Whether you’ve got a group of people visiting your home for the holiday season, or you want to go into the new year with an updated home environment, you’ve likely got a few home improve projects on your to-do list. Here are some suggestions for making sure that your home looks great throughout all the months of the year.
It’s best to repaint your home’s interior or exterior during the colder months of the year. While this may seem counterintuitive, the brisk air of the winter will make the paint dry faster. Also, prices for hiring a professional painter are usually lower in the winter, so January or February are the best times for a painting project.
March and April are ideal for cleaning the gutters and refinishing the floors. The warm air of the spring is not so hot that the finish for hardwood floors will dry too quickly and make the finish uneven. Cleaning out the gutters before the weather gets warmer can also reduce the chances that mold and mildew will development in the crawl spaces or basement of the home.
If you’re in need of a new refrigerator, wait until May to make the purchase. This is the month that fridges go on sale in preparation for the summer. In June, you can improve the exterior of your home by giving the windows a professional clean and clean the siding of your home to increase curb appeal.
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