What you need to do in the remaining timeBefore the fall of the calendar time? Why is it so important to prepare for the cold season now? How to save time and effort in the seasonal cleaning of your house or apartment? We tell and show in full detail. August already counts down his last hours, and you hope that the beginning of autumn will still give you summer warm and sunny days? We also very much hope for this. But it's better to prepare for cloudy weather and cold weather in advance. Otherwise you will wake up somehow in the morning and instead of a bright September morning you will see a shower, dirt and the first snow outside the window. You will have to rush around the house in search of a warm blanket, rubber boots and medicine for colds. Do you want it? But you need to worry not only that you feel comfortable and happy to meet the autumn - your apartment also needs preparation for a season change. And if you do not choose the time for this now, then it will be more difficult then, because the deferred cases have a habit of not just accumulating, but also multiplying incomprehensibly. So let's dedicate this weekend very important business in your house - and you will see how the inevitable sadness about the passing summer will turn into a joyful expectation of pleasant walks through the autumn forest and a cozy evening with a book by the fireplace. First of all we take out all the clothes and shoes from the cabinets, sort it and remove the summer sarafans, hats, sandals and handkerchiefs in suitcases, boxes, put them on the mezzanine and distant shelves in the wardrobe. In the hallway we hang autumn jackets and raincoats, put waterproof shoes and put a big autumn umbrella. Do not forget to change summer bags for more appropriate coming season. Now we go to the loggia or to the balcony and inspectEverything that is there. If this room performs in your apartment the role of a pantry, think what can be thrown out in order to preempt the place for next "next things that you will then definitely need". Look where you will soon put your bike for the winter - to store it in the winter on the loggia is very convenient. In the event that you were able to turn the loggia into a cozy place for rest, where there is nothing superfluous, think about whether the flowers will be frozen there during the winter, whether you need to transfer the chair to the room, whether it makes sense to leave dishes for tea drinking there. If the loggia is glazed, immediately proceed to theWashing these windows. And then wash and all the windows in the rooms and in the kitchen. Of course, autumn rains will spoil the perfect gloss of the glass, but after you take away all the small debris accumulated in the secluded corners of windows and window sills, you will wipe the frames, wash the glass with ammonia diluted in water, your house will literally shine with freshness and purity. Our opinion: - If you were able to obtain permission to combine a loggia with the room to which it adjoins, it is best to arrange a winter garden in this space. It is not pleasant to sit at a small table with a cup of tea next to the flowering plants and watch the rain outside, the wind is blowing, and your home is warm and cozy! After washing the windows, check whether they fit tightlyAll the closing frames, there will be no rain on the windowsill in autumn, and in winter, before the frame, snow lies. If necessary we glue a warming tape, we change rubber sealants if they have served the term. The next step is in the bathroom. But first we grab the curtains that hung on the windows all summer, and send them to the wash. Meanwhile, in the bathroom, we will check the condition of the pipes, adapters, sanitary ware, cranes. Everything that is going on needs to be replaced or repaired. Pay attention to the state of the bath itself - in winter you will surely often luxuriate in hot water, and do it better. When the curtains are washed and dried, gentlyFold them and also send them to a distant shelf or into a box. And on the windows, hang more dense, winter curtains, which will not let the cold darkness into the room, warmed by a bright artificial light. And you can just combine these curtains from different seasons, adding dark and heavy curtains around the edges. But be sure to observe the rule: the length of the curtains should be the distance from the ceiling - the curtains should be hung under the ceiling - to the floor, plus 5-7 centimeters, due to which you can place the bottom edge of the fabric with beautiful folds. We hope you have already changed all the batteries in the apartmentTo new and effective. Make sure that they do not leak after a test run of the heating system, and if you doubt that the radiators will cope with the heating of the room, place a special screen on the wall behind them, reflecting the heat inside the room. So you can raise the temperature in the house by several degrees. The same effect can be achieved by attaching a battery of culinary metal foil. And to enhance the aesthetic effect, color the battery in a cheerful bright color. Now go around the whole apartment and check,How tightly closed all the doors. Lubricate the hinges so that they do not creak on a winter night, frightening you with thoughts of ghosts. We do not need drafts! And you need to think about getting rid of them now. If your apartment is designed as a studio, this step is doubly important - the wind does not have to echo with a loud echo in a large space. Following our actions will be devoted to preparing the bedroom for "wintering". Get out the dense bed linen and clean the lung, from a thin fabric, until next summer. Now came the turn of warm blankets, knitted bedspreads and pillows. Lay them on the couches and beds, and even when looking at them you will feel how warm the body and soul. Remember how nice it is to go barefoot on a hot dayKicking on the cool floor? Forget it. Place a carpet in the bedroom, in the living room, put the rug in the hallway and in the kitchen. This will add both physical and psychological comfort in the autumn-winter period. Our opinion: - Even if your house has a "warm floor" technology, do not refuse at least a small carpet. They make any room much more comfortable, if not to say that this is their main task, since it is difficult to imagine in our time blown all winds apartments with ice floors. The light day is steadily decreasing, insolationOur homes and apartments will also be inadequate for several months. Partly compensate for this can be additional light sources that are convenient to place under the ceiling on decorative cords, at the couch on the wall, on the desktop or near the mirror. Enhance the sense of heat and light withCandles, which we advise you to arrange in different rooms and light as necessary: when the guests come - in the living room; Want to soak in the warm water - light those that put in the bathroom; There will be a desire to spend a romantic evening - at your service are candles in the bedroom. Now is the time to do indoor plants. If you have them, you probably know when it's time to cut off excess branches and stems, what to do with the processes and where to put the flowering plant at this time of year. Just remind you that it needs to be given some time. And if there are no plants in your house yet, buy a couple and put, for example, in the living room. So you will bring in your house a little summer green on the eve of the inevitable autumn. Despite the fact that all summer things are a good timeLeave for winter storage, leave some signs of heat, sea, beach, grass, sun and wildlife in your apartment. It can be a summer wicker bag by the couch, ... These little things do not hurt to bring the spirit of autumn to your house, but will gently remind you that after any wilting and cooling you should again heat, flourish, a new life.