Are you looking for a quick way to freshen up your home? You don’t need a major investment of time, energy, or money to make a noticeable difference. Try these quick projects to give your home a new look in no time.

Frame Some Memories

One of the fastest ways to personalize a home is with photos. Look for empty or open space on your walls or flat surfaces. Is your end table looking a bit bare? Do you have an eye-catching focal point on the wall above your couch? Identify prime places for photos, then pull out a measuring tape to see how much space you’re working with. You can print standard-size photos in minutes at most drugstores. If you want to go bigger, you can also order custom canvas prints to fill large areas.

Clean Up the Air

Though you can’t see your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ), you can certainly feel its effects. Poor IAQ will lead to itchy eyes, an irritated nose and throat, and worsened asthma or allergy symptoms. Changing your air filter once a month is a quick DIY way to keep your air clean. However, you can’t handle all your HVAC system’s needs on your own…

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