Is 2018 The Year To Improve Your Home?

Is 2018 The Year To Improve Your Home? What To Think About

Now is the time of year where we all over indulge a little, enjoy amazing food and even better company while thinking about the new year ahead. Wiping the slate clean, making resolutions for improvements in our lives that we want to make. It’s actually a very positive time of year. However, many people also place a focus on their homes in the new year. In the depths of winter a lot of people like to indulge in the warmth of their home, and then can often start to see some of the areas they wish to improve upon. So is 2018 the year you tackle those long-awaited projects? Is it the time to start re-decorating, re-sprucing and making some major home improvements? If so, then here is what you need to think about.

What projects do you want to take on?

So if you have decided that your home is going to be getting much of your focus next year then now would be the ideal time to think about what projects you want to take on. You may have been focusing on your kitchen, perhaps want a new bathroom to relax in. Maybe you bedroom is in dire need of storage and furniture, or perhaps your whole home needs updating. Get a pen and piece of paper and write down the areas you want to improve, then prioritize them with the things you want to do first. 

Finding the inspiration for your new home endeavours

Knowing what you want to do and how you want it to look are two very different things. Everyone has a pretty good idea of what they want. They might want a new kitchen, a new bathroom and so on. But does everyone really know how they want that project to look? This is when it gets a little harder. Take some time to peruse home interior blogs, I have some great ideas on my home interior pages. Look at Instagram accounts dedicated to home styling and sharing renovation projects and browse Pinterest for unique styles. 

Funding your projects

It may seem like the hard work has already been done, and the big decisions are made, but now you know what you want you now need to figure out how you are going to fund it. You may have some savings that you can use, or you may need to think about funding it other ways like taking out a loan. Thankfully, companies like Evolution Money have a great selection for you to consider. However, try and avoid putting yourself in a bad financial situation. Make sure you can afford the projects. But it is also worth remembering that most home improvements do increase the value of a property. 

Staying motivated to complete the home improvement tasks

Finally, staying motivated to complete home improvements can be hard, especially when you are amongst the stress. Anxiety can be rife when taking on home improvements, so try and keep the stress to a minimum and focus on the end goal. 

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Disclosure: This article is published in partnership with Mediabuzzer.

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  1. I try improving my home all time)) thank you for information)

  2. Great post dear ! :-) xx


  3. Great tips to keep in mind!
    Thank you for sharing.

    xo| Cindy Elena

  4. Looks really interesting, dear! Thanks a lot for sharing)

  5. Great tips for home improvement Rae!

  6. I need to own a house first, ha ha!

    Raindrops of Sapphire

  7. Yes! It's always a good idea to improve your home. The place you spend time everyday is worth investing in.

  8. I live in rented student accommodation so can't do much improvement on it aside from putting up fairy lights but I love these ideas! x

  9. As soon as my remodeling is finished I will decorate my house.. I'm excited..

    1. yaaay! Can't wait for you to start decorating! :)

  10. Hello, thanks for the information. Have a nice day

  11. Homw improvements are always so exciting!