Home improvement goals can be as simple as remodeling a room, changing plumbing systems, putting in replacement windows, and repainting. So, when thinking of home improvement, it is important to look at your budget so as to set your goals to fit your finances as well as your lifestyle.
Being organized makes you more efficient as you have less baggage to deal with. Clutter decreases efficiency.
- Get rid of everything that you do not use on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis. Pack seasonal items into airtight storage bins.
- Organize your budget: form four lists: necessary expenses (car loans, mortgage, and charitable causes), flexible spending (new clothes, auto maintenance), “fun money” (out to eat, new clothes, electronics), and savings (a minimum set amount that can increase if the “fun money” is not fully spent.)
Prioritize Home Improvement
Arrange your home improvement projects by order of their “urgency” – a new furnace, replace shingle roofing, and a new toilet may not be on the fun list – but they certainly are urgent! Next, items such as new paint, new furniture, or new carpeting can come into play. For motivation, alternate “dull, but important” improvements with the fun design changes.
Spruce Up Your Colors
The interior design trends are constantly changing and the colors that were in in 2014 may not be favorable in 2015. As you look at your surroundings, you will get inspired to make a positive change to your interior and update the style of your home. Selecting the best colors is not an easy task and you can get help from interior decoration experts who can advice you on the latest trending colors that you can choose from.
Replacement Windows or Shingle Roofing?
For help with the planning and execution of your 2015 home improvement goals, contact our team of professionals at Midwest Exteriors. From replacement windows to a new shingle roof, we are able to help!