A Seasonal Checklist for Your Home
As winter approaches and the seasons change, so do the needs of your home. At Atchison Architectural Interiors, we understand the importance of maintaining a beautiful and functional living space. This blog will guide you through a comprehensive seasonal checklist, offering valuable insights on home maintenance and how to keep your residential or commercial property in top shape. Whether you’re in the vibrant heart of Chicago, the sunny havens of Palm Beach and Naples, the stunning landscapes of Vail and Aspen, or the tranquil surroundings of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, our timeless interior design expertise extends to ensure your space is well-maintained. Our expert tips will help you maintain the elegance of your interiors.
Fall Refresh: Cleaning and Reviving
Home Maintenance: Cleaning Carpets and Furniture
As we move inside to stay warm in northern climates or indoors to stay cool in southern locales, it is a good time to freshen things up. Deep cleaning of your carpets and furniture not only enhances the visual appeal but also promotes a healthy indoor environment by removing allergens and dust mites from your rooms.
Fireplace Inspection: Stay Safe and Warm
As the air gets crisper, thoughts turn to staying indoors. If you have a fireplace, it is important to schedule a fireplace and chimney inspection annually. A well-maintained fireplace not only keeps you cozy but also ensures your safety. In residential properties across Vail and Aspen, fireplaces are a cherished feature, making inspections crucial.
HVAC Vent Cleaning and Filter Changing: Stay Efficient
Having your heating and air conditioning vents cleaned seasonally creates a cleaner living environment, helps everyone breathe easier, reduces allergens and irritants in the air, removes unpleasant smells and lingering odors, and helps improve the airflow efficiency of your HVAC system. It is also a good idea to change your HVAC filters seasonally. An easy way to remember to do this simple but important chore is to do it when you change your clocks: spring forward and fall back.
Gutter Maintenance: Keep it Flowing
Preparing for fall rain, snow, and ice storms requires the need to check your gutters to make sure they are not clogged. Ensuring that gutters are clear and free of debris is vital for efficient rainwater management. Clean gutters help prevent water damage and maintain the integrity of your property.
Commercial and Residential Space Update: Reflect the Season
In commercial spaces as well as homes, especially in Chicago, reflecting the fall season in your interior design can create an inviting atmosphere. Changing elements like decor, lighting, and color schemes can help your business or home stay fresh and relevant. An easy décor trick is to change your throw pillows with the season. This can be accomplished by switching out the pillow covers to reflect a fall feel with darker, more textured fabrics and spring with brighter colors and lighter fabrics.
At Atchison Architectural Interiors, we believe that a well-maintained space is the foundation of great interior design. We understand the unique challenges and opportunities presented by different locations, and we’re here to help you navigate them. From cleaning and maintenance to seasonal updates, we have the expertise to keep your space beautiful and functional.
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Atchison Architectural Interiors designs classic and timeless spaces infused with a chic modern vibe. By merging traditional and contemporary elements, the team creates fresh, sophisticated looks. Their interiors are elegantly balanced, carefully edited, and current with a thoughtful mix of furnishings, textures, finishes, and objects.
Whether your aesthetic is contemporary or traditional, nationally recognized interior designer, Jean Atchison, will work closely with you to bring your vision to reality and create.