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Summer is coming and there is excitement and anticipation around for it to be the best summer ever. Our last few summers have been somewhat difficult with the pandemic and restrictions so we aren’t able to spend as much time with loved ones as we would want to. Summer is about making memories, getting together and spending time in the sunshine. So make this summer the best one yet with these simple steps on how to prepare your home for summer.
Get Your Yard And Home Ready
When we get to the summer months and it is hot we don’t want to be deep cleaning the house or decluttering so doing this beforehand will be a lot easier. Spring cleaning is there for a reason. Spring gives us longer days, feelings of new beginnings and the motivation comes back to be productive after the winter slump in the darkness. You can declutter in stages. If you tackle a room at a time it will be more manageable and won’t seem like much of a big chore. Over years we end up collecting and accumulating a lot of things we don’t really need or sometimes even want. It just gathers dust and makes our homes look messy and cluttered. So take some time to get rid of things you haven’t used and don’t have the intention of using. You can either throw away things that aren’t any good or damaged, recycle things that can be used again, as well as seeing if friends and family want anything or donate things to a charity shop so they can be resold.
In regards to your garden, you can get rid of any debris, dig out weeds and old plants which don’t look like they will make a comeback and give yourself a clean slate to work with. Make your garden a paradise, a haven where you can enjoy the sun. You want to have somewhere you can feel comfortable just inviting friends over and enjoying lunch in the sun or simply sitting and having your breakfast to give yourself a positive start to the day. Plant colorful flowers and you can even go one step further and plant fruits and vegetables. Eating food you have grown yourself will make the meal more rewarding and more special. You can add a BBQ area where you can have a grill and pizza oven as well as a play area if you have children. There are so many amazing things for children you can get for the garden like a playhouse, sandpit, pool as well as things like swings and slides.
Get Your Home Kitted Out
When you come to summer and the warmer weather hits us we need to slightly change up our homes to accommodate the changes and make it suitable and looking fresh. Adding some brighter colours and fresh flowers will transform your rooms and they will give off summer vibes and can also increase happiness. With the warm weather, you can also make sure your ice cubes are stocked up whether you keep them in your freezer or have an ice cube dispenser in your fridge. With the hot weather sometimes it can feel very uncomfortable so you can also talk to an AC company about getting air conditioning in your home which will make it nice and cool while you are at home relaxing.