DIY new year resolutions

DIY New Year’s Resolutions

The new year a good time to start thinking about ways to improve your home. Not only is it incredibly rewarding, but it could also add some real value to your house. With this in mind, we’ve compiled a complete list of some of the most common DIY jobs that can be done around the house in the new year to keep you and your house in check.


Re-organise your kitchen

One of the most beneficial and rewarding DIY jobs you can do at the start of the new year is to re-organise your kitchen cupboards and cabinets. The practicality and functionality of your kitchen can rely highly on the effectiveness of your storage solutions. Simply installing some drawer boxes or larder units can make a big difference in opening up space.

If you’re having trouble understanding the ways in which you can successfully manage your kitchen storage solutions, feel free to check out one of our previous blog posts, which discusses the latest innovative kitchen storage ideas.


Refresh your walls and doors

If your walls or doors are looking a bit run down, then an effective and easy solution to consider is a simple paint re-touch. This cheap, quick and easy hack can not only be done in all weathers but also at any time of year. However, we recommend taking advantage of those January sales to find the best deal for you and your home. Whether it’s a wall, a door or a cupboard, this is the perfect solution for those looking for a minimal but rewarding task. Check out our previous blog post to find out how to paint your kitchen doors.


Replace your door handles

Cabinet door handles are an important aspect of any kitchen or bedroom, helping perfect the overall look of your room. An innovative way to add a fresh lease of life is by replacing those that are run down or worse for wear. Our extensive range is full of different sizes, materials and finishes to fit any kitchen style or preference, from traditional antique brass handles and pewter door knobs, to modern brushed chrome handles or stainless steel knobs.


Re-organise your wardrobe

Much like your kitchen cupboards, a wardrobe is also an essential storage space that can often be hard to maintain at an efficient level.  An effective and organised wardrobe must uphold the ultimate practicality and innovation, taking full advantage of the space that is on offer. In order to re-organise your wardrobe, it is important to start with the appropriate bedroom storage solutions for you and your available space.


Clean your kitchen cupboards

One of the most essential and overlooked DIY jobs is the upkeep and cleaning of your kitchen cupboards. It is essential that all kitchens reflect the style and design intended, therefore, by caring for its materials you can play a big part in maintaining their quality. It is especially important as well if you have recently bought brand new kitchen doors or even bedroom doors as these fresh new materials won’t last forever. Depending on the types of doors you have, whether it’s handleless, high gloss, natural wood, painted or slab, there are different cleaning methods required. Check out our blog on how to clean kitchen cupboards for more information.

For more DIY solutions, check out our extensive range of products on offer to help give your home a new lease of life this new year.