If you are thinking about having renovations done on your home, one thing that you will find is the price can fluctuate based on when you have them done. Below are the four seasons and the remodeling projects that you should have done during those seasons.
House Painting – Although it may seem like the time that you should paint your house, based on your climate it might be better to do it during the fall. A lot of people power wash during the fall, and that is very important to do when you are preparing to wash your house. Before scheduling your house to be power washed and painted, it’s a good ideal to check with someone who does these services on how you can time them the best.
Average Cost: On Average, having your home’s exterior painted is $2,574.
Install A/C – Fall is also a good time to have your AC serviced or have a new one put in. you’re going to avoid having to wait and you’ll know that your home’s going to be cool again next summer.
Average Cost – On average, a new AC unit will cost $5,304.
Have a deck built – If you’re interested in having a deck to sit on during the warmer months, a good idea is to have it done during the winter. Your deck designer is going to have to map out the plan prior to construction beginning, and since winter is the slowest month, they will want to get any work they can.
Average Cost: On average, it will cost $6,989.
Bathroom Renovations – One of the most popular times to remodel your bathroom is in July through September. If you want to give your bathroom a new look with new flooring, tile, or anything else, a more economical and pleasant time to do it is to contact someone during the winter. The price is going to be lower and they’ll be happy for the work.
Average Cost: On average, a bathroom remodel will cost about $9,482.
Put in New Windows – This is something that a lot of people have done during the summer. But if you want to make sure that you’re getting new windows without the wait, having it done in the spring is a good idea.
Average cost: On average you will pay $5,019 for new window installation and for repairing them it will cost about $312.
Have Your Fireplace Fixed Up – When the weather is hot, you aren’t thinking about sitting by a fire and other people aren’t either. That’s a big reason why it’s a good idea to have your fireplace remodeled or cleaned. Whether it’s cracks being repaired, painting it, or fixing your mantel, summer is the best time to have your fireplace cared for since people aren’t thinking about a fire when it’s hot.
Average Cost: You’ll pay on average $2,026 to install a new wood stove or fireplace. For repairs, you will pay around $445.
New Furnace Installation – If you want a new heating system or furnace, chances are that you will have less of a wait time during the summer. One thing to remember is that there are some who only have seasonal operations.
Average Cost: You will pay on average $4,179 for a new furnace installation and $287 for repairing on.
If you follow these suggestions, chances are that you will have the work done faster and for less money than if you had them done other times of the year. Avoid the rush, have the work done and enjoy the time of year. You won’t regret it.
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