I'm not sure why, but when the good weather comes, the to-do list piles up!
Spring is a great time to get your hands dirty and take on a DIY project or two that will refresh, revive, and renew your most cherished spaces without breaking the bank.
Canadian Tire has some good tips to help Canadians spruce things up this spring.
Brush up – There’s nothing like a fresh coat of paint to bring new life to spaces and objects. With the season’s hottest hues to choose from, tired walls, furniture, and even accessories like picture frames and vases can be transformed with the swipe of a brush.
Start small – Tackle smaller jobs like driveway repairs and minor home fixes before they become overwhelming projects. With the right tools and little patience, these tasks can quickly and easily be crossed off that to-do list.
Coddle the cottage – Prepare the cottage for the summer months so that it can be enjoyed as soon as possible. Spend a day inspecting it inside and out for any wear and tear caused by the winter and ensure you bring a multi-use tool with you to tackle any issues or minor renovations encountered along the way.
Get carted – For use this spring and for many seasons to come, consider investing in a hand truck that will undoubtedly come in handy when moving heavy objects, collecting firewood or taking items in and out of storage spaces.
Spring clean your tool chest – Examine tools to ensure they’re ready for use and replace worn or inoperable pieces. Store everything in a handy bag, storage system or chest to ensure easy access and you’ll be ready for whatever the season throws at you.