Preparing Your Home for the New Year

Preparing Your Home for the New Year

December 28, 2018

Welcome back to the VIC Underpinners blog! It’s always one of our favourite parts of putting together these blog posts, reminding ourselves just how lucky we are that you’ve chosen to visit us and join us on the ride to properly reinforce the foundation of your home. If you’re an old friend, then you know good and well a few things about the VIC Underpinners team. You know that we’re loyal, committed, transparent, communicative, and oh yeah… the best choice around for your underpinning, reblocking and restumping services. If you’re a new friend, we know that you’ll stick around for a while, once you realize the history of our experience and the passion that we have for always improving our skills.

As aforementioned, this blog is really important to us because it serves as a great conversation and sharing outlet. This goes beyond the brass tacks of the products we have, the services that we offer and the team that provides them; it’s a platform for learning about the broader industry, and also conveying important sentimental information to our friends – you!

Today’s post is not about looking back at the past year but looking forward to 2019. And what a year it should be. We know, we say this every year, but we’re giddy with excitement about the continued enhancements to everything that we do. We’re going to look at new materials, faster processes and hone in on the best ways to reach and communicate with you.

In advance of this, it’s important to prepare your home for the new year and there’s a few best practices that we recommend. Read on for more information:

Clean up

No one wants to head into the New Year feeling like their home is dirty or messy. Yes, belongings may have accumulated during the holiday celebrations, but it doesn’t take very long to put everything in its place and spruce up your home a little bit. Bonus? When you return from New Year’s Eve celebrations, your headache will be slightly smaller, knowing that you don’t have to clean.

Get rid of everything that you don’t need

Spring cleaning is a common practice, but the end of the calendar year is another great milestone to track to. You want to go into 2019 with limited to no baggage. (We’re talking about physical, we won’t pretend to give advice about emotional). You can store it, donate it, recycle it, or if you have to – throw it away. It will provide a calmer sense of self as well.

Plan ahead

Are there projects that you aim to complete? Namely, perhaps, reinforcing the foundation of your home? If so, there are a couple of things to keep in mind. You’ll want to budget, first of all. This is a great time to assess finances and determine what’s feasible in this space for you. You’ll also want to take a look at timeline and note when during the year you’ll be able to properly oversee any work.