Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
2015 is almost here, meaning that you may be contemplating your New Year’s resolutions.
While your resolutions are often connected directly to self-improvement in your personal or
professional life—don’t forget to set a few resolutions for your home too.
Take a walk through your home and lawn and identify a few home projects you would like to
complete by the end of the year. This could be any combination of fun home projects, such as
redecorating a room, to functional home projects such as adding a new deck. By adding home
projects to your New Year resolutions, you will ensure that your home is always beautiful and
Another resolution you can set this year is to sign up for a few classes to build upon your DIY
home improvement skills. Your local home and garden store is likely to offer many free classes
for you to consider, but also look for classes at your local art and craft locations. Some classes
to consider are:
Don’t forget that you can also purchase books for home improvement projects, as well as
access instructional videos for many home and craft projects online. Just make sure that the
instructional videos you turn to are provided by a reputable source, and that the skills required
are not too far outside of your wheelhouse or skill level.
If you are a new homeowner, you may not yet need to hire an outside professional for your
home maintenance and repairs. While you may not have an immediate need, it is essential to
identify quality home professionals you can turn to when a last-minute need arises. Some of
the home professionals you should identify include:
âHome Exterior expert—roof, window, soffits, gutters, siding
The homeowner resolutions above will get you excited about the home improvement projects
that will keep your home looking beautiful!