Don't let the winter season stop you from remodeling your home. There are a number of home improvement remodeling projects you can do during the winter that will allow you to focus on the inside of the house.
Here are the top five home remodeling projects you can do in the winter to improve your home.
1. Paint the interior of the house.
During the summer months, you are more likely to want to stay under the sun and work on the outside of your home. It's now time to focuse on the inside of the house.Compliment the inside of your home by brightening it up by giving each room a fresh coat of paint, if needed. If you've got a drab room, try a bolder color for a change of pace.
2. Remodel the bathroom. People spend a lot of time in the bathroom. Take a look around your bathroom to see what you can improve. If the skill and money to renovate the whole bathroom is out of the question, you can always address one or two items that need improving. Perhaps you'd like to refinish the bathtub or you could use a new toilet or sink. Now is a good time to tackle those much needed renovations in your bathroom.
3. Improve insulation.
This suggestion for a winter home improvement project can save you a lot on your home heating bills by increasing the insulation in your attic. You can buy rolls of insulation from the home improvement store and install as directed to help contain heat. Also check around your home's windows for any heating that could be escaping as well as cold air that could be coming into the house, by caulking windows and door frames you can stop these heat leaks.
4. Lay new carpet.
If you carpet that needs refreshing, why not pull up the old and put down new carpet? Replace worn down carpet padding if you need to. Replacing the carpet and padding as a winter home improvement project will increase the comfort in your home tremendously.
5. Refinish the kitchen cabinets.
Your kitchen is the heart of the home. If you can use some home improvement in the kitchen, consider refinishing the kitchen cabinets. Perhaps you'll want to go light or darker, or just enhance the color of the cabinets as they are. It's less expensive to refinish cabinets versus buying brand new ones. This winter home improvement project may even lead to more kitchen remodeling projects.
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