New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home
The start of a new year is a time for looking back over the past year and making resolutions for improvement. Have you ever considered making New Year’s resolutions for your home?
Your house shelters you, keeps you warm in winter and cool in summer. It’s where family moments happen and where you entertain guests. This New Year, why not make a resolution to make your home an even better place to live? Here are some ideas:.
Fix All Those Little Annoyances
Do you have a storm door closer that’s broken? A window crank handle that needs to be replaced? Or maybe you need to replace the seals on your shower door?
Related: Learn how to replace your shower door seals
Make a prioritized list of all those little projects. Go shopping for the replacement parts and hardware you need, buy any necessary supplies for your project, and get started! If you can do one project per weekend, you’ll have fixed 52 things by 2021!
Improve Energy Efficiency
Improving the energy efficiency of your home is an investment that will save you money in the long run.
For example, you could invest in new energy saving appliances if your budget allows. Or on a more affordable scale, you could add weather stripping and door sweeps or install new energy-efficient windows.
Make Your Home More Secure
Your home is your castle! Even if you live in a low-crime area, you can’t go wrong making your home safer and more secure.
- Install a new security door
- Upgrade your locks
- Add lighting in dark areas outside of your home
- Check your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors
- Install security cameras – once too pricey for the average homeowner, thanks to the internet and modern technology there are solutions to fit all budgets.
These simple resolutions will go a long way towards making your home a safer and more comfortable place for you and your family.
Happy New Year from Reflect Window and Door!
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