Wednesday 20 March 2019

How To Get Your Home Ready For Spring

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Spring is here and it is at this time of year when we start to think about a big spring clean or making some home improvements.  

White jug filled with tulips with some laid along side it

To help you prepare, here are three simple tasks you can do to get your home ready for spring… 

Give your heating system a health check 

Maintaining your heating system may not be an obvious task for spring! This little luxury helps to keep you warm over the colder winter months and once the sunshine arrives, it is easy to forget. You should, however, use this opportunity to make sure that all of your heating systems are in good working order for when winter rolls back around. 

If you have panel or convector heater give them a regular dust and wipe clean to avoid any dirt building up inside. This can cause an unpleasant burning smell when switched back on again. Also be sure to check that all controls and switches are working correctly. 

Regular cleaning and maintenance of your heating systems will help to keep them working properly and ensure that they keep going year after year. 

Give your windows a clean 

As the weather improves and the evenings get lighter you will want to make your home as bright as it can be. However, you may not have noticed just how dirty your windows have become over the winter months. 

So, a very quick and simple way to prepare your home for spring is by hiring a window cleaner or attempting the job yourself. If you do decide to take up this task yourself and require a ladder to reach your upstairs windows, be sure not to do it alone! 

Get the garden ready 

In the winter time, many areas of your home become neglected or aren’t used as often, such as your garden. By using this time to get your home ready for spring, you will ensure that you are well organised for enjoying the warmer weather as soon as it arrives. 

Now is a great time to clear away any garden waste, cut the grass and trim back any bushes or overgrown branches. You will then be ready to plant some flowers and really brighten up your outdoor space. 

Now, sit back and enjoy the spring.

Mummy Snowy Owl

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