Well summer is final just around the corner, here in Ohio that makes us very excited! As we all start spending more time outside and make the most of the longer days, now is the time to start preparing your house for summer.
Dependable Construction has few ideas to get your summer home improvement schedule started:
Whether it’s painting inside or outside, summer is the best time to get the job done. When painting outside, summer means you don’t have to deal the cold and your paint freezing. You also don’t have to deal with all the rain that we see during the spring time. When you are doing the work inside, you have the advantage of keeping all the windows wide open for the best ventilation and drying. Small jobs can be a fun DIY family project, while large projects are better for companies like Dependable Construction.
For many homeowners, summer is the season we spend most of our time tending to the lawn. The warmer weather and longer days are conducive to outside work, planting flowers, mulching the flower beds, installing a garden. Summer is the season when you get the most reward for your efforts. A little landscaping can go a long way when it comes to beautifying your property.
- Gutter Maintenance
With the final stretch of spring, there’s a good chance leaves, branches and other debris have accumulated in your gutters. And while it may be the least glamorous of home improvement jobs, gutter clearing is one of the most important. Without checking on a regular bases, gutters will get clogged causing poor water flow leading to roof leaks, rotted framing and mold. Clearing out the gutters and cutting back the trees and vegetation surrounding your home this summer is a great way to avoid costly problems in the long run.
- Repairing Decks and Patios
Summertime means barbecues with family and friends, baking in the sun and entertaining guest. With that in mind, maximizing your outdoor space can be the perfect way to enjoy the beautiful weather, and add value to your home. Fixing up a nice a backyard deck or patio can be one of the best home improvement projects. It allows you to have your own little relaxing oasis right in your backyard. Also provides a great place for entertaining. All this while helping increase the resale value, This area will make an impact to buyers who can see themselves hosting parties in the very same space.”
- Roofing and Siding
While summer is a great time to tackle those DIY jobs you’ve been putting off, it is also a great time to think about larger remodeling projects. After another harsh winter, it is common for homes to start showing signs of wear and tear in the bright summer sunshine. Now is the ideal time to think about roofing and siding upgrades. The consistent weather means you do not have to contend with rain delays, and the longer days mean contractors like Dependable Construction can deliver bigger projects in quicker time.
When it comes to outdoor remodeling projects, putting on a new roof is the hardest. As the most important part of your home’s weatherproofing and insulation system, a good roof can save on heating and cooling bills. While a bad roof installation, on the other hand, can lead to all kinds of headaches and repair bills down the road. A cheap roof is never a quality roof, a quality roof is never cheap.