Top 5 Tips for Autumn

Published: 12/09/2019

Looking for ways to get your home organised and ready for the autumn season? Well there are loads of things you can do to get your house in tip-top shape, here are our top five things that you can do.

1. Mow the lawn

Give your grass one last cut to keep your lawn looking tidy in the autumn months. Wait until the grass has grown to a satisfactory height and then trim back. Even though it may need to be cut again it won't need to be done as often as it does in the summer.

2. Clean the oven
Cleaning the oven is probably not the most popular household chore, but it's certainly a good idea to give it a deep clean at this time of year, especially if you're planning on spending a lot of time at home during the winter months.

There are plenty of household products that make this process easier but make sure you allow the grills to soak and give the inside a really good scrub. Your oven will soon be looking good as new.

3. Deep clean the house

We often think of giving the house a spring clean but forget that the autumn is a great time to do this too. Giving the skirting boards a wipe down, getting rid of the cobwebs and clearing your cupboards are all jobs that will make your home feel clean and ready for winter.

4. Use potpourri for a natural scent

An autumn potpourri will transform your home and there are plenty of recipes out there for making your own. Placed in a vase or bowl, the potpourri makes an excellent centrepiece or ornament as well as creating a homely ambience with its aroma. If you don't want to make one, you can always buy some.
Oranges, cinnamon, vanilla and rosehip all make great additions to your potpourri and will make your house smell wonderful.

5. Declutter
This is the time to donate all your unwanted clothes to the charity shop and have a good clear out of your kitchen cupboards too. Donate all your in-date but unwanted food to food banks, where those in need can make use of them.