Ensure Your Home is Spring-Ready in 5 Simple Steps

Ensure Your Home is Spring-Ready

Soon the harshness of winter will subside and the bright, freshness of spring will be upon us. Traditionally, spring has always been seen as a time of renewal due to the fact that flowers start to spring up, birds begin laying eggs, and trees start to regrow their leaves. That’s why many people also decide to refresh their homes during the spring months – it just seems like the perfect time to make changes, and the idea behind ‘spring cleaning‘.

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If you’re thinking about changing up your home for spring, here are a handful of good ideas that will help to ensure your home looks and feels amazing.

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Ensure Your Home is Spring-Ready Step 1 – Invest in a Few House Plants

Spring is all about the resurgence of nature after the harsh winter so it goes without saying that bringing plants into your home is a great way to have the spirit of spring indoors as well as out.

Not only do houseplants add colour and warmth to any room, but they are also pretty good at cleaning the air, which is an added bonus if you suffer from allergies that tend to flare up in spring and summer.

Further Reading: Six House Plants that Clean the Air we Breathe in Our Home

Ensure Your Home is Spring-Ready Step 2 – Keep it Cool

Temperatures start to get warmer in the spring and peak in summer, so right now is a good time to think about how you will keep your home cool and comfortable when the weather picks up.

If living in Ireland or the UK, you could do this by investing in a few floors standing fans that you can move around as and when needed. For places that reach hotter temperatures during the spring and summer months, consider booking an air conditioning installation that will keep your whole home cool at all times when in use.

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Ensure Your Home is Spring-Ready Step 3 – Get Rid of the Clutter

Clutter can make your home feel darker and more hemmed in than it really is, which is exactly what you don’t want in spring – you want an open, spacious and light space to spend time in. So, get your spring cleaning hat on and get rid of any and all clutter you don’t absolutely need and love, and then give the place a thorough cleaning to welcome in the season. Oh, and be sure to wash the windows so you can let in as much light as possible too.

Further Reading: 4 Simple but Effective Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Home

Ensure Your Home is Spring-Ready Step 4 – Pastel Paints or Accessories

Pastels shades like cheery ‘yellow Popcorn’ and ‘green Cascade’ are synonymous with spring, so what better ways to refresh your home decor than by repainting the walls in a bright new colour that matches the colours you’ll see out in the garden, park or meadow?

Don’t want to paint? Bring spring colours in with accessories like candles, cushions and curtains instead.

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Ensure Your Home is Spring-Ready Step 5 – Fix up the Garden

When spring hits, you’ll probably want to spend more time outdoors, so take time to clean the garden furniture )maybe give it a .ick of pastel paint to freshen it up if it’s wooden, too) mow the lawn, clear any thick areas of weeds or branches and ensure you have a comfy and attractive place to sit.

Further Reading: How to Spruce Up Your Garden in Time for Spring

Spring is the perfect time to ensure your home is spring-ready, so what are you waiting for?

Photos by Daria Shevtsova – CCO Licence

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