4 easy home improvements ideas

Home Improvement Ideas that make real results

Tip #1- Declutter

Professional Abbotsford real estate agent, Kristy Dusdal, offers her best easy home improvement idea that you can implement today. Declutter, declutter, declutter!

We generally like to collect our memories in valuables that are tangible. If you find though that your closet is not useful any longer for storing your golf clubs, bike, or storage boxes then this is a good sign that it is time to declutter you home. Your not alone,  you can return your closet to its original use of storing your clothing and smaller items.

We all have many interests.  Most include bulky sports equipment or hobby materials that are hard to store. When you declutter, you will be overcome by a calming feeling and you will decrease the tripping hazards in your home. When you rent a mobile storage unit to hold your bulky hard to store items like; the Christmas tree, seasonal decorations, and sports equipment it will free up your living area for more important things like entertaining.

Buying a used storage container is a good idea if you have a place on your property to store it.  Owning you own storage container allows for easy access to your belongings, decreases the opportunity for theft of your valuables, and presents as an organized container to guests that see it on your home.

Tip #2-  Clean out your gutters

Cleaning out your gutters can be a chore but the consequences of having backed-up gutters can be enormous. Problems arise from a broken gutter system or trapped debris cause water to back up and not properly flow away from your house.  Backed-up water from your clogged gutters can cause unnatural water pooling on your roof.  This can result to water leaks into cracked or broken roof shingles and water damage into the interior of your home.  The other problem that can stem from blocked or broken gutter system is that water may pool at the foundation of your home which could result in basement flooding or decay of your foundation states Landmark Roofing.

Another serious problem that can stem from blocked or broken gutter systems is that water may pool at the foundation of your home.  This can result in basement flooding or decay of your foundation.  Gutters need to be clean for controlled water flow away from your home.  To help prevent this from happening, just choose a couple of sunny days in the year to clear out your gutters and you will be actively conserving the integrity of your roof and home.

Tip #3- Easy landscaping ideas

Cedar hedges can disguise old broken down fencings, decrease the noise pollution from a busy street, and add privacy from neighbours.  Cedar hedges and cedar trees make terrific borders and offer a relatively inexpensive way to transform your yard.  Plants and trees portray a grand impressive to your guests that visit your property.

Fraser Valley Cedars can offer you appealing cedar hedging ideas that can transform a run down plain yard into an appealing functional border.  The added bonus will be the soft aroma of cedar that calms the mind and spirit.