Transform Your Home This Spring With These Essential Maintenance Tasks

Spring is the season of change! Not only does the weather get (slightly) better, but the days are longer, and nature begins to bloom. As a result, spring is also the perfect time to make some changes within your home. 

With that in mind, here are three simple ways in which you can embrace the spirit of the new season and transform your home this Spring! 


Clean out your gutters.

Gutter cleaning is a preventative maintenance task that can save you some serious money (and stress) in the future. This is because clogged gutters can lead to flooding, water damage, and foundation issues if not properly addressed. 

If you’re not able to clean out your gutters yourself, reach out to a local gutter cleaning company that can do the hard work on your behalf. Not only is this important from a safety perspective, as gutter cleaning requires you to work at height, but they’ll also have the tools and equipment needed to clean out your gutters effectively and efficiently. 


Take care of your outdoor spaces.

Taking care of your outdoor spaces is a great way to bring life back into your home as summer approaches. Whether you plan on soaking up the sun on your porch or hosting some garden parties and BBQs, taking care of your garden now means you can make better use of it during the warmer months. 

First, focus on basic garden maintenance tasks such as mowing your lawn, removing weeds, or trimming down any overgrown leaves and plants. Then, you can begin to busy yourself with more “fun” gardening tasks, such as planting fresh flowers or buying new garden furniture. Again, if you do not have a lot of time on your hands, you may want to consider hiring a professional (gardener) to do this work for you. 

While you may want to focus the majority of your attention on your backyard, don’t forget to pay attention to the front garden, too. After all, this can significantly increase your curb appeal moving forward. 


Declutter your home. 

The arrival of spring means that it’s time to spring clean your home – an activity in which more than 93% of households participate. If you are unsure of where to begin when it comes to spring cleaning, start by decluttering your home.

While it may not seem like a major issue to begin with, various studies have linked clutter to both physical and mental health complications. Beyond this, its presence means that you are not making effective use of the space available to you. 

When decluttering, try to be as ruthless as possible. If you come across an item you have not used within the past few months and can’t see yourself using it in the coming months, this is a clear sign that it’s time to replace it. You may also want to invest in smart space solutions for your home, so that you can avoid any clutter moving forward. 

Written by Laurie Graves

Laurie is a 50-something wife and boy mom, who loves to share easy recipes, DIY home ideas, and food hacks. She truly believes that with a little inspiration, anyone can make their home and meals feel special.