairly inexpensive upgrade and allows you to set the feeling you like. Task lighting that requires bright light is not the lighting you want to illuminate a space where you want to share a glass of wine with your family and friends in the evening.
Timers set to turn on your outside lights as well as your entry lighting when you normally arrive home can be a nice welcoming idea for your family and for you. There are plenty of apps to control all kinds of things like turning on lights and even adjusting your thermostat, too.