But what goals do you set for your home? Whether you’re a room renter, apartment tenant or villa owner, there are probably some projects you can pick up that will make your home cleaner, fresher or simply safer. Set resolutions and promises you can stick to this year. Here’s 5 of our New Year’s resolutions for homemakers:
Creating a yearly budget helps plan for your maintenance requirements, not only does it prevent overspending, it allows you to keep aside finances for major unexpected replacements.Separating your savings from your expense budget will distinguish needs from wants and enable you to manage cashflow.
Replace Old Furniture
The beginning of a new year is a great time to mix up your style, a simple change in décor can help your space feel new. You don’t have to toss out an entire room of furniture to start fresh, instead work piece by piece. Start small by changing soft furnishings like cushions, throws, and curtains.
Get Your Home In Order
One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to de-clutter and get organised. It’s difficult keeping a home completely clutter-free, so stick to a cleaning schedule and make picking up after yourself a habit. You can also resolve to do a deep clean and de-clutter three or four times a year, that way you won’t have to put it off until the end of the year.
Protect Your Assets
Whether it’s jewellery, a laptop, a tv or your favourite carpets, it’s best to protect your home and its contents from unforeseen circumstances. As much as you can prepare for maintenance requirements, having adequate home insurance helps protects you and your family’s belongings. A basic home contents cover with RSA can start from as little as 1 AED per day, from just AED 21 per month.