Spring is not the only time when homeowners need to make over their homes. You can do it any time of the year, but right before New Year is always a great idea. You’ll step into the new year with a fresh outlook on life and home to match.
It’s the perfect way to get ready for all the exciting new adventures to come. Let us help you prepare your home for the new year.
Create a Vision
What is the current look and feel of your home? How do you want it to look for the new year? It all starts with a vision. You can’t make over your home without knowing what you want to change. Start off by taking inventory.
Go from room to room and take note of the current layout. You might decide to remake some rooms so they serve a different purpose. Maybe you’re dealing with an empty nest and no longer need three bedrooms. One room can become an office or a craft space. The choice is yours.
Decide What Serves You
After setting about a new vision, you’ll note there are some things in your home that no longer serve you. Holding on to items for no legitimate reason can start to make your home look cluttered. But sometimes, letting go of possessions can be difficult.
Consider getting a storage unit for those belongings you wish to hold onto. Using storage in the winter comes with specific rules and guidelines. Make sure you follow them correctly so you don’t damage any of your valuables. Make three different piles: one for storage, another for charity, and the last for disposal.
Get to Cleaning
Not everyone enjoys this part of the preparation, but unfortunately, it’s unavoidable. Your home needs some deep cleaning. Try and do this process in intervals. Cleaning from top to bottom in one big swoop will tire anyone out. And the idea is not appealing to anyone.
Make a schedule for yourself, and take it one room at a time. Depending on the size of your home, try to space out the cleaning over a couple of days. This way, you won’t feel overwhelmed, and the progress of each room will motivate you to keep going.
Bring In Some Life
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There are plenty of ways to promote prosperity in your home. Consider becoming a plant parent. Plants make a home more lively, warm, and welcoming. They are beautiful decorations, and they give your home a fresh touch.
With each plant, more positive energy enters the home and flows around you. Your home will have a more harmonious and balanced element to it.
The New Year is approaching, and the sooner you prepare your home, the more ready you’ll be for the year 2023.