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With the summer months approaching quickly, it’s common for homeowners to want to revamp their home in one way or another. Homeowners want to create a home that is ready for the warm weather, the long nights of summer, and an ideal place to spend leisure time. Similarly, homeowners want to create this ideal home without breaking the bank, so they often turn to DIY projects to enhance their homes in preparation for the summertime.
If you are one of these homeowners and you are looking for ways to enhance your home for the summer, this post will detail 3 fun and exciting DIY projects that will get your home ready for June, July, and August.
The Best DIY Projects to Do for the Upcoming Summer Months
There are countless DIY projects that will get your home ready for the summer, so it may be hard to choose which ones to do. Below are 3 DIY projects that can be done on the exterior of your home and can be done alone or with the whole family.
- Build a Garden
Building a garden is a simple and fun DIY project that will make your exterior look gorgeous for the summer months. Depending on how large your property is, you can create a garden that is as big or as small as you want; no matter the size, a garden will instantly enhance the appearance of your home. Some common plants that people typically incorporate into their garden include:
- Fruit and vegetable plants such as strawberries, tomatoes, watermelons, and squash
- Shrubs of various sizes
- Flowers such as sunflowers, daisies, and hydrangeas
- Small trees
The plants listed above are ideal for warm weather conditions, so they will thrive in your summer garden. In addition to making your exterior look great, building a garden is a DIY task that can be done by people of all ages, including elderly people that may use in-home senior care.
- Create a Beautiful Space to Entertain
Creating a space to entertain is a sure way to prepare your home for the summer months, especially if that space is outside. Creating an outdoor space to entertain is fun, exciting, and doesn’t have to cost much if you don’t want it to. Here are some great DIY projects that will help you to create a beautiful space to entertain at your home this summer:
- Restain your deck
- Build a firepit
- Clean up your landscape by getting rid of dead plants, old furniture, scattered children’s toys
- Restain your fences
- Hang outdoor lights from your home or around your deck
- Build an outside bar
- Repurpose Outdoor Furniture
Repurposing old outdoor furniture is a simple and unique DIY project that can be fun for the whole family in preparation for the summer months. Repurposing outdoor furniture can mean refinishing, repainting, restaining, or simply even repairing pieces that you no longer use in order to make them usable again. This exciting DIY project will keep you and your family busy for hours and will provide you with a fantastic finished product to use in your yard this summer.
You can repurpose furniture that you already own, or you can visit second-hand furniture stores, or look online for pieces that people in your area are giving away/selling.
Start Your Summer DIY Projects Today
Get a jump start on your summertime DIY projects today and plan what projects you want to begin. Make sure you have the right supplies and once you have a plan, get started! Whether you are doing these fun DIY summer projects alone or with friends or family, you are sure to enjoy the end result.
About the Author
Kelsey Simpson enjoys writing about things that can help others. She lives in South Jersey and is the proud companion to two German Shepherds and spends her free time volunteering in dog shelters.