The start of a new year is always a time of reflection on the past and planning for the future. This is also a great time to reflect on improvements or maintenance you did on your home and plan for the things you’d like to get done in the year ahead.
The winter season is also a great time to get some indoor projects checked off your home maintenance to-do list!
So what’s your plan for 2017? What are you home goals or resolutions for the new year?
Here’s 6 ideas to get you started:
1. Get control of your bills
Your hydro bills in particular! We’ve put together a massive list of ways that you can save money on your hydro bill - why not enact a few of these things as resolutions for 2017? Save some money and help the environment!
2. Figure out a weekly routine to keep your home clean
This is the perfect time of year to start new habits! A clean home will help you breathe better and will help you de-stress. Here’s a great post about how to keep your home clean by doing only 20 minutes every day.
In addition to the cleaning resolution, why not take one of these cold weekend days to declutter your home. Get rid of all of the stuff you don't use. Excessive clutter adds to stress, so start 2017 with a clutter free, clean home. Here’s a list of 8 reasons why you should declutter in 2017!
4. Regularly clean your gutters
Seriously - let’s make 2017 the year we all commit to cleaning your gutters at least once per year. We can’t stress the importance of this job since it will save your home from potential extensive damage in the future.
5. Keep your furnace and air conditioner running smoothly with regular tuneups
Getting seasonal tune-ups for your furnace and a/c is the best way to ensure these two, very important parts of your home, are running as efficiently as possible. Make sure your home is keeping you comfortable this year.
6. Clean your ducts for a healthy 2017
Cleaning your ducts can decrease dust in your home and make it a little easier to breathe. Why not start off 2017 with a breath of fresh air?
Let's make 2017 the healthiest and best year for your home! Jiffy is here to help you accomplish all of your home goals this year.
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