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Springtime Home Improvements to Refresh Your Space

Whether you're looking to enhance your living space, boost curb appeal or simply infuse your surroundings with a fresh, vibrant atmosphere, spring offers a plethora of opportunities for home improvement projects.


The longer days mean you’ll have more time to work on your home and add new life to the many rooms within it. Plus, you can spend some time in the garden without worrying about potential downpours or snowfall.


With so many ways to refresh your space, however, choosing where to focus your energy isn’t always simple. Our guide makes that decision a little easier, so continue reading and get inspired about your spring refresh.


Springtime Home Improvements


Define your motives and set a budget


Understanding the reasons why you’re making changes to your home is an important first step.

Those wanting to add value may choose to convert a loft as it can increase your home’s worth the most. However, those who have simply grown bored of the existing décor can inject new features that match their tastes.


Once you’ve decided where your money will be best spent, pick a budget and try not to deviate too far away from it throughout the project.


Spruce Up Your Outdoor Space


Take advantage of the mild weather and longer days by focusing on your outdoor areas. Start by giving your lawn a makeover. You can mow the grass, trim overgrown bushes and add colourful flowers to your garden beds.


Spending time out in nature is known to be a huge boost for our mental health too, making outdoor refreshes well worth the time.


Revitalise Your Interior


Bring the vibrant energy of spring indoors by updating your interior décor. You can swap out heavy winter fabrics for lighter materials like linen and cotton. Then, incorporate bright, cheerful colours such as pastels or shades of green to evoke the freshness of the season.


With flowers and plants thriving outside, why not bring them into your home too? This will create a lovely spring vibe inside your property.


Upgrade Energy Efficiency


Spring is an ideal time to assess your home's energy efficiency and make necessary upgrades. Consider installing a programmable thermostat to regulate indoor temperatures more effectively, reducing energy consumption and utility costs.


Alternatively, take great steps to a greener future by switching to renewable energy sources. Solar panels are a good option and can save you money on energy bills for the rest of your life.


Plan for Future Projects


Spring is the perfect time to plan for larger home improvement projects down the line. Whether it's a kitchen remodel, bathroom renovation or landscaping overhaul, take this opportunity to research, gather inspiration and start budgeting for your future endeavours.


Some plans may require a personal loan as well, so defining your future projects early means you can start building your credit history. This should make it easier to be approved in the future.


What does your spring project list look like? Whatever you have planned, we’re confident your home will have a new lease of life when summer rolls around.


 

Jenny Kakoudakis

Jenny Kakoudakis likes to blog about interiors and lifestyle. She launched award-winning Seasons in Colour in 2014. When she is not chasing criminals out of the financial system (her day job), she gets creative by redecorating her own home.


Download her free bathroom renovation guide here.

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