Living Rooms VS Dens

Have you ever been to a person’s home that has a den? Did you find yourself wondering what the difference was between a living room and a den? We are here to clear any confusion or misunderstanding with this latest guide. 

What is a living room?

A living room is a room in the house for people to relax and socialize. It is typically a larger room with enough space to hold furniture, entertainment options and more. Typically, living rooms are positioned close to the front of the house or the center, so people do not have to venture far into the home to reach a place to hang out. 

What are the pros and cons of a living room?

There are many pros and cons to having a living room. Here are the pros:

  • Large space
  • More natural lighting
  • Multi-purpose

Here are the cons:

  • More space to clean and maintain
  • Not necessarily used for everyday use

What is a den?

den is very similar to a living room, but it is a smaller, more intimate room. Just like living rooms, homeowners use dens to socialize and relax. In many cases, you may hear people consider it or call it the family or media room. Some people even use this extra space as an office, second bedroom or gym. 

What are the pros and cons of a den?

There are many pros and cons to having a den. Here are the pros:

  • More intimate atmosphere
  • Located anywhere in the home
  • Multi-purpose
  • Less area to clean and maintain
  • More comfortable

Here are the cons:

  • Limited space
  • Less natural lighting

Which one should I get?

Choosing between a living room and den revolves around your needs and what you currently have in your home. Some houses may even have both. Determining which one works best for you depends on how much space you need and how often you plan on entertaining or having guests over. Whether you have a den or living room, Valor Home Services is here to help with all your home improvement needs. From installing new floors to helping with small projects, we have you covered. For more information, give us a call today.