Thursday, February 3, 2022

Home Projects for the Year Ahead


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It’s always nice to have something to focus on and work towards over the coming year. While we may be one month into the year already, it’s not too late to start setting yourself some projects that will help you to put your mind to something and achieve something over the next eleven months. If you’re considering home improvements, this could be a great place to start! Home projects can transform your living spaces and make your property a lot more comfortable and enjoyable to spend time in. On top of this, they can actually increase your property’s value and see you get more bang for your buck if you do decide to sell up and move. So, where can you start out? Here are a few suggestions that should help to get the ball rolling in the right direction!

Structural Improvements

Some projects aren’t as fun to engage with but are necessary and do require work and attention. Structural improvements tend to be one of these things. Have your property surveyed and see what the professionals have to say regarding recommendations and work to be carried out. This could vary from foundation repair to crawl space encapsulation. Sure, you might not see the results and improvements on a day to day basis, but your home will seriously benefit.

Painting and Decorating

Painting and decorating can make a big visual change in your living space. You can change the colour scheme or you can simply choose the same colours to spruce up and freshen up your home. Whatever you choose, make sure to use a small paint sample on walls around the room to see how the colour dries and to ensure you’ve made the right decision. Once you’re certain, it’s time to start painting. If you’re doing this yourself, make sure to invest in quality rollers and other necessary equipment. If you don’t have the time on your hands to paint yourself, you can call in professional painter decorators who will lift the load from your shoulders and deliver quality results.


You don’t necessarily have to accept your home as it currently is. Renovations can be carried out to completely change the structure, look and feel of your living space. There are countless options to take into consideration. You could have a loft conversion or basement conversion carried out to create more living space with minimal work. You could have an extension to deliver even more living space. You could have an en suite fitted. You could have a garage conversion. Whatever you have in mind, chances are, it’s possible. Just make sure to apply for planning permission before getting started. This will ensure that you don’t have to revert any changes if there are complaints later down the line.

Whether you actually engage with the steps above, or whether they serve as inspirational stepping stones to other projects, hopefully, they come in useful and will make your home the haven it should be!

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