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10 top tips to improve your home this summer
Whether you are looking to put your house on the market later in the year, would like to increase the aesthetics and financial value of your home or would like to update old decoration, taking the time to improve your home can make the difference between feeling proud of your property and feeling disappointed in letting things slide.
Here at Prestige Roof Lanterns UK, we understand that everybody has busy lives, whether you are busy-bodying around after your children, pursuing a hobby or chasing your dream career, sometimes home improvement can take a backseat.
However, here are a few top tips from Prestige Roof Lanterns UK to help you improve your home this summer. None of them are hugely time-consuming but may help you feel happier at home, taking more pride in its overall look and presentation.
10 Top tips to improve your home this summer from Prestige Roof Lanterns UK
- Paint over or treat worn wood
If you have painted your skirting boards and interior doors in the past, applying a coat of refreshing wood paint can make unsightly marks disappear and make a small revamp to your home. Additionally, sanding down and treating natural wood will transform and update your interior wood.
- Clean the frames of your windows and doors
Whether you’ve got UPVC, aluminium or hardwood windows and doors, the frames of them can sometimes become neglected due to lack of time. Spending some time cleaning down the frames can make your home significantly cleaner and fresher.
- Replace any blown bulbs
Sometimes replacing light and lamp bulbs simply gets pushed to the back of our minds, however, replacing them makes all the difference between a well looked after home and a slightly neglected one.
- Invest some time in your garden
Summer is the perfect time of year to get out in the garden and refresh its look. Whether you mow the lawn, sweep the patio or plant new bulbs, taking care of your garden will help improve your property.
- Paint the fence
If your fence is in need of refreshment, summer is the perfect time to get out there and paint it.
- De-clutter your kitchen cupboards
Whether it’s the cutlery drawer, the junk drawer that has everything from masking tape to placemats and the dishwasher instructions, or the pan drawer that no longer closes properly, decluttering your kitchen cupboards can significantly improve your home.
- Buy new bed sheets and towels
New bed sheets and towels will make your beds and duvet covers feel brand new. Getting rid of old ones is something we all need to do at some stage!
- Spring clean your property
It’s not too late to Spring clean your property. Take a look at some advice from Windows and Doors UK.
- Pay attention to any loose fixtures and fittings
Take some time to check any loose fixtures and fittings and tighten them up. You may want to apply some lubricating solution to locks and window openings, to make sure your windows and doors are opening easily.
- Invest in a skylight or roof light
A skylight or roof light can add much more natural light to your home and generally open up the space in your property, likewise, installing walk on flat roof windows can increase kerb appeal tenfold.