Welcoming in a new year can be an excellent opportunity to take care of those home improvement projects you have been dreaming about. Many homeowners like to tackle some of these projects on their home improvement wish list because DIY can seem like the cheapest or more affordable option. However, many homeowners skip over the one home improvement project that can save them money all year long…
That won’t be you though!
The Unexpected Home Improvement Project
DIY projects can make a massive difference in the look and feel of your home. Painting the living room can change the dynamic of your home quickly. Putting up new curtains can control lighting issues and add another level of aesthetic appeal. Refurbishing old furniture can completely transform your room. These are all small, easy projects that most anyone can do.
While some DIY projects won’t require following complicated video tutorials or learning how to use power tools, it may not save you more money over time or add value to your house if you plan on selling in the future.
If you are looking for a project that improves the quality of your comfort indoors while adding value and saving you money, you might want to consider replacing your windows.
One of the secrets to making a good investment in your home improvement projects is looking for ones that will be kind to your wallet while saving you money. Homeowners should look for ways to make their homes more energy-efficient. These upgrades and improvements are not only more environmentally friendly, but energy efficient houses, townhouses, and apartments save on utility costs and add value.
Whether you own your home and plan to sell in the future, you own rental properties, or plan to in the future, energy efficiency can be an attractive determining factor in the value of the home. Homebuyers and rental tenants like to know they won’t be paying a fortune during the winter and summer trying to keep their homes comfortable.
Windows And Doors Can Be Drafty
Replacing old windows with new ones is an investment every homeowner should consider. In fact, they should do this even if their home is a more recent build. Depending on when the home was built and what cost-cutting choices were made during construction, it might be worth it to your wallet to consider looking into upgraded windows.
Window replacement can eliminate many drafts or leaks. Also, it more effectively maintains indoor temperatures, especially in areas that experience warmer climates.
Homeowners can save hundreds of dollars each year with updated windows. That’s because you aren’t leaking conditioned air through cracks in old, outdated windows or doors.
One of the best times to replace your windows is during warmer months. Since we live on the Gulf Coast, we don’t have to wait snow to melt to tackle these projects.
Handing small DIY projects can refresh your home quickly and affordably. Plus, it helps you put back more money towards a bigger home improvement projects. For bigger projects like window and door replacement, we recommend professional help. While you can do it on your own, it’s not recommended. Using Folkers, we’ll make the process as seamless and easy as possible.
Get A Free, No-Obligation Quote
At Folkers, we offer free quotes for our home improvement services including windows, doors, shutters, and enclosed patios. We make it easy to plan for your next professional home improvement project. Contact us by phone or fill out our contact form for fast, professional service.