The new year can be a great time to think about what kinds of changes you might want to make around the house. If you are looking to try a few simple home improvement projects next year, try starting with these three.
1. Update Your Hardware
Updating your hardware can be an easy, relatively inexpensive first step in making your home feel fresh and ready for a new year. If the faucets in your bathroom or kitchen sinks have seen better days, or the handles and knobs on your cabinets are out of date, you may be surprised by what a difference new hardware can make. Even updating interior light fixtures can make a room feel like new.
2. Spruce Up Your Porch
The porch can be a very cozy spot, but it is easy to let things go. Weather and wear all take their toll on porch furniture over time, so why not spruce things up? Simple repairs can be made to most porch furniture, including installing new chains on porch swings and repainting wooden pieces. Even hanging plants or adding a few decorative lights can help. A quick search will show you what kinds of exterior lighting winter … Read more