Give yourself a new reason to fall back in love with your home this summer. When the sun’s out and the skies are crystal blue there are many ways to make your home shine more brightly. What about starting some summer home improvements to blow away those winter blues? Here are some home improvements ideas to get you on your way to your perfect summer home vision.

Summer home improvements

For an instant lift on a bright summer’s day put a vase of fresh bright flowers on your kitchen table or windowsill. Allow as much natural light as possible into your home by drawing back those blinds and curtains. And don’t your windows always seem dirtier during the summer months? So clean them regularly to keep them sparkling bright and open your vents and windows as much as possible to keep fresh air circulating throughout your home.

But don’t stop with your windows; show your home some love by giving it a deep clean so the whole place sparkles.

Also let your washing dry outside in the summer sunshine, you’ll save money on your energy bills by not using your tumble dryer. And when it comes to cutting down on your energy usage, with soaring energy bills now is the perfect time to consider making energy efficiency improvements to your home. And did you know that you could apply for a green mortgage if your home is energy efficient? Find out more about the benefits of green mortgages by reading our article here.

Get your garden insta ready

Is your garden looking a bit dull and ready for a face lift after the winter season? Then why not give your fences a fresh lick of paint, clean down your BBQ and your outdoor furniture ready for the summer? Everyone has a vision of what their dream garden should look like – it’s now time to make that vision a reality.

A summer dream could be having a bar, gazebo or summer house ready for the warmer months……. Now close your eyes and imagine sitting underneath your new gazebo with a chilled drink in one hand and BBQ food in the other taking in the summer sun. You can also attract wildlife into your summer garden by hanging up bird feeders or planting petunias and peonies to add that much-needed splash of colour to your garden.

Are you summer season ready?

And when it comes to paying for your summer home improvements, it could be more affordable than you think if you fund it by remortgaging. To find out more, please give us a call on 028 66327116 and our advisers can help find the right deal for your needs.

You may have to pay an early repayment charge to your existing lender if you remortgage.