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Spring Clean-up Tips for Your Home

Spring is finally here, which means it’s a good time to start tackling those home improvement & repair projects you’ve been putting off all winter. Below is a list of ideas to help you get your home looking its best; while ensuring the safety and comfort of your family members and guests. Most projects take only a day or two to complete.

• Apply a fresh coat of paint to brighten up a room.
• Replace torn screens in the windows and add a locking screen door to let the fresh air in.
• Build or install shelving units in the basement and garage to store away unwanted clutter.
• Add vertical storage and a folding table in the laundry room.
• Reorganize closets by adding shelving units.
• Swap out damaged or worn closet doors.
• Change outdated lighting fixtures or ceiling fans.
• Update old fixtures in the kitchen and bath.
• Recaulk bathtubs and shower surrounds to give them a fresh and clean look.
• Design and install a creative backsplash in the kitchen.
• Add character and to any room by installing decorative molding or a chair rail.
• Reposition your furniture for a new look or to optimize space.
• Give your fireplace a facelift by restoring the mantle or retiling the panel and hearth areas.
• Fix loose railings and banisters throughout the inside and outside of your home.
• Install safety bars or rails to the shower for those who need additional assistance.
• Add non-slip pads or a carpet runner to stairs.
• Install tile or hardwood floors to any room.
• Tighten or replace door knobs and cabinet hardware.
• Childproof all cabinets which contain harmful chemicals or hazardous materials and equipment.
• Install baby gates inside the home or a fence outside to keep children and pets confined to safe areas.
• Maintain the curb appeal of your home by landscaping the front yard.
• Add lighting that detects motion around the outside of your home, including steps.
• Build a deck to increase the amount of usable living space for your home.
• Feeling ambitious? Do a complete basement, bathroom, kitchen, or laundry room remodel.

Now, take a look around your home and see where improvements need to be made. Should you need assistance with any of your home improvement projects, feel free to contact us at (513)382-8301 or for a free consultation and estimate. Please visit our website for more information.