Plenty of central PA families are getting into the home improvement groove this year. From small projects to whole house remodels, they’re jumping on the bandwagon in huge numbers. This is leading to some really cool trends in terms of decorating, including those below: Colors are everywhere! No longer are people gravitating only to neutral
Congratulations! You made it through SECCO’s 30 days of home improvement! Now, it’s time to celebrate! Order a pizza or Chinese, hang out with your friends and family, and just enjoy the fruits of your labor. Spring never looked better!
Scrub-a-dub-dub! Now that you’ve decluttered, organized and rearranged, it’s time to scrub like there’s no tomorrow! Start with the toilets and work your way up to the walls. (Just make sure to use the proper cleaner on each!) Your whole house will glisten!
Plan for your next yard sale! Everyone in the central Pennsylvania area from Mechanicsburg to Middletown knows how much fun (and how rewarding!) spring yard sales can be. If you have tons of stuff that you no longer need, and you want to try to earn money, why not set up a weekend yard sale?
Clean out your vehicles! Yep, it’s time to go through your car, truck or van. (This is a good project for the whole family to undertake!) You can also take it to a carwash for an extra layer of shine.
Picture this! If you have pictures on your walls, do a quick “once over” and make sure they’re all hanging straight. (You can use a level if you’re so inclined.) You’d be amazed at how this little fix can add unity and appeal to any room or hallway! (P.S. You may also want to change
Become a “screen saver”! Are the screens in your windows or doors ripped? Do they have holes that let in little bugs and critters? Are they loose? There are patches you can buy that will allow you to remedy this situation, or you can always take the screens to someone who can repair them.
Thinking of a major home improvement this year? Get bids! If you’re going to hire someone to put in a fence, a deck or an addition, it’s time to get bids. Typically, it’s a good idea to check with three different contractors. That way, you can feel comfortable making your final decision.
Purchase new shower curtains! Banish the mold and mildew of your shower curtain by purchasing a new one and installing it today. It’s much easier to do this than to wash your old one, especially if it’s been exposed to mildew for a long time. (Alternately, you can try to clean your shower curtain with
Get an extra set of keys made! If you can’t find your extra set of keys for your house, now is a great time to head out and have a few created. That way, you’ll be good to go. (Make sure you give at least one to a trusted neighbor or friend in case you’re