3 Home Improvement Tips For Spring In Oklahoma City, OK04/25/2016Tyler Jorgensen Henry Rollins said, “In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.” If you’re like me, every spring you want to swing open and roll up your sleeves so that your home looks its best.Here are 3 home improvement tips for spring in Oklahoma City so that your home looks as good as new. 1. Do A Spring Checkup For Energy Efficiency And SafetySpring is the perfect time to make sure your home’s systems are working properly for the coming summer months. Homeowners in Oklahoma City should inspect these things every spring:HVAC System. Test your air conditioning system to make sure it’s ready for the coming summer heat. Increase your HVAC system’s energy efficiency by swapping out your air conditioning and furnace filters. Many HVAC companies will do this service for a small cost.Smoke Detectors. Test your carbon monoxide and smoke alarms to keep your home and loved ones safe. Replace the batteries in your alarms every spring and fall.Caulking and Windows. Inspect the caulking around doors, windows, and kitchen and bathroom fixtures for leaks or cracks. Replace the caulking as you go. Install window treatments, like plantation shutters, to improve your window’s energy efficiency and temperature control. Open and close your windows to ensure that they can move freely.2. Tackle The Dirt To See Your House ShineNothing makes your house sparkle as well as a good, deep clean. Start by decluttering your rooms to open up the space. After that, clean anything you don’t clean weekly including ceiling fans, floors, baseboards, and kitchen and bathrooms walls. Shine your kitchen and bathroom fixtures. Vacuum your furniture and the area under and behind it as well.Bring in more natural light by cleaning your windows. Scrub your windows and screens to get rid of smudges and dust. Wipe down your shutters, and clean your shades and draperies. You can clean your blinds with an ultrasonic cleaning treatment.3. Redecorate Your Rooms For A Fresh Look Now that you’ve cleaned your house and decluttered it, you’re ready for the fun part: redecorating.A simple way to redecorate your rooms is to use what you already have. Rearrange your furniture to update the room’s look. Or try shopping your home. This means you switch out the accessories and furniture you already own between rooms. Bring in more color with paint, colorful accent pillows, and live plants.If you want to completely redo the look of a room, then browse through our idea gallery for inspiration and ideas. It’s packed with photos of eye-catching rooms and window treatments for any space in your home. Once you’ve decided on the style and color scheme for your room, you can look for coordinating furniture, paint colors, and accessories.An easy update for your rooms is to bring in window treatments that match yourcurrent décor and brighten your home. You can pick from a variety of shutters including plantation shutters, reclaimed wood shutters, and barn door shutters as well as shades and blinds.Get More Design TipsIf you are looking for even more ideas for your home, take a look at our design tips. And when you see a look and window treatment that you want for your home, call us at 405-300-4664 or fill out the form below to schedule a free in-home consultation. Our professionals will guide you in picking the perfect window treatment to give your room a beautiful, fresh look this spring.