Even though you have a long list of home improvement chores that you want to complete as soon as possible, you don’t have to get overwhelmed. There are certain tasks that are best completed at specific times of the year, so here are some suggestions that will help you maintain your home improvement schedule, in the midst of all the other obligations you have to fulfill.
During the winter months of January and February it’s best to paint the outside and interior of your home. The cold air will make the paint dry faster and cause less streaks.
The spring months of March and April are best for clearing out the gutters and relishing hardwood floors. The weather is warm enough for a few outdoor home improvement products, but not hot enough to keep flooring finishing solution from drying improperly.
In May, it’s best to buy large appliances like refrigerators, since these will be going on sale in preparation for the summer season. June is also a great months for making sure that the windows are professionally washed. In July, you can fertilize your lawn to make your grass looks its best, and to prepare for any flowers or edible plants that you grow. Fertilization also keeps weeds from taking over your garden or lawn.
Since the weather has cooled down some by August, this is also a good time to paint the outside of your home if you didn’t get around to it in the winter. For more great tips on how to keep your home looking great all year round, visit www.huffingtonpost.com.