We’re all trying to get more sleep these days. From counting sheep to white noise machines, there doesn’t always appear to be an easy solution to this problem. It can be incredibly frustrating. But what if the answer was a bit of a bedroom refresh? It’s completely possible to make your bedroom a better sleeping environment with a little bit of thought, a small budget, and some expert advice.

1. Adjust The Temperature

According to sleep expert Dr. Michael Breus, (opens in new tab) bedroom temperature can have a major impact on sleep. A room that’s too hold or too cold can leave you tossing and turning all night. He tells me, “For most people, the best temperature for sleep (opens in new tab) is approximately 65 to 68 degrees Fahrenheit. That’s why you may find it harder to sleep in a cold room or during the hot summer months when heat waves cause higher nighttime temperatures.”