5 Easy Ways To Improve Your Chicago Home This Winter
Most homeowners probably wonder if remodeling during the winter, especially a Chicago winter, is a good idea.While some home improvements like exterior painting may be better left for warmer weather, there are plenty of fast and easy ways to make home improvements no matter what the weather’s like outside.
Take a look at these 5 easy home improvement ideas from our handyman contractors at Gary’s Home and Bathroom Remodeling if you’re looking for ways to improve your Chicago home this winter.
Add Insulation To The Attic
Heat rises, so making sure your home stays warm this winter with good attic insulation is a great idea. Most homes in Chicago are poorly insulated, so adding insulation to the attic is a must. Insulating your attic is a project your local handyman can handle for you. Improve your home’s comfort level and save on your energy bills this winter with more attic insulation!
Sealing Your Home To Improve Energy Efficiency
If your attic insulation is just fine as it is, sealing around the windows and doors is another energy efficiency job your Chicago handyman can do. Cracks around the door waste a lot of energy and unsealed windows are constantly leaking your heated air out. Your handyman can caulk and seal all the cracks and gaps on the exterior surfaces of your house.
Get New Flooring For The Kitchen
Your kitchen gets the most foot traffic throughout the day, so replacing the kitchen floor is a great home improvement project for the wintertime in Chicago. Whether you want a laminate floor or tile, your local handyman would be happy to lay new flooring in your kitchen so you can improve the function and beauty of your home.
Update The Electrical Outlets
Updating the electrical outlets to GFCI outlets is a great home improvement idea for the winter. It’s an easy process to do for your local handyman who’s experienced and licensed to do electrical work. If you’re looking for a Chicago handyman who can help you update your electrical system or improve your home, call Gary’s Home and Bathroom Remodeling for an affordable estimate.
Upgrade Your Plumbing Fixtures
Making a few plumbing fixture upgrades in the kitchen and bathrooms is an affordable home improvement option that’ll make your life easier. Plumbing fixture upgrades are a great idea to do during the wintertime because they’re quick and easy to do no matter what time of year it is.
Check the water inlet lines behind the toilet too, is the shut-off valve rusted shut? Repairing things like this now will prevent leaks later.