Beyond Spring Cleaning: Household Checks And Upgrades We Should All Be Thinking About


For most of us, spring cleaning is a pretty simple affair. We put the winter duvets away, we make sure that we dust the tops of shelves and clean the backs of kitchen cupboards, and we leave our living room rugs on the line outside for a bit. However, this is the perfect time to get more proactive and make some positive changes in your home. If you have been drifting through the winter, then you may be surprised by what needs attention in your home. Here are a few tips to help you get started.  

Check Your Spending 

When we are busy it can be all too easy to lose track of how much money you are spending every week. If you feel like you have lost control of your household budget, then there are a few simple things you can do. Planning your meals in advance allows you to make a detailed shopping list and cut down on impulse purchases. You will have seen the news from around Europe about rising energy prices, and it may be worth shopping around energy suppliers to see if you can find a better deal. Look at your incidental spending on a weekly basis for things like coffee and lunch out and see what you can save by cutting these down. 

 Check Your Boiler 

Speaking of energy costs, we all worry about what would happen if our boiler broke down suddenly. Because of this, many of us avoid inspecting our boilers because we don’t want to run the risk of getting bad news. Well, the fact is that regular checks are important, and you will save money on your bills by upgrading to a more efficient model. Duffy Heating has a range of resources to help you learn more about how a new boiler could help you, and they can help with service and repair to keep you safe and warm. Don’t wait until the last minute, get your boiler sorted now.   

Get Out In The Garden 

We all saw how much of a difference our gardens have made to us over the last couple of years. If you have recently moved into a new property, or if you have let your green space go over the last year or so, then you can give your home a fresh new look by rolling up your sleeves and getting involved. If you want to welcome in some feathered friends, you could help by looking at the list of Irish garden birds that are currently at risk. Think about adding some plants with berries, or simply add a bird bath or a bird feeder. Alternatively, if you want to do more hosting in the summer months, this is the perfect time of year to think about installing a deck in your garden. Or maybe you are looking to grow more of your own vegetables, in which case you need to think about how much water and sunlight your garden gets. The garden is the perfect place to add some upgrades to your home. 

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