Top 11 Summer Home Improvement Projects
Top 11 Summer Home Improvement Projects
For Your Lancaster County PA Home
The Top Projects You Need To Do This Summer
Summer is a time in which most Lancaster County, PA, homeowners are enjoying the great outdoors. You may be spending more time around the pool, enjoying the sights of the area, or just relaxing on the patio.
Since you may be spending time out of your home this summer, it is a great time to start planning those summer home improvement projects now so you don’t have to worry later.
Improve Or Build A New Deck For Your
Lancaster County PA Home
What better way to enjoy your Lancaster, PA, home than to have an outdoor area that lets you reap the benefits Mother Nature has to offer? A new deck or even updating the old deck that you have to make it larger and more accommodating is a huge summer project that many homeowners are considering.
Consider building a deck that is going to allow for features such as:
- More seating
- A grill or kitchen area to be installed
- Accommodate a fire pit
The deck of your home needs to be an extension of your home into the outdoors so everyone can enjoy it.
Wash The Exterior Of Your Home
This is a home improvement project that many people include on their to-do list every summer. Washing the exterior of your home ensures it will look nice throughout the warmer summer months.
Pressure wash the siding or brick, walkway, deck, and other areas of your home. While washing the exterior of your home, you can wash your windows while you are at it.
Remodel The Basement
Have you always wanted your basement to have more use than just being a dark area where items accumulate in? If so, then this summer may be time to remodel your basement.
You could even turn your basement into one of the following:
- A new home office
- Workout room for the entire family
- Media room
- State-of-the-art laundry area
- Guest rooms
- Lounge room complete with bar
Whatever you turn your basement into, you will not be sorry, as this is making the best use of the space and adding livable square footage to your home.
Build A Backyard Shed
Backyard sheds are becoming popular additions to homes all over the country. There are many homeowners who use their sheds for storing items that they are tired of having in their garage, while other homeowners use their sheds as a space for a creative outlet. After all, who hasn’t heard of a ‘she-shed’?!
Time For The Addition You Have Always Wanted
Have you always thought that when the time was right, you would add on a new master bath? Or maybe you have always wanted to add a sunroom to your home? Either way, now is the time to think about a home addition.
Summer weather is often dry and allows for construction crews to easily add on the addition to your home that you have always wanted to have. Thanks to the dry weather, you are not going to need to worry about delays due to poor weather conditions.
Complete Those Painting Projects
How long has it been since your home’s interior was painted? For those who are tired of the bland colors they have now, then it may be time for a change.
When it comes to colors, you are going to find that anything goes—it is all about showing your personal taste and personality. So take some time to find paint colors that brighten up the room and enhance your furnishings.
Upgrade Your Kitchen To Make It Functional And Beautiful
If you have always dreamed of having a kitchen that is magazine-worthy, this summer may be the time to take the plunge on remodeling or upgrading your current kitchen. Some of the decor ideas being used in kitchens this year include:
- Stainless steel appliances
- Open cabinet concept designs that are also minimalist
- Countertops that go with any color of cabinets
- Cabinets in unique colors, not just wood tones
Making detailed notes on what your dream kitchen looks like is the best way for your home Lancaster County contractor to make it happen.
Spruce Up Your Landscaping
The landscaping around your home is a huge part of your curb appeal. During the summer, this can be a project the entire family gets in on. You may want to consider:
- Planting shrubs to help cover bare spots throughout the year
- Hanging plants from your deck or porch
- Planting flowers meant to attract bees and other insects that are considered endangered
- Adding plants to the walkway to make your home more inviting
Turn Your Outdated Bathroom Into The
Bathroom Of Your Dreams
Ready to have a bathroom that would rival a luxury hotel? If so, a bathroom remodel should definitely be on your to-do list this summer!
Some of the items to consider with a bathroom remodel include:
- Smart technology throughout the bathroom
- Flooring that is heated
- New tubs or showers with all the extras
- Towel warmers
The more time you spend on the luxurious aspects of the bathroom, the more you are going to enjoy the end results!
Dive Into Installing A Pool
Is this the year that you dive into your own pool? The start of summer is when a lot of homeowners decide to install a pool of their own.
Whether you get an in-ground or above-ground pool, you may want to consider doing this home improvement project at the same time as upgrading your decking. This way, the two can blend into one another and completely transform your outdoor space.
Reseal The Driveway
During the summer, most homeowners will reseal their driveway. And if you are working with a gravel driveway, it may be time to convert to blacktop for aesthetic and convenience purposes.
MBC Remodeling For Your Summer Projects
While summer is the time for many home improvement projects, you don’t have to do this on your own! Here at MBC Remodeling we offer room additions, basement remodeling, bathroom remodeling, deck remodeling and builds, and kitchen remodeling.
We have tons of satisfied customers who have let us handle their summer project list so they can enjoy these upgrades and their summer! For your Lancaster, PA home this summer, contact us or call at (717) 371-5136 for a free consultation on your summer home improvement projects.