4 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for the New Year

Another year has passed, and these few weeks at the end of December and beginning of January offer a time of renewal, and a chance to change things in your life that bring chaos or don’t make you happy. For many people, the new year is the perfect time to clean and organize their home, to prepare their space for a clean slate. If you have your own personal resolutions this year and want to get your home ready, here are our top four tips:

  1. Purge and donate. This month is a great time to donate clothes you don’t wear – it’s been cold for long enough that you probably know which items you no longer wear in the winter. Think of other items you haven’t used this month as well – cleaners with just a few drops left, cookbooks from years ago and other items that are taking up space.
  2. Clean out your pantry. If you’re starting a new diet or planning to cook at home in the new year, the last thing you want is a fridge full of leftovers and expired condiments, or a pantry full of half-empty cereal boxes. Spend some time emptying out these areas.
  3. Deep clean. We know it can be time consuming, but deep-cleaning your home room by room will leave you with a fresh environment to enter the new year with. Be sure to dust, clean the carpet, bleach the tub and even wipe down your air vents. Here is a great list to get started.
  4. Organize. It’s tough to start new hobbies or tasks when you still have old ones crowding your space. Whether it’s your home office or garage workshop, organizing your space will save you time and make new your new endeavors easier.

We are so thankful to have spent another year working with our amazing team and clients, and look forward to what the new year will bring! If you are buying or building family-friendly home, or improve upon your existing home with a custom renovation in 2019, we would love to talk with you! Give Schneider Custom Builders a call and let us help you take that first step toward your dream home: 757-819-4466.