5 Tips For Keeping Your Home Looking Brand New

Tips For Keeping Your Home Looking Brand New

There is nothing quite like the excitement of that new home feel when you move into a new residence. It's like getting a new beginning. Sadly, over time, this sentiment can fade and you can end up feeling like your home is a little bit too lived in. Fortunately there are ways to refresh and maintain your space so that you can keep your home feeling new.

Clean Up And Clear Out
The first step is get organized. When you have a tidy and organized home, it's easier to keep it looking newer. Start by clearing up any clutter that has accumulated over time. Once the space is clear, decide what should stay and what should go. Go through your closets. Are there clothes you haven't worn in the last year? Do you have shoes that you never wear? If so, it's time to get rid of them. Donate or sell items you don't need or want anymore and clean out the rest of your closet. Invest in some new storage if you need to. Then continue through other areas of your home until you have organized all areas. be sure to do this regular so clutter never has a chance to build up.

Add A Fresh Coat Of Paint
Painting your home can have a very positive effect both inside and out. If your home's exterior or interior is in need a new look, painting it can be a good solution. The fresh look this will give your house is well worth the effort. When painting your home, you should also take the time to repair any cracks or other damage. This will make your home look less worn down. You may want to use pre-mixed paints made specifically for quick and easy painting jobs. These paints are designed to cover surfaces quickly and still maintain their quality. This can be ideal for those looking to save time without sacrificing quality.

Power Wash The Exterior
One of the best ways to keep your home's exterior looking new is to clean it. And one of the easiest ways to do this is with a jet wash. if you don't want to go through the hassle, you can also hire an experienced pressure washing company to do the task for you. Dirt and grime can build up exterior of your property from weather and other elements. This buildup can cause damage to the surface and possibly give the wrong impression to visitors. A jet wash is a great way to give new life to the outside of your home.

Update The Fixtures
One of the things that can make a house feel a little dated is outdated fixtures and appliances. While some people might want to leave their homes 'as is', others may wish to update these features to give their space a modern appearance. The cost of updating fixtures and appliances will depend on what you are changing. If you are changing the showerhead or sink, this would be more affordable than installing new countertops or floors. But no matter what you are updating, it will help your home look more updated.

Rearrange Your Furniture
One easy way to refresh your home is by rearranging the furniture. When you move into a new property, you might not always initially find the best layout for all of your furniture. Once you've inhabited a space for awhile you might find that your furniture placement could be improved for functionality or aesthetics.  That's when it's time to switch it up. Rearranging your furniture can bring life back into an older home and make it feel like a new place again.

This is a contributed post.

3 comments

Jackie Harrison said...

You just remind me I have to set up a schedule after pollen for my powerwash, here where I reside if not by appointment they will take forever to come.Great post.

R's Rue said...

Thank you for sharing these tips. So useful.

Ivana Džidić Split said...

A fresh coat of paint is always welcome.