Tuesday, January 02, 2018 09:45 AM


Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - by Jay Bell, president, Home Builders Association of Greater Chattanooga

New Years resolutions are a great way to give yourself that extra motivation to start making positive changes in your life. Why not do the same for your home?

As we enter 2018, take a moment and reflect on your home. Theres a good chance that it has some problems, especially if its more than 10 years old. It can be all too easy to ignore home issues and let them get out of hand.

Use your New Year energy to kick home improvement into gear. You might even be surprised to find that you and your home have a strikingly similar list of resolutions.

1. Lose Weight

One of the most common New Years resolutions is losing weight. While its one of the toughest for a person to stick to, for a home, its surprisingly easy. Homes tend to collect clutter around the holidays, filling up with gifts, decorations, and new purchases. Dont wait until spring rolls around to de-clutter. Use the first couple weeks in January to throw away, donate, or re-sell home goods that you no longer need. Your home will feel so much lighter and ...

News source: The Chattanoogan.com

See also: HBAGC