As the weather begins to heat up, it is inevitable that you’ll feel yourself drawn towards the garden shed seeking out DIY tasks to complete. The hot weather has always had an alluring draw and encourages us to improve the aesthetical appearance of our homes. From the outside in, small changes can make a massive difference while also helping to maintain the overall value and structural integrity of your property.

There are a whole host of different things you could tick off your To Do list this Summer to make this season feel bright and new.


Changing up the colour of any aspect in your house can make it feel like a whole new space. Consider the outdoor features that may have become weathered during the Winter period. A coat of bright paint or varnish to fences and gates will breathe new life into your property instantly. If you’re looking for a complete overhaul, there are many brick paints available on the market that can make your home stand out from the rest on the street.


Summer is the ideal time to perform some general maintenance on your property. One of the most common and important things to check is the state of your guttering. If this becomes packed with leaves and mud, this can cause water drainage issues and moisture damage within the structure of your home. While you’re up the ladder, do a quick visual check of the shingles on your roof to check for potential damage.


Winter can take its toll on plants and foliage. When the warmer weather comes around, it’s always a good idea to get out in your garden and prune your space. Clear out your flower beds of dead bulbs, move about your shrubs and sow the seeds that need a longer season. You’re likely to spend a lot of time in the garden over Summer so it is a great time to get the whole family involved with its maintenance.

Clean Windows

When the weather is dull, the last thing you’re focusing on is looking out into the dreary landscape. So, as soon as Summer arrives, it’s a good idea to give your windows a good clean on the inside and outside to make the most of the beautiful scenery from within your home.

Jet Spray Patio

Another space that builds up debris over Winter is your patio. A quick jet spray should remove both surface and ingrained dirt effectively, bringing your tiles back to their original shine.