3 Home Improvement Tips For Spring In San Diego, CA04/25/2016Kimball Jones Henry Rollins said, “In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.” Spring brings out the desire to let in the fresh air and roll up your sleeves to get your home looking its best.Here are 3 home improvement tips for spring in San Diego to get your home looking like new. 1. Do A Spring Checkup For Safety And Energy EfficiencySpring is a great time to ensure your home’s systems are running properly for the the upcoming summer months. Homeowners in San Diego should inspect these things each spring:HVAC System. Test your air conditioning system to make sure it’s ready for summer. Increase your HVAC system’s energy efficiency by replacing your furnace and air conditioning filters. Many HVAC companies provide this service for a low fee.Smoke Detectors. Keep your family safe by testing your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. Put new batteries in your alarms every spring and fall.Caulking and Windows. Inspect the caulking around doors and windows as well as kitchen and bathroom fixtures for leaks or cracks. Fix the caulking as you go. Put in window treatments, like plantation shutters, to increase your window’s energy efficiency. Open all your windows to check that they can easily move.2. Deep Clean Your House So That It ShinesIf you want to see your house really shine, give it a deep clean. Start by decluttering your rooms to open up the area. Then clean areas you don’t scrub regularly.These areas include kitchen and bathroom walls, baseboards, floors, and ceiling fans. Wipe your fixtures to give them a shine. Move your furniture to clean the areas under and behind it and then vacuum your furniture as well.Bring in more light by cleaning your windows. Wash your screens and windows to get rid of dirt and smudges. Clean your window treatments including shutters, draperies, and shades. You can give your window blinds a lift with an ultrasonic cleaning treatment.3. Give Your Rooms a New Look By Redecorating After you’re done with deep cleaning, you’re ready for the fun part: redecorating.An easy way to redecorate your home is to find new ways to use things you already have. Rearranging your furniture can give the room an entirely new look. Or you can shop your house. This means you switch out the furniture and accessories you already have between rooms. Add more color to your rooms with new paint, bright accent pillows, and plants.If you want to give your room a completely new look, then browse through our idea gallery for new ideas and inspiration. It’s brimming with photos of stunning rooms and window treatments for any space in your house. Once you’ve chosen colors and the style you want, you can add furniture, artwork, and accessories.A simple update for your home is to add window treatments that match your existing furnishings and freshen up your home. You can select from a range of shutters including plantation shutters, reclaimed wood shutters, and barn door shutters as well as shades and blinds.Get More Design TipsDive into our design tips for even more ideas for your home. And when you discover a look and window treatment that you love, give us a call at 858-956-5822 or fill out the form below to schedule a free in-home consultation. Our team of professionals will help you choose the right window treatment to give your home a beautiful new look this spring.