The holiday season is fastly approaching, and if you’re hosting this year, nows the time to get your home in check. So if your home is in need of some TLC, here are five easy home repairs that can quickly be done before the holidays.
1. Fix The Cosmetics
Now’s the time to give your home a little modern detailing. Add some new kitchen knobs, resurface cabinets, repaint molding or any of the other small odds and ends you’ve been putting off. If you have time — try a fresh coat of paint too, it will be like a new home in no time.
2. Check Your Lighting
The key to the perfect party is good lighting! Make sure that all your light bulbs are changed, and that your main rooms are inviting and warm. Remember to light your rooms is layers, so add a few accent lights if needed.
3. Finish Your DIY Projects
Have some half built things laying around your home, now is the time to get them done. Take a few minutes each day now, so your home will be ready in time for holiday guests. Bonus – it will be one last thing you will have to worry about when the holiday madness ends.
4. Double Check Safety
Before your home is mobbed with family, do a safety check. Make sure all smoke alarms are correctly working and changes the batteries as needed. Now is the time to make sure your appliances are all working correctly too, as they will be soon working over time.
5. Get Your Temperature Right
No one wants to spend the holiday overheated and uncomfortable, so make sure your HVAC system is in check. Now is the time to get a tuneup and clean your filters, as a breakdown can ruin the day.
In the midst of your holiday prep, you happen to notice any of your appliances of HVAC system malfunctioning, contact Tri-City Appliance, Plumbing, Heating & Cooling. To learn more or to schedule an appointment, give us a call at (203) 303-5700.