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Whether or not you have been living in your home for a while, you may feel it needs a refresh. The paintwork may feel old, there might be an annoying stain on the floor, or the decor feels outdated. Whatever the issue is that is making you feel uninspired and in need of a refresh, you do not need to spend a tonne of money or time working on it. Instead, you can utilise these fast and effective tricks to refresh the home and make it a newfound pleasant place to live.
Deep clean the carpets
Carpets are the most difficult floor material to keep clean. Once you have a stain on the carpet, it can often stay there a while due to a lack of professional cleaning products to effectively clean the stain off. Wooden floors and tiles are much easier and can be deep cleaned with home-cleaning products.
If you have a carpet and need a refresh, you may need a carpet cleaning service if you do not want to remove your current carpet but want to restore it back to good condition. It can remove stains and marks that may be making your carpet look older than it should.
Takedown blinds or curtains
A dimly lit home can often feel uninspiring and in need of a refresh. If you have curtains or blinds hanging at the windows, it may be limiting the amount of light that is let into your home. A well-lit home feels more spacious and inspiring.
For a brighter home, takedown anything blocking the windows and let more light in. Your home will feel instantly airer and refreshed.
Wash the soft furnishings
The soft furnishings are the pieces in the home that add coziness and should be eliminated if you want to maintain that homely feeling. But, the soft furnishings may be the issue that is causing your home to feel unclean or fresh.
Instead of spending lots of money on new soft furnishings and time finding them, you can wash them and they will feel as good as new. For instance, you can wash cushions, the sofa cover, curtains, and blankets. A refresh of those can make an entire room feel cleaner and fresher. The smell will also add to the cleanliness.
Speaking of smells, adding scents around the home can enhance the cleanliness and make the home feel more inviting. You could add candles and light them throughout the day or evening. Or, add diffusers for all-day refreshing smells. To further enhance the smell and freshness of the home, you should add them to each room. One by the entranceway will always make coming home feel fresh. Then, one in the kitchen will reduce food odours and a bathroom scent will make showers and baths more relaxing and fresh.
Instead of spending too much money or time on home updates, these quick tips can instantly refresh your home and make it feel new.