3 Ideas For Spring Home Improvement Projects In Denver, Colorado04/25/2016Gary Harding Henry Rollins said, “In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.” Spring brings out the desire to fling open the windows and scrub everything down so that your house looks its best. Here are 3 home improvement tips for spring in Denver so that your home looks as good as new. 1. Perform A Spring Checkup For Safety And Energy Efficiency Spring is the perfect time to check that your home’s systems are ready for the summer. Here are some things you should inspect every spring in Denver: HVAC System. Test out your air conditioning system to make sure it’s ready for summer. Replace your furnace and air conditioning filters to improve your HVAC system’s energy efficiency. Local HVAC companies may will do this service for a small fee. Smoke Detectors. Test your carbon monoxide and smoke alarms to keep your family safe. Put fresh batteries in your alarms every spring and fall. Caulking and Windows. Inspect the caulking around doors, windows, and kitchen and bathroom fixtures for small cracks. Replace the caulking as you go. Install window treatments, including plantation shutters, to enhance the energy efficiency of your windows. Open up your windows to make sure that they can easily move. 2. Give Your House A Deep Clean So That It Shines Nothing makes your house sparkle as well as a good, deep clean. First, declutter all of your rooms to open up the area. Then clean surfaces you don’t clean every week including ceiling fans, floors, baseboards, and kitchen and bathrooms walls. Shine up your kitchen and bathroom fixtures. Move your furniture to clean and vacuum the areas under and behind it and then vacuum your furniture as well. Let in more light by cleaning your windows. Scrub your windows and screens to remove smudges and dirt. Clean your shades and draperies and wipe down your shutters. You can give your blinds a new look with an ultrasonic cleaning treatment. 3. Give Your Rooms a New Look By Redecorating After your home is nice and clean, you’re ready for the fun part: redecorating. An easy way to redecorate your rooms is to find new ways to use things you already have. You can give your room a whole new look by rearranging your furniture. Or try shopping your house, which means switching out the accessories and furniture you own between rooms. Bring in more color with new paint, colorful accent pillows, and live plants. If you want to give your room a new style, then look through our idea gallery for new ideas and inspiration. It’s brimming with photos of different styles of rooms and window treatments for all areas of your house. Once you’ve decided on the style and color scheme for your room, you can look for matching accessories, paint colors, and furniture. Window treatments are a simple item to update that complements your furnishings and freshens up your home. You can select from a range of shutters including plantation shutters, barn door shutters, and reclaimed wood shutters as well as blinds and shades. Find More Design Tips If you want even more ideas for your home, browse through our design tips. And if you see a look and window treatment that you want for your home, call us at 720-538-0182 or fill out the form below to set up a free in-home consultation. Our experts will guide you in finding the right window treatment to give your room a beautiful new look this spring.