Keep a decorative bucket close to the entrance for holding the wet umbrellas.
Brighten up your space with cheery plants and flowers and take it a notch higher with stylised coffee-table books.
Add a splash of colour with a mix of ceramic and stone vases.
Jazz your space up with textural cushions.
Invest in sheer fabrics that will allow sunlight to stream in.
Pre-check the electrical setups, pipes and other plumbing, as well as leakages.
Wax and oil your furniture, also maintain them instead of purchasing new ones.