UK family, lifestyle & food blog | full time mum & wife | lover of tea & cheese

Fixing Up the Wear and Tear Up, Down, and All Around

Fixing Up the Wear and Tear Up, Down, and All Around

As much as you might have loved and cared for your home, the eventually wear and tear that occurs throughout the home is inevitable. Everything from furniture to door frames to kitchen countertops will get nicked and knocked and burned and soaked and scraped and anything else that could happen.

 

And while most people aren’t too concerned and understand that these things happen and that there is little that you can do about it, there are others that might reasonably be just a bit concerned with the way that everything looks. This is completely natural, people are house proud, and so they want to ensure that their home looks as perfect as possible. Therefore, you will want to ensure that any fix-ups around your home and dealt with and sorted out as quickly as possible.


https://unsplash.com/photos/bt0it9pozXM

ON THE FLOOR

 

With the floor more than likely somewhere that you don’t spend a lot of time, it can be easy to miss any problems that might have arisen over the years of stepping over floorboards, spilling drinks, and dropping food. A sticky floor is one of the least attractive things, and so avoiding this will save you that stress when you (or the kids) nip down for a midnight snack.

However, taking steps to fix up any of the issues that might be on the floor can change your home in ways you might not have imagined. This can be by redoing the floor altogether using flooring adhesive or getting the carpets cleaned. Furthermore, places where there is a high potential of dirt, dust, and food can be wiped and washed and even installed with solutions to prevent this in the future.

 

OUT OF SIGHT

 

There are many areas around the house that might have issues that you don’t even know about it. These areas are the parts of the house that you don’t pay attention to because you simply do not see them. Parts of the home such as the attic and roof and under the house if you have a basement are all places in which your house can suffer damage that you are wholly ignorant to.

 

But this damage can have adverse effects on the temperature and stability of your home. Things such as storm damage can affect the roof and leave holes that will be all too attractive for critters and wildlife. Furthermore, this will leave your home vulnerable to heat-loss which can rocket energy prices, particularly in the winter.

 

AROUND THE HOUSE

 

It can often be the very little things that you don’t notice every day that can build up, and then someday you notice them all at once. These include places such as your door frames and window sills that might have gotten dirty and worn over time and makes your home look less than perfect.

 

While much of this can be fixed with a quick wipe with the polish, it might be that you need to add a fresh coat of paint around the edges. Furthermore, if you have pets, you might want to take a look at the walls around doors, where they could have smeared with slobber when needing to wake you up in the morning.

 

UP, DOWN, AROUND

 

Keeping on top of the less obvious places around your home might seem like something that you needn’t worry about too often. However, staying aware of these areas can help avoid problems escalating later on in your home, and keep you from having to do what feels like everything all at once.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *