Whether you are thinking of putting your home on the market to sell, or just want to freshen it up for the season, this list of home maintenance and decorating ideas will help spruce up your home for Spring!
Clean Out, Clean Off, and Clean Up
Spring is the best time to do a full home deep clean in Central Ohio. No longer too cold, and not yet too hot, this is great time to clean out the garage, the basement, and the gutters. Clean off the driveway, deck, and home exterior. Finally, clean up the yard, windows, and patio furniture.
Fix it Up and Service it
Now is the time to check to see if repairs are needed on fences, roof shingles, gutters, deck boards, squeaky doors, and window caulking. Also, don’t forget to service your A/C unit to avoid any break downs when you need it most.
Organize and De-Clutter
Time to toss any outdated items hiding in the back of the fridge or pantry. Take the time to do a deep clean and reorganization of your refrigerator, pantry, and closets, trust me, you won’t regret it! Also, go room by room and store items that are out of season, and sell or donate items that you no longer need.
Replace Batteries and Bulbs
Check your carbon monoxide and smoke detectors batteries, and walk through the house looking for bulbs that need replaced. Head into Spring with a peace of mind and well lit home!
Brighten up the Place
There are number of great ways to add a cheery, light vibe to your entire home to welcome the new season. Add a fresh coat of paint to your front door or even change the color to something more lively. Swap out throw pillows on your sofa and bed for joyful, bright ones. Even change out lamp shades to add a pop of color and a fresh feel to your home. Opt for lighter weight bedroom linens with Spring hues, and finally, consider re-doing the color palette of your bathroom towels and mats.
Bring the Scent of Spring Indoors
Buy floral candles that smell of Spring blossoms or seasonal scented oils for your diffuser. Also, have fresh flowers in the home to liven up the place visually and aromatically.
Prepare the Yard for Outdoor Entertaining and Playing
Tend the lawn and re-seed where needed. Also, begin planting your flowers and vegetables, and don’t forget to pick up fallen branches before heading out for your first mow of the season.