January 14, 2019
Projects You Can Take On During the Winter
Winter might seem like an odd time to take on home renovation projects, but the truth is that the cold weather season is the perfect time to pursue certain renovations. Here are some examples.
Many people like to do home renovations during the warm weather months, but there's no reason why you can't pursue some of them during the fall and winter seasons. While you might not need Tacoma, WA replacement windows this winter, there are some things you can do to enhance the performance of the ones you have during the cold weather period. What follows is look at several types of projects that you can take on this winter.
You can start by insulating the windows you already have in place. This means applying caulking to fill in holes and gaps. Failing to do so will allow the cold air to get into your home, and this can make your home feel like an icebox if not corrected. You can also put weather stripping in the window sash. Another suggestion would be to use insulating film on your windows. It should be noted that these insulation tips are useful if your current windows are in good repair. If they're the worse for wear, you might want to consider either repairing what you have or getting replacement windows. You can consult with a replacement window company to figure out your best course of action. And, in case you’re wondering, it’s possible to get new windows put in during the winter. So if you end up needing them, you don’t have to wait.
When it’s too cold outside, there are plenty of projects you can take on inside. One of them is painting. Even during the cold weather season, your furnace will keep your home warm enough for the paint to dry. So get some drop cloths, quality paint and brushes, and then get down to work. Painting is one of those projects that will give you a tangible bang for your buck since it can completely transform a room. If you head down to your local home improvement store, you can usually find a wide selection of quality paint and other supplies.
A relatively easy idea if you’re looking to express some creativity is to install a backsplash in your kitchen. You can pick out the tiles you want and be sure to ask a representative at a big box store about all of the other things you’ll need to complete the project. With the right tools in hand and some instructions from a Youtube video or two, you’ll be well on your way towards creating a kitchen backsplash that you can be proud of for years to come.
These are just some of the things you can do this winter to improve your home. We’ll leave you to it if you want to try out a painting or backsplash project, but we’re here to help if you want to know more about replacement windows in Tacoma, WA. At Puget Sound Window & Door, we specialize in helping people like you to find the perfect window options for their homes. Call us at (253) 904-8658 for a free, no-obligation consultation on your needs and preferences. You can also visit us at 445 E Main Ave, Puyallup, WA 98372 to check out our product line and to speak to our representatives face-to-face. We look forward to serving you.