Old homes are the best. There are so many memories contained inside the walls, the folds of the curtains, and the scratches and cracks in the floor. However, while you want your house to have character, there are certain times when “old” is definitely not a good thing. And, luckily, there are a lot of great ways to bring your home into the 21st century without having to sacrifice anything in terms of style or personality. To help you get the ideas flowing, here are five ways in which you can tastefully give your home a modern upgrade.

Install a Home Theater

Custom Home Theater Systems

One of the most popular home improvement projects in recent years is the addition of a home theater. And you can see the appeal—all the benefits of a regular movie theater, such as a big screen, good sound, and high definition, but with none of the drawbacks, such as noisy people, uncomfortable seating, and expensive tickets. A home theater was once a…