We can often forget the exterior of our homes when the winter sets in. Partly because we don’t often venture outside as often as would like. But now that Spring is here and summer is on the horizon, your mind can start wondering towards the exterior of our homes and how we can make them presentable. So here are some of the things you can do now that we are in Spring that will massively benefit your home.
Your garden areas
The garden is the big thing to consider renovating now the spring and summer months are upon us. It means that you can start to weed those flowerbeds, cut the grass and generally tidy things up. Your garden is often the place that you might want to spend the most time when it comes to the warmer weather, so a tidy garden and a lovely place to be can be a great incentive to work towards. Not to mention is makes the exterior of your home look fantastic.
Clear the gutters
The gutters can often get blocked up during the winter months, so now that spring has sprung it might be time to start thinking about getting the gutter cleared. It might be something that you want to try yourself, but there are gutter cleaning services that can actually help and make the job a lot easier to handle. It may sound like such a little thing, but gutters that get blocked up a lot can cause draining issues.
Windows, doors, and garages
During the winter, you may notice more than ever that your windows and doors may need replacing. So now that the warmer weather is here, it may present a great opportunity to finally get them replaced with something more energy-efficient. These days the best on the market you can get is triple glazing, and it works wonders for keeping the heat locked in your home. Rather than escaping or creating drafts in your living spaces. Garage doors are often an afterthought, but they can be big focal points of any home as well. This is why it may be worth investing some money and getting it replaced. You could even consider a remotely operated one for ease of use. The front door can often be a focal point for any home, so why not give it some care and attention this winter. Giving a front door a lick of paint is an excellent way to add more vibrancy to your exterior look of your property. One of the most popular door colours is blue. But even yellow and red doors can make a home have more curb appeal.
Take pride in the curb appeal
It’s important that any proud homeowner takes pride in their property curb appeal. So it’s always worth putting in some time and effort to make sure you have swept any pathways or driveways you have. Keeping those windows and window panes clean. But also tackling those yearly chores such as cleaning out the gutters or cutting down overgrown hedges.
Let’s hope that this has given you some incentive to make some exterior changes.
CANDY TAI is a wife to David and mom of 5 with a degree in Communications. She's a native Texan (Hook 'Em Horns!) who's been making her home in the Kansas City metro area for nearly 15 years. She loves being able to shuffle her kids from their various sports activities, piano lessons, and school activities. She enjoys fashion, beauty, reality TV, and moviegoing.