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Remodeling  /  June 28, 2022

Summertime Is Renovation Time

Renovate during summer

The long, cold winter months are a time for warming by the fire or streaming movies and relaxing on the sofa. No one feels motivated to perform household renovations or projects during the winter. Still, most people have projects they need or want to be completed for the warmer weather. Whether you have minor DIY projects or large-scale plans requiring remodelling services in Etobicoke, the summer is the perfect time to get things done. 

1. More Daylight Hours

During the spring and early summer, people experience lengthening days. During peak season, the sun can stay out until well after 9:00 pm. Even if you work until six, you still have a few daylight hours to get some extra work down around the house.

The longer daylight hours also mean that weekend warriors have more time. Imagine getting up at 7:00 am and experiencing 14 hours of sunlight. The weekends quickly become promisingly productive. 

The longer daylight hours also provide greater opportunities for professional services. With more daylight, workers can stay on job sites for longer, especially when working outdoors. Suddenly, the landscape project that would have taken over a week in the fall and winter can be finished in only a few days or a single weekend.

2. Corresponding Vacation

If you are like most people, you prefer to take your family vacation in the summer months, when kids are off from school, and your office is away from its busy season. If you have several DIY projects, your summer vacation time provides the perfect opportunity to get a few things done. 

However, a massive project with a corresponding vacation is best. If you want to remodel your bathroom or kitchen, it is best if your family is not in the home. Construction companies take up a lot of room, make a lot of noise, and leave a trail of sawdust over everything. Whenever possible, most professional services recommend that families stay away from the house while working.

If you can take a weekend away with the family while professionals rehab your home, it is best for everyone. You eliminate injury risks and ensure remodelers have free rein to do what needs to be done. Project managers will keep you informed during the entire process, providing video walk-throughs and continuous forms of communication.

3. More Time To Enjoy

If you hire home renovation services, you will have more time to enjoy the results. Professionals possess the skills, tools, and expertise to get a job done right, efficiently and the first time. Many homeowners believe they know what a project entails, but with limited experience, they often cost themselves more money and delays.

Professionals understand all aspects of a project, from materials to permit regulations. Because of their extensive knowledge and experience, professionals can provide realistic estimates and timelines, meaning fewer, if any, delays. 

A professional service allows you more time to enjoy the results. For example, a professional can finish an outdoor deck or patio design on the weekend, allowing you to enjoy the finished project for the entire summer season, including all those long summer nights.

Renovations require a lot of work, meaning many hours of labour. The winter months have limited daylight hours, meaning extended project timelines. The summer provides maximum hours of natural light, and it often corresponds to planned or expected vacations. While DIY efforts sometimes make sense, large-scale remodels require the experienced hands of a construction professional. If you are interested in a summertime remodel, contact one of the many experts with Handyman Connection to schedule a project estimate. All professionals have the required licenses, insurance, and experience.

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