Summer is here and with that comes the brighter mornings and evenings that bring so much light into your home. The problem with that is that it can then highlight the attention that your home needs, which can make you feel like you have a huge task ahead to get your home back in order. Relax! There are a few things that you can do that can give your home a new lease of life and it won’t cost you a fortune in money or time. Here are some of the options to consider.
Give your home a deep clean
One of the first things that you can consider doing would be to give your home a deep clean. This can make such a big difference to how your home appears. Cleaning will be something that you may already have a routine in place for. You may concentrate on a room a day, or perhaps tackle particular jobs each week. But a deep clean requires you to get under the surface of it all. For example, in the kitchen, you could move appliances and clean the oven. In a living room, you could dust the skirting boards and clean the windows.
Decluttering and organising your home
Decluttering and getting organised may sound like a big task, but once you start, you won’t be able to stop and it can make a massive difference to your home. Clutter can build up over time. It can be books you intend to read, ornaments that you just don’t love anymore. Anything and everything. So make some time to declutter and get a little more organised in your home. Less is more. You can start by dedicating just five minutes a day, or focus on one room at a time. There might be things that don’t suit your current home that you want to keep, or it might be boxes of clothes from children that you want to store away but just don’t have space for. This is when a domestic self storage option could be considered. Helping you to take the clutter out of your home, but not have to throw it away. There are plenty of tips and guides online that can help you do it.
Creating new storage options
Of course, as you start to declutter you will unearth things that you want to keep or will want to put somewhere else so that your home can stay tidy. This is when you may want to look at creating new storage options in your home. This could be shelves or drawers, organising cupboards so that you have more space. Pinterest has some great suggestions for different storage ideas that you could consider.
Spruce it up
Finally, give your home a little spruce up. A fresh coat of paint, even in the same colour, can give a room a new lease of life. You could also decorate and create a feature wall, change the colour scheme to include new accessories or ornaments, or even change the furniture around to create a whole new look.
Let’s hope this has inspired you to give your home a new lease of life.