5 Home Improvement Projects To Accomplish This Summer

5 Home Improvement Projects To Accomplish This Summer


As the hottest season of the year, summer can be the perfect time to relax at the beach, take part in outdoor events, holiday with the family and host BBQs. For plenty of homeowners however, it’s also the right time to carry out some important home improvement projects in ideal weather conditions. These are 5 home improvement projects to start this summer that can effectively add more value to your home.

Energy Efficient Windows
During hot days, installing energy efficient windows can be a top priority. If your home has old, broken or worn out windows, this will not only improve the resale value of your home but also improve energy efficiency. Upgrading your windows is certain to be a summer home renovation that earns a return on investment. Energy efficient windows provide security and improve your home’s appearance, while simultaneously protecting you from heat and high humidity, and saving you costs from running your air conditioner. A permit is not required for replacing windows unless you’re planning on cutting a hole into the wall. Be sure to give professional home builders a call before beginning on this home improvement.

Paint And Wallpapers
Repainting or changing the colour of your interiors can be an excellent way to spruce up your home. Repainting an entire section of your house can be costly however, adding a touch here and there to parts of your home interior is a good way to save time and money. Painting your home interiors is ideal during the summer months as you can open all your windows to allow for proper ventilation and drying. If you do decide to use expert house builders, be sure that they are lead-safe certified and that they follow correct safety guidelines.

Upgrade Your Front Door
Upgrading your front door has proven to add significant value to your home and a return on investment. With significant savings in terms of heating and cooling costs, a front door upgrade also helps to transform the look and feel of your home. An upgrade to your front door during summer can be completed within one weekend and allows you to improve both the look of your house, as well as energy efficiency, without breaking the bank.

Remodel Your Kitchen
A kitchen remodel is common during summer, allowing you to cook and eat outside while the weather is nice. Depending on what type of upgrades you’re looking to implement, a project can take weeks, if not months to complete however, it not only enhances efficiency, comfort and design but also boosts the value of your home. Be sure to decide on which aspects of your kitchen you want to change, while taking into account your budget, taste and how you would want your kitchen to look like. This can assist you in selecting the most suitable and affordable ideas that can transform your kitchen.

Clean and Repair Gutters
Gutter cleaning and repairs can be often neglected, so what better time to do this home maintenance project than in summer? Gutters protect your foundation and siding by collecting water runoff from your roof and diverting it away. Storms during spring can often fill your gutters with leaves and block the regular flow of water. Gutter maintenance is an inexpensive project that ensures good drainage, while also preparing your home for the fall season. Be sure to check your gutters regularly for any cracks and leakages and get them repaired as soon as possible.

Implementing these summer home improvement projects will not only enhance your home’s appearance and productivity but it will also make your home more energy efficient. Take advantage of the splendid summer season by improving your home’s longevity, while significantly reducing your utility bills for years to come. For all of your home renovation needs, reach out to the experts at Finch Constructions and they will be happy to assist you.