The Secrets of a Flawless Home

There’s no such thing as an objectively perfect home. But you can have a flawless home. This is one where everything seems right. Even if it’s not your preferred style, you’d always say it was exactly as it should be. There are plenty of reasons why it’s worthwhile making your home flawless. For one, it’ll make the space more enjoyable to be in. And for two, it would probably lead to the value moving in the right direction. So how do you do it? We’ll look at some tried and tested methods below. 

Ongoing DIY

Even if you bought your house in more or less perfect condition, things won’t stay that way forever. There are always things going slightly wrong with properties. The issue is that people only tend to fix these problems when they’re large and need professional help. Smaller issues tend to be ignored. However, if your home is going to be as nice as possible, you should also take care of these issues. If you learn the basics of home DIY, then you’ll be able to handle these problems as and when they arise, without having to call a professional.

Securing the Vulnerable Spots

It’s always possible that something will go wrong with your home, especially if you live in an area that receives extreme weather. If your house has any vulnerabilities, then all it could take is one bad storm, and all of a sudden, you’ve got a big problem on your hands that needs fixing. So it’s a good idea to look at fortifying your home. If you live in a place that gets hurricanes, for example, then you could look at installing impact windows. If you get a lot of rainfall, then upgrading your drainage system would be a good idea. You’ll hope the storm never arrives, but if it does, then you’ll be happy that you prepared for it ahead of time.

Deep Cleaning

While we may be good at staying on top of surface cleaning, not all of us are good at making sure that our properties are deeply clean. It really is worthwhile taking the time to deep clean your home on a regular basis, let’s say, twice a year or so. In the process, you’ll help keep your home fresh, which can help keep problems like mold and pests at bay. 

The Outside Areas

And don’t just focus on the inside of your home! The front and back of your property should also receive some attention. These places are often overlooked because the homeowner doesn’t spend as much time there, but they have a big influence on the overall look and feel of the home. A little effort can go a long way! At a minimum, be sure to make your exterior areas presentable and in line with the standards of the neighborhood. 

Willow Stevens

Willow is a parent of 6, who is starting to feel the emptying nest, with faer oldest child living with his long time girlfriend in a different state, and the next two beginning their talks about jobs and excitment of living on their own. Fae started couponing back in 2007 to save faer growing family some money. That's how Freetail Therapy was born, so that fae could share faer knowledge of saving money with others. Though the site has become so much more since then, and now includes homeschooling and homesteading info, Willow still does it all on a budget and shares how. Fae enjoys snagging freebies, getting coupon overage, drinking coffee, gardening, rabbits and of course, faer large family.

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