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ImproveNet Monthly RoundUp: April 2018

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By on Apr 30, 2018
ImproveNet Monthly RoundUp: April 2018

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April is a great time of year to welcome in the spring weather. Colder Aprils are never welcomed, but this may have given you some time to get started, or at least thinking about your spring cleaning tasks.

Here at ImproveNet, we’ve been thinking about how to get your home ready for the warm weather ahead too. If you missed it, here’s a few tips and ideas from this April.

Planning a home improvement project this spring? Contact a contractor today for quotes from pros in your area, for free.

9 Things You May Not Be Cleaning In Your Home

9 Items You Probably Forget To Clean & When To Do So

If you’re planning out your spring cleaning to-do list, you won’t want to miss this article. A deep clean of the home consists of much more than a simple vacuum and dusting. You’ll want to scrub all the corners in the bathroom you may normally miss and sanitize small items you use often. See a few tips when you read 9 Items You Probably Forget to Clean & When To Do So.

Of course, hiring a cleaning service will help you get all those little details you usually miss. They are experts in what must be done to get it back to looking great. Consider contacting a cleaning pro today.

What First Time Homeowners Must Know About Their Bathrooms

What First Time Homeowners Must Know About Their Bathrooms

As a first time homeowner, you likely have many questions about your home. A bathroom is a place where many want to improve and update right away. However, Emily Hoefler, kitchen and bath specialist, advises that you pay attention to where you’ll be spending your budget.

“Don’t cut corners on your bathroom remodel,” she said. “My best advice would be to start with a realistic budget, even if it means waiting a year or so to do the remodel.”

Whether you plan on living in your home for just a few years or for the rest of your life, you’ll want to make updates that suit your lifestyle. If you’re a first-time homeowner, here’s what you need to know about your bathroom.

Video: Room For Opinions – Ultra Violet

I’m very excited to share with you our new ImproveNet video series, Room For Opinions. Once a month, we’ll be discussing the latest home trends and how you can work them into your décor. This month, we talked about Pantone’s color of the year choice, Ultra Violet. This is a bright and bold color that some find difficult to incorporate into their current décor. Our editorial team sat down to discuss their thoughts on the color. Watch the video here.

How To Start A Garden

How To Start A Garden

Now is the perfect time to get your garden started. But if you’re new to this hobby, you may have a lot of questions about how to grow plants successfully. A common question most homeowners have is about watering and maintenance. While every plant is different, you’ll want to provide ample water to the fruits, vegetables and flowers you have in your garden bed. See the answer to this question and more in How To Start A Garden.

Unfinished Basement Ideas

Turn Your Unfinished Basement Into Your Dream Room

Basements are a great way to use more space in your home. But if they are unfinished, this could cause a challenge. Understanding the next steps to finish a basement can be difficult. After all, there are so many ways you can use that room. Here are a few ideas to help you Turn Your Unfinished Basement Into Your Dream Room.

Keep in mind, basement remodeling is a big project and will likely require permits. It’s a good idea to contact a remodeling contractor to help you get started.

Conclusion

April is a great time to plan your home improvement projects for the year and even get started. Stay tuned next month where we’ll be sharing a few seasonal pet safety tips and 2018 pool trends you should know.

Did you miss a few articles last month? Read ImproveNet Monthly RoundUp: March 2018.

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