As you’re likely to spend a lot more time, home, indoors during winter, it’s a great idea to complete a few home updates, before winter arrives. That will ensure that you’ll enjoy the time that you spend at home with your family during winter, in a cozy, aesthetically pleasing environment. If you’re searching for a bit of inspiration, simply continue reading to discover a list of home renovation projects to complete before the first day of winter arrives.
If you’d like to ensure that your home is warm and toasty during winter, it’s well worth upgrading your flooring before winter arrives. For example, you can’t go wrong having insulation placed under your flooring such as underfloor heating, which will ensure that your flooring isn’t cold to walk in. For example, you may want to invest in having under-floor heating placed in your bathroom. So that your bathroom floors are cold when you walk on them first thing in the morning.
Alternatively, you may just want to replace your flooring with stylish hardwood floors or easy-to-install lino floors before winter, to improve the aesthetic of your home. As completing renovation projects in winter, when it’s more likely to rain heavily, is a lot more difficult than completing home renovation projects during the rest of the year.
Invest in having an HVAC unit placed in your home:
There are numerous benefits of investing in a heat pump for your home. Firstly, modern HVAC units are actually far more cost-effective to heat your home than using heaters. Secondly, HVAC units can be thermostatically controlled to ensure that your home is at the perfect temperature, even in the middle of winter. Some HVAC units can even be controlled via your smartphone, which will allow you to turn your heat pump on, 30 minutes before you leave work, to ensure that you return home to a warm, comfortable environment. Lastly, when summer arrives again, you’ll still get plenty of use out of your HVAC unit, as you’ll be able to use it to adequately cool your home.
Have skylights placed in your home:
Another way to prepare your home for the long, dark winter months is to have skylights placed in the rooms in your home that are prone to getting damp such as your bathrooms and kitchen. As skylights will ensure that plenty of natural sunlight streams into your home, which will prevent your home from becoming damp and developing mold. If there are rooms in your home that don’t get much natural sunlight such as a bedroom in a shady corner of your home, it’s also well worth having skylights placed in these rooms.
So if you are looking to ensure that your home is a warm, cozy spot to spend time in during the winter months, you may want to consider completing all of the 3 home renovation projects before the first day of winter. Especially if you spend a lot more time at home, in winter than you do the rest of the year!
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