Most of us spend a lot of time and money making sure our homes are beautiful and pleasant to live in. It can easily become a fun hobby. And some of us even make a career out of making sure other homes are as attractive as they can be. It’s a good way to ensure your home stays on trend with popular style choices. And it can be a great way to increase the value of your home.
Even if you’re not looking to sell your home soon, it is important to have that show-home ready feel about the house. Tidiness and cleanliness in our homes can make us feel more relaxed, comfortable and happy to be there. But it’s not just about throwing things into a cupboard to keep them out of sight. Clever storage solutions and organizers can help keep the cupboard tidy and functional too.
Cupboards, drawers, cubbies, and sheds are just some of the places that can become a mess in a very short time. Once the door is shut, it’s easy to forget them. Take the time to give your cupboards a fresh lick of paint on the inside as well as the door. Walls can become easily scuffed. Install some shelving and drawers to help organize the contents a little easier too. Then, when you open the door, you are presented with a neat and tidy area that is fully functional.
Kerb appeal is so important for homeowners. When you sell your home, the view from the street is the picture buyers see first. It needs to be attractive, and it needs to make an impact. It’s not just the path, porch and front door you need to worry about, though. The garage door should be attractive to view as well. Choosing timber up and over garage doors can create a very contemporary and stylish frontage for your property.
The inside of garages are often much neglected too. If you are selling your home, it is important to demonstrate how practical this space is. Keep it clean and keep it tidy. Painting the walls can give it a fresher, more attractive appearance too. Install some worktops and kitchen cupboards to make the space more practical for storage. Everything should have a home in there to maximize the space you have.
Bathrooms are often neglected as well. These hot, steamy environments can leave moisture residue and soap scum everywhere. Bottles of shower gel and shampoo can quickly become dusty and sticky. Shower baskets can even grow mold on the bottom if they’re not cleaned out every day. To avoid all this, make sure everything gets put back into the cupboards. Leaving bottles and other personal items on the window sill or in the shower tray can look untidy.
There may only be a few areas of the house that guests don’t get to see. But these are areas that you do see. You know where they are! Keeping them as tidy, organized and clean as every other part of the home is important. Beautify them with these top tips.