10 Easy Projects to Refresh Your Home for the New Year

It may be a new year, but many of us will begin the year the same way we spent much of 2020: at home. Whether you’ve realized that you need more from your home, or you’ve just grown tired of staring at the same four walls, these 10 easy projects will help refresh your home for the new year.

10 Easy Projects to Refresh Your Home for the New Year

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 Improve Energy Efficiency

Whether this means installing new windows, adding sustainable features or simply changing out light bulbs, the start of a new year is a great time to evaluate your home’s energy use and find opportunities for more energy-efficient living.

 Add Storage

Did you resolve to get more organized in the new year? Get started by adding storage throughout your home.

 Update the Entryway

The entryway is a high-traffic area and, especially in winter, can quickly get cluttered with boots and snow gear. Consider adding a dedicated mudroom or additional storage to improve the flow.

 Change Out Light Fixtures

A new light fixture is an easy and inexpensive way to change the look and feel of a room.

 Add Plants and Greenery

Not only do plants add color and life to a home, but they can also increase humidity and purify the air inside your home.

 Update Hardware

Simply switching out knobs and pulls can refresh and transform kitchen cabinets and drawers without spending much money.

 Purge and Declutter

Are you drowning in stuff? Declutter and purge to create a cleaner, calmer atmosphere throughout your home

 Deep Clean Grout and Tile

If your kitchen or bathroom grout is gray, give it a good scrub to instantly refresh and brighten up the tile.

 Wallpaper a Functional Space

A small space like a laundry room or mudroom is a great place to experiment with bright colors, wallpaper and other fun features.

 Get the Deck Spring-Ready

Deck maintenance might have to wait until the snow melts. But if you’ve been thinking about upgrading your outdoor space, winter is a great time to start planning.

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