Are you waiting until the Spring to start your home remodeling projects? Don’t! Your home is your family’s foundation and it needs to be maintained regularly. Changing seasons bring varying weather conditions that can affect your home, inside and out. If you have considered making interior modeling plans, it might be best to tackle those projects during the winter. Winter comes with shortened daylight hours. Working on indoor remodeling projects during the winter allows you to make the best use of your time when you can’t be outdoors working on exterior projects. Although autumn is the best time to do home improvement projects externally, such as fixing leaky roofs and replacing damaged ones, it is wise to start planning your project now.
With winter upon us and children in school, now is the perfect time to plan and execute indoor remodeling projects. As with any project, research is essential. Be sure to find a contractor of your choice that has been remodeling for a long time. They can guide you through unforeseen delays that may impact your budget and timelines. Contractors work with city officials on a daily basis and are aware of unforeseen delays that may affect your home remodeling project.
Be smart, and consult with your contactor to identify the various permits that will be needed to support your projects. You will need interior remodeling permits if your project involves plumbing, electrical, heating areas and kitchen cabinets. Your outdoor zoning/variance permits can take between 30-90 days to obtain. By working closely with your contractor, you will gain the necessary knowledge and practices that will save you time, which means saving money. Starting your home remodeling projects during the winter season can be very cost effective!
Based on the complexity of your project, a good contractor will take into consideration the complications of the holiday season and how that may inconvenience you and your family, such as weather conditions. Breaking up the project into phases may be suggested. The contractor most likely will schedule your indoor remodeling projects to start now during the winter months. In addition to the execution of your indoor remodeling projects, you should start planning and preparing for your outdoor remodeling projects which may start in the spring. Your contractor can advise you on the best quality materials to purchase for your indoor and outdoor projects. By planning ahead, you can take advantage of sales, and slowly begin to purchase the materials for your outdoor projects in advance at the best price. You can also store these materials now until you are ready to start your spring projects and have everything you need to complete your remodeling project with little or no delays.
We can help with both your indoor and outdoor home remodeling projects. Give us a call today for a free consultation at 978-790-4881, or visit our website at: http://newburyportbuilder.com.
Remember, do not underestimate the value of investing in your family’s foundation. Recall the memories you have spent with your family in the places you cherish the most in your home. Now it’s time to create new memories with a fun and exciting remodel!