Whenever the new year rolls around, a lot of people are eager to get started on making their New Year’s resolutions. After all, it’s a to-do list that can help them live a healthier and better lifestyle compared to the previous year. What some don’t consider, however, is that they can also shift this positive thinking toward their home maintenance procedures, like investing in maintenance-free gutters, or these benficial changes:
Be More Energy-Efficient
Everyone wants to save more on their monthly bills; after all, the money that’s saved can go to other things such as the funds for the next family vacation or another, more important home improvement project. Therefore, this 2020, make it a point to be more energy-efficient by swapping out your old light bulbs for better and more energy-efficient ones, making the switch to solar roofing or even replacing your old windows with new ones to prevent the air leaks that make your HVAC system work harder than they should.
Take a Picture
This year, make sure to take a picture of your home every now and then, especially if you hear that a particularly strong storm is about to hit your area. This is because the photos could be useful if you ever need to make an insurance claim as they can make the claims process run smoother and faster than expected.
Make the Necessary Updates
On the other hand, if your home is feeling a bit dated, consider making a few updates here and there. These updates could be as simple as installing new light switches and installing a gutter protection system or something as major as a roof replacement project. By slowly updating your home, you can increase its overall value if you have plans of selling in the near future.
It’s very easy to lose track of the things you have at home, which in turn can allow clutter to build up and cause you to lose storage space. With that in mind, make sure to set at least an hour of your day this year to remove some unnecessary clutter and make more space around your home. Who knows? You may even find something useful beneath the junk.
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