Tips for Planning Home Improvements in 2016

Monday, January 18 2016 11:04 AM

Now that 2016 is here, it’s a good time to start thinking about any home improvement projects you want to tackle this year. Winter is a good time to plan outdoor projects as well as complete interior projects while outdoor weather is too frigid. While you’re considering what projects to tackle, here some things to keep in mind.

Prioritize Your Needs

What is the most glaring need in your home right now in terms of improvement? Obviously every home has a list of items that need to be addressed, but figure out wherehome remodeling tips for 2016 you can get the most bang for your buck.

Are your windows letting in cold air? Is your roof leaking? Is the siding on your house in need of replacement? Maybe you need new cabinets or countertops, or perhaps you want to get a head start on a deck or patio project for the spring and summer? If you’re selling your home in the foreseeable future, what projects could add the most value in terms of resale? Whatever your needs are, make a list of the most crucial projects that need to be completed this year to get you started.

Get Inspired

It’s easy to get “home improvement fever” when thinking about all the things you could do to spruce up your home in the upcoming year – and that’s not a bad thing! Reading magazines, surfing websites and visiting home improvement stores are all good ways to visualize amazing projects for your home. The more time you spend planning and getting inspired, the better you’ll be able to know exactly what you want when you pick a project.

Set a Budget

The holidays have just passed and money can be tight, but don’t let that dissuade you from getting started. Figure out how much you can budget for any upcoming projects and plan accordingly. Give yourself enough time to save and budget, you’ll be able to get more out of each project. Get prices on materials, talk to your remodeling company and get a realistic idea of how much each project on your list will cost.

If you have any questions or need a free estimate on any of your upcoming remodeling projects for 2016, give All Seasons Construction a call today at 316-685-1700.

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