As exhausting as clearing a house may be, there’s perhaps a thing or two that can make this task an easy one. But first, proper planning is what you need. You don’t just wake up on a random day and say you want to clear your house. Whether you’re planning to clear the whole house or just part of it, you can decide to hire a clearing company to help you out with the whole clearing process.
Regardless of whether you’ll be clearing the house yourself or whether you’re planning on hiring someone to do it, there are easier ways to make your task less daunting. You may decide to embark on a home clearance for several reasons. It might be after a bereavement, for the purpose of decluttering, or to make use of the unutilized space.
Apart from donating some of the items, it is advisable to recycle those that you can. Clearance Solutions highlights reusing as one of the ‘greenest’ disposal solutions after any clearance. These steps will make your clearance exercise easier:
- Have a scheduled date. It’s good to plan your home clearance on a specific date. Make sure you have the energy and time to undertake the exercise. Also if you’re hiring someone for the job you’ll still need to be there to ensure everything goes as planned and probably lend a helping hand.
- Ensure you have the necessary equipment. This can range from overalls, gloves, dust mask, brooms, detergent, mops to any other thing that will be necessary, you need to have everything in place.
- Ensure you have sorting boxes or crates. Here, you ensure that you’ll have a distinct storage to use as you sort things out, whether it’s donations, trash, or those that you’re planning to keep or recycle.
- Get rid of the things that you don’t need. As you go about the sorting make sure you only remain with those things that you’ll need. Do not hold on to what you won’t need.
- Proper organisation. Once you’re done clearing, you should organize everything accordingly. Especially in situations where you were clearing your space for the purpose of decluttering, this will help you avoid repeating the same task.
By following the steps above, clearing your home should be a simple task now. Remember, it is all in the planning.
Making use of underutilized space in your home
If you want to improve your property’s value there are many things that you can opt for other than moving out. You can either have a loft conversion, an extension, or even a renovation of your entire property. From a kitchen extension, lounge, a home office, a playroom to an extra bedroom; whatever you choose to have all depends on your space needs.
However, before any construction work commences, the clearing up will be necessary. This way your builder will know the amount of space they’re working with.The extension specialists at Marriott Construction suggest a kitchen extension if you’re in need of a bigger kitchen. For you to achieve all this, it is important to have an experienced and reliable builder capable of handling everything.
You can always opt for bespoke designs where you get a design that is tailored with your needs and preferences in mind. Listed below are some of the things to consider when choosing the right design for your underutilized space:
- Size of your property. The available roof space or floor space will be important in determining the design you’ll adapt for your extension.
- Your budget.
- Need for planning permission. This will be necessary if your property doesn’t fall under the permitted development rights.
- Location of your property.
- Type of roofing of the existing structure.
These are just a few of the factors that may influence how you make use of your unused space. They will also impact the design, type and size of extension or conversion that you can have for your property.
With the right contractor and designer making any decisions should be easier since you’ll be getting professional assistance. When it comes to anything concerning the planning permissions you can always consult with your local authorities.
Whatever design you settle for, it should be a reflection of your style, taste, preferences and personality.