Welcome the New Year With a Bang
The new year is coming and I bet you have some resolutions around your 2016 home improvements. If so, here is a guide to help you start planning.
Take Care of Your Home and Investment
The New Year presents a good opportunity to take care of your home. It’s one of your biggest financial assets so well worth protecting by adding value and enhancing to suit your lifestyle.
Change the Look with a New Front Door
Want to improve your street appeal and give your home a new external look? It doesn’t need to be expensive.
Why not try a new front door? You can either replace it or repaint it for a new look. You can also redo the entrance. The slightest changes can do a lot for your home’s appeal. If you choose to repaint it, then best talk to a professional painter to use the right type of paint. Talk to a carpenter or builder as well to see your options on redoing your entrance.
Prepare For The Hot Weather
The temperature can get pretty high this time of year. It’s a good time to look at ways you can cool down your home and save money on massive air-conditioning bills. Some ideas include:
- Ceiling fans
- Protective blinds and shutters
- A covered patio or deck
- Landscaping around the home to protect your rooms from harsh sunlight
Don’t Have a Huge Home Renovation Budget? Choose One Key Space!
If you cannot afford to renovate the entire home then you can choose to just work on one key area of the home. You have many options like the kitchen, bathroom, living room and bedrooms among others. Decide which is the most important to you and set the goal of improving that space.
If you are not sure, you can get the help of an interior designer. You do not need to make big changes. Simply changing a thing or two can make a difference especially if you are limited by budget. For instance, installing a new bathtub, repainting a room or changing the tiles or flooring can go a long way in giving your home the lift it needs. Adding cabinets can also help add value and get you extra space if needed. Check with a professional cabinet maker to know your options.
Find Builders and Other Tradesmen for your Home Repairs and Renovation
If you are looking for good tradesmen or builders to help with your home renovation, why not let our free Tradebusters tradesmen concierge assist you. Tell us about your renovation needs and a member of our team will get back to you shortly to help you through the process.