3 Home Improvement Tips For Spring In Salt Lake City, Utah04/25/2016Matt Thelander Henry Rollins said, “In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.” If you’re like me, springtime inspires you to fling open the windows and scrub everything down to get your home in tip-top shape.Here are 3 home improvement tips for spring in Salt Lake City to give your home a fresh start. 1. Go Through A Spring Checkup For Safety And Energy EfficiencySpring is the perfect time to make sure your home’s systems are ready for the coming summer months. Here’s a list of some of the things you should inspect every spring in Salt Lake City:HVAC System. Run your air conditioning system to ensure that it’s ready for the coming summer heat. Change out your furnace and air conditioning filters to improve your HVAC system’s energy efficiency. Many HVAC companies will do this service for a small cost.Smoke Detectors. Test your carbon monoxide and smoke alarms to keep your family and home safe. Put new batteries in your alarms in the spring and in the fall.Caulking and Windows. Check the caulking around doors and windows as well as kitchen and bathroom fixtures for holes or cracks. Replace the caulking if needed. Install window treatments, like plantation shutters, to increase the energy efficiency of your windows. Open up all your windows to make sure that they can move freely.2. Tackle The Dirt To See Your House ShineThe best way to make your house shine is with a deep clean. First, declutter each room to open up the space. After that, clean surfaces you don’t clean weekly.These areas include floors, kitchen and bathroom walls, baseboards, and ceiling fans. Wipe your bathroom and kitchen fixtures to give them a shine. Vacuum your furniture and the area under and behind it as well.Bring in more natural light by cleaning your windows. Wipe down your screens and windows to get rid of smudges and dirt. Wipe down your shutters, and clean your shades and draperies. You can clean your blinds with an ultrasonic cleaning treatment.3. Give Your Rooms a New Look By Redecorating Now that you’ve cleaned your house and decluttered it, it’s time for the fun part: redecorating.A simple way to redecorate is to find new ways to use things you already have. You can give your room a whole new feel by rearranging your furniture. Or you can shop your house, which means switching out the accessories and furniture you own between rooms. Add more color with new paint, bright accent pillows, and plants.If you’re ready to completely redo a room, then look through our idea gallery for new ideas and inspiration. It’s brimming with photos of beautiful rooms and window treatments for all areas of your house. Once you’ve decided on a color scheme and style for your room, you can look for matching furniture, paint colors, and accessories.A simple update for your home is to bring in window treatments that complement your existing furnishings and brighten your rooms. You can select from a range of shutters including plantation shutters, barn door shutters, and reclaimed wood shutters in addition to blinds and shades.Check Out More Design TipsIf you want even more ways to enhance your home, take a look at our design tips. And if you discover a look and window treatment that you want, give us a call at 801-515-3598 or fill out the form below to schedule a free in-home consultation. Our professionals will guide you in choosing the right window treatment to give your home a beautiful new look this spring.