How Self Storage Can Help Your Home Projects
With summer in full swing there are many things we’d like to plan and enjoy. This summer is a little different compared to others, and some of us have had to be quite creative with our plans. Instead of taking holidays and long distance trips many of us are spending a lot more time around our homes. Fortunately there are plenty of things you can do around the home to make it the ideal place to spend the summer. Whether it’s a project indoors or outdoors, there’s some great opportunities to make some changes to your space.
Making Some Changes Outside
Starting off outside, why not give your outdoor space a new look? The amount of time spent at home this year may have already been inspiration enough to make plans to revamp your garden. If not, this summer could be the perfect time to plan a big garden project. Depending on the space you have to work you can either make it a small project, or you can go all out and enjoy a total garden overhaul.
Beginning with furniture, there are a lot of great ways you can make your yard space a more relaxing place to be. In place of a standard table and chairs, why not get a little creative with your seating and create an area that you can spend long lazy summer days. Think big cushions, blankets for any cool breezes, and a nice space to share a meal. Next, if you don’t already have one, a great addition to a garden is a barbeque area. There’s nothing quite like the smell of a grill in the summer, so getting an area where you can prepare food, keep drinks cool, and enjoy the smells of cooking is a great addition to your garden. Finally, adding some outdoor games to your yard is a great way to keep little ones entertained over the summer months. A little bit of DIY skill here can leave you with a game of lawn Tic-Tac-Toe, Cornhole, Checkers, or even your own summer Mini-Golf course!
One thing to consider when you are creating a comfortable, relaxing, and fun space to enjoy outdoors is what to do when the winter arrives. Things like outdoor furniture, cushions, outdoor games and barbeques are all vulnerable to the weather. Having a safe space to store them is a great way to know you’ll be able to enjoy your outdoor space year after year. One option that is great for seasonal items such as garden furniture and accessories is a storage unit. It’s a safe and easy place to keep any items that you won’t need over the winter. Self storage can really help you to enjoy having a great summer garden whilst avoiding the clutter of storing it over the winter, just make sure you check what you can and can’t store first, such as propane tanks from your barbeque or any leftover perishables in coolers.
Changing your space indoors
You might have had a home improvement project in mind but not been able to find the time just yet. This summer could be the perfect time to get it done. A home improvement project is a fun and exciting way to spend some time this summer, with the added bonus of a very rewarding payoff that you can enjoy for years to come.
You might have a room that you’ve spent time looking at thinking, how can I make this better? Well, now is the perfect time to start to plan. Whether it’s a kitchen in need of a facelift, a bathroom that could use some attention, or even a spare room in your home that just gathers clutter, there are plenty of options to refresh that space. A great first step in any home improvement project is to get rid of anything that will get in your way. Decluttering the room you want to make any changes to is always the best way to start, it means that you’ll have a clear space to work with, and not clutter up the rest of your home while you do! Our guide to decluttering your home is a good place for some handy tips on how to get started.
A home DIY project doesn’t need to break the bank, or mean major renovations. It could be as simple as rearranging the layout of a room. Changing the way that the furniture is arranged in a room can make a significant difference to how the space feels. If you want to make some more substantial changes to your space, a fresh paint job can make a dramatic difference to a room. The next step if you want to make some dramatic changes is to fully remodel a room. With this kind of project you can really go all out and completely reinvent a space. When it comes to exciting home projects, the right planning and skills means the sky's the limit.
Whether it’s making some small changes or a complete overhaul to the home, there are many ways that self storage can help you out here. Take a look at our handy guide on how self storage can help your home renovation project for some ideas on how.
Summer plans don’t need to mean spending time away from home, in fact they can mean enjoying spending time at your home and finding ways to make the most of the space around you. It doesn’t matter if you’re looking to make big or small changes, self storage can help you to realise your projects. Whether it’s being able to find a reliable space to store your new garden decor over the winter, a space to store any home clutter, or somewhere to store your belongings while you undertake a big home improvement project, self storage can have a solution for you. At Riel Park we have storage units to suit all requirements, take a look at our unit size guide to see how much you can store in a unit, get in touch today on (780) 651-8056 to talk to one of our storage experts, or reserve a unit online today and move in as soon as you need.