You don’t have to be stuck inside this winter with the blahs. Even though you can’t get outside to work on projects around the house, you can do many things to chase away your cold weather blues and spruce up your home. There are three key areas you can work on even when the temperature is below freezing.
The lack of daylight can dampen the mood of the most cheerful people. But you don’t have to stay in the dark. Winter is the perfect time to consider adding some light to your home.
If you want to save money, look at LED lights. You can also add dimmers to your lighting system to save on utility bills. Buy that chandelier you have had your eye on to add elegance to your dining room.
Add warmth to your home
A ceiling fan is a great way to add light and warmth and light to your home. Newer designs can add a spark to any room. To keep heat in your room, you can rotate your fan clockwise to bring the warm air down to where you are.
As the temperatures drop, you can make home improvements to help you keep your home warm. Ask a heating and air professional to do an energy audit. Some routine maintenance may help save you money on your utility bills.
How long has it been since you have changed your thermostat? Newer models allow you to adjust your thermostat to one comfortable setting. You can even invest in one that allows you to adjust the temperature of your home remotely.
Fix up your bathroom
Are you tired of looking at the grout in your tile? Do you long to have a Jacuzzi tub? Winter is a great time to modernize your bathroom and turn it into the bathroom you really want.
Many of the renovations, such as replacing a faucet or tile, are easy to do. If you want that new tub or shower, contact a professional to help you.