The winter is not usually a time when homeowners in Maryland think about remodeling their home’s exterior. With the craziness of the holidays at the start of the season and the worry of snow throughout the mid and late winter period, a home exterior remodeling project is probably the last thing on your mind. However, savvy homeowners know that the winter is actually the best time to start planning a home exterior remodeling project for a number of reasons. Whether you’d like to update your siding, install new gutter guards, or simply repaint your home, here are a few reasons why you should start planning your project now!
Lock In Your Contractors
Contractors tend to fill out their schedules as soon as hints of warmer weather start appearing. Spring is by far the busiest season for contractors as we get calls from homeowners looking to schedule those big projects they’ve been putting off all winter. But by starting to plan out your next home exterior remodeling project this winter, you can get a head start and get your project in your contractor’s calendar early, ensuring that you don’t have to wait for an opening to clear out.
Materials May Be Less Expensive
Just about every project requires the purchase of materials, so consider the benefits of locking down your project early. During the spring, all of the other homeowners in Maryland with a home remodeling project will need to have materials secured for their own needs. The demand for these materials pushes up the price and makes these projects more expensive as a whole. By starting to work with your contractor this winter, you may be able to secure the materials you need for your project at non-peak season prices.
Giving Your Project the Time It Deserves
Planning a home exterior remodeling project can take a lot of time and attention. You want to make sure that your plans serve the needs of your home and family. A well thought-out project is always preferable to one that is hastily drawn up and implemented. Luckily, planning isn’t dependent on the weather, so you have all winter to consider your options!
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Schaefer Siding & Exteriors provides a huge variety of services for your home, from window installation to roofing repair. We are EPA certified, a Hardie Preferred Remodeler, VSI Certified, and a CertainTeed 5-Star Contractor. We take an immense amount of pride in the quality of our work and know that you will love the finished result. We have 40 years of experience in giving our customers high-quality roofs, siding, and more. To get a quote or learn more, give us a call at 410-781-4028 or visit us online. To get more tips, follow us on Houzz, YouTube, Pinterest, Facebook, Google+, and Twitter.