Five Ways to Make Your Military Crashpad Feel Like Home
When you’re stationed in a different city or state, it’s always nice to have a place to call your own. A crash pad can be that place – but only if you make it feel like home.
Here are five ways to make your military crashpad feel like a home away from home:
1) Find creative ways to personalize your space
Personalizing your space is a great way to make it feel like home.
Look around to find family photographs and items that reflect your interests and hobbies. From small items such as family heirlooms or special mementos to large pieces like furniture, the possibilities for adding some personality and character to your military crash pad are endless!
2) Bring in some plants or greenery
Adding some houseplants to your military crash pad can instantly bring a touch of life and energy.
Plants can help make a room look more vibrant, add air purification benefits, and contribute to improved concentration or productivity. If you’re looking for some easy-to-care-for houseplants, consider peace lilies, pothos, or even succulents. Many of these plants may be found at local garden stores or nurseries. Some popular options thrive with indirect light and little water, so they should be easy enough to keep alive – no green thumb required!
3) Put up pictures of your family and friends.
It’s important to ensure the walls and surfaces of your military crash pad are decorated with reminders that you’re connected to your friends and family. From classic frames and vibrant posters to small mementos like fridge magnets, there are many ways to display these pictures.
4) Bring in items that remind you of home.
Having items that remind you of home can provide some much-needed comfort. No military crash pad should go without a few personal touches to make it feel like home. Even something small like a favorite pillow or coffee mug can make your military crash pad feel more homely. Even if all you can bring with you are a few key items, having them in your military crash pad will make the strange environment more familiar.
5) Get to know your neighbors and community.
Getting to know your neighbors has numerous benefits. Getting to know neighboring military households in other crash pads can be especially important for military personnel and their families. You may be able to rely on them for both civilian and military matters. Plus, if you have small children, being surrounded….?. Start reaching out to neighbors ASAP to build relationships and start feeling like a member of the community.
These are just a few ideas to get you started on personalizing your military crash pad and making it feel like home. You may need to get creative, but it will be worth it in the end. If you’re looking for military crash pad options in San Antonio or Albuquerque, our team can help you find the perfect place. Get in touch with us today to learn more about our available properties.
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