NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR YOUR HOME
December 27, 2017
New Years is almost here, which means it is time to make some New Year’s Resolutions. This year why not make them for your home? We have put together a list of home New Year’s Resolutions, to make it even more beautiful, clean and efficient for 2018!
Everyone gets busy through the year and inevitably hides away items in drawers, bins, closets and cupboards that later get forgotten about. Make it a goal to go room to room going through all those forgotten items, donating or throwing away anything you don’t use and didn’t miss.
Make a Resolution to be more mindful in the upcoming year about storing away unwanted items, instead donate or get rid of them right away.
REDUCE YOUR BILLS
Want to cut your bills in 2018? Get your family together and make a Resolution to be more aware of your homes energy and water you usage.
Here are some simple tips:
- Turn lights off when you leave a room
- Turn off power cords, unplug chargers and shut down computers when not in use.
- Turn your thermostat down at night and when you are not home.
- Turn taps off when brushing your teeth.
- Fix any leaks in your home
- Replace light bulbs with LED bulbs in all your light fixtures
MAKE YOUR HOME SAFE
Did you know that your fire alarms are suppose to be tested monthly? Make a Resolution to do a safety check on your home once a month. Test fire alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, making sure the batteries are charged and they are working properly.
Homes get messy that is just a fact, but there are many things you can do to control the mess. If you don’t have one already, make a resolution to create a cleaning schedule and stick to it. Note what things need to be done, daily, weekly, monthly,and yearly. Focus on one type of cleaning at a time, and get the whole family involved. With a plan to control the mess there will be more time for you and your family to enjoy your home.