Are you in the mood to revamp your home? Who isn’t?!
When it comes to the home, there is always room for improvement, especially from a practical point of view. Yes, your house might be the prettiest on the street, but is it functional? Life at home should be simple and easy because you shouldn’t have to make compromises in your house. Thankfully, it is easy to rectify these mistakes. All you need is a bit of DIY knowledge, and a can-do attitude.
Are you ready? Good, because here are a few DIY projects you should seriously consider if you haven’t already.
Remodel Your Kitchen
Along with the bathroom, the kitchen is probably the most important room in the house. Kitchens are where you cook food, where you eat and where you spend time as a family. For those reasons, you need easy access. You shouldn’t have to stumble around your kitchen every time you make a meal because the setup is right. If you can’t knock down the walls, think about adding space with shelves or rearranging the fittings. Is the oven in the best possible place? Or, could the fridge go in the corner to maximise space?
Insulate The Attic
With autumn and winter approaching, the weather is going to get a lot colder. Before you know it, it will be November, and you will feel like you are freezing to death! The home is your sanctuary. It is a place where you can relax and get away from the cold weather outside. However, some homes are as cold inside as it is outside. A lot of properties are not correctly insulated, so they lose masses of heat. The roof and the attic are the two main culprits, which is why you need to fill them with insulation. Also, check out all of the wall cavities, too.
Carpets and fabric look amazing, but they are impossible to clean at times. Carpets are the worst because they are thick, and dirt gets stuck in their many layers. Where possible, you should replace fabrics with tiles. Not only do tiles look the part, but they are also incredibly easy to clean. So, instead of spending a full day hoovering, you could spend ten minutes wiping down surfaces with a wet cloth. Doesn’t that sound a lot easier!
Install An Electric Garage Door
Does getting out of your car to open the garage door annoy you? It might only sound like a small thing, but it does make getting out the house harder. The kids are buckled up and you are ready to go, and then you have to jump out and manually open the door. An electric one with a remote garage door opener allows you to open and close the garage door from the comfort of your car. It’s that simple!
Did you think you needed to tear the heart out of your home to make a difference? Renovating isn’t always about the big jobs. Sometimes, the little details make the biggest changes.