As temperatures begin to rise in the spring, it’s easier to work on home improvement projects both inside and out. Here are 5 home renovation ideas for this spring.
Have your heating bills slowly increased even though you’ve taken steps to keep them down? If so, it may be time for a window replacement. Windows are regularly exposed to the elements, so eventually, they need to be replaced. The good news is that window technology and materials available have improved significantly, which help regulate the temperature in your home and possibly keep your monthly energy bills down.
Whether you have bay, awning, picture, casement, bow, or double-hung windows, a vinyl window replacement can be a good choice for your home. Vinyl windows are a good option since they’re inexpensive, energy efficient, durable, and easy to maintain.
If you experienced any leaks or weather damage to your roof during the winter, you’ll want to consider a roof replacement. While replacing a roof is a significant home renovation, it can usually be done relatively fast by a local professional contractor.
During your initial consultation with a SERVICEfinder roofing professional, they’ll go over materials available, project cost, and dates for completion. Many homeowners choose asphalt shingles since they’re easy to install, cost-effective, and come in various colors. Asphalt shingles are also available in different designs, to give your roof a different look.
Cool down with a new air conditioner
Are you prepared for the summer when temperatures rise? If not, you should consider upgrading your air conditioner. With a new AC unit or heat pump, you can easily control the temperature throughout your home. Not only will this keep you cool during the summer, but it could potentially save you some money on your energy bills if you purchase an ENERGY STAR® rated unit.
There are many types of air conditioners available. Most homeowners prefer A/C units that use the same ductwork as their furnace since it will distribute air evenly. Alternatively, there are also ductless air conditioners that can help keep specific rooms cool throughout the day.
Get new doors
One easy way to add curb appeal to your home is with new doors. Doors come in a variety of colors, styles and materials, so you have many choices. You could also add or upgrade your patio and storm doors.
Besides aesthetic reasons, getting a new door installed might be necessary if your door gives you trouble when you open or close it or if you are noticing drafts. A new door can help prevent heat or cool air from escaping your home and help keep your home’s temperature more comfortable.
Another spring home renovation is to add new siding to your home’s exterior. If you’re unsure whether you need a siding replacement, look for signs such as siding that doesn’t lay flat against your home, or any physical damage. If you’re seeing water damage on your interior walls, that could also be a sign to get new siding.
Many different siding materials are available, but the most popular are vinyl, fiber cement, and composite. When choosing materials, consider the weather and climate of your area.
Get your project started now with a free, no-obligation consultation
Every home renovation project has its own unique challenges, which is why you should speak to a local SERVICEfinder professional contractor. During your no-obligation consultation, they can go over design choices, costs, and timelines. Spring is the perfect time to start your home renovations, so get in touch now.