2020 has seen more of us spending more time in our homes than ever before. Why? Well, the coronavirus and Covid-19 pandemic has seen governments around the world recommending that we spend as much time in our own homes and away from others as possible in a bid to slow the spread of the virus. Many of us are now working from home. Many of us don’t have as many social activities to attend and are staying home more often on the evenings and weekends. So, it’s not all too surprising that many of us are planning some home renovations where we can make our homes more comfortable and enjoyable to spend time in. Of course, there are countless things you could do to spruce up your home. But here are just a few ideas that could help to get the ball rolling for you.
A Deep Clean
This first, simplest, and cheapest way to spruce your home up is to carry out a deep clean. This doesn’t have to take all too long. The first step is decluttering. Take a look around your property and determine what you use or need and what has sentimental value. These items can stay. The rest? Clutter. You can remove this from your home and clear up a whole lot of space. Where possible, recycle, sell, or donate goods. This will help to reduce waste. The rest may have to be thrown away.
Next, you may want to consider home additions and renovations. Sure, this is going to be a bigger project. But if you want to change your home in a significant way, you can guarantee it will prove more than worth the investment. Now, there are an endless array of home renovations that can serve a whole host of purposes. You can have an extension to create extra living space. You can have a loft conversion to create an extra room. You could have an en suite added to your bedroom for convenience. Whatever you choose, make sure to choose specialists in the field with plenty of good reviews and recommendations. This will ensure that the job gets done properly the first time around!
There are plenty of small changes that you can make too. If something has been bothering you, change it! If a gate is creaking, oil it. If some paint is chipped or flaking, repaint. These tasks just take a small amount of financial investment in the right products and a little time commitment on your part, but they really can make all the difference!
Again, these are just a few suggestions, and the ones that work best for you will largely be determined by your personal preferences, as well as your budget and the time you have available. But hopefully, an idea or two could have appealed to you and some of the above information could come in useful!