Saturday, April 13th, 2013
There’s nothing like entering a well-painted living room or a fully refurbished kitchen so when a home starts to deteriorate, it’s time for a fix. Home improvement is the answer to every American need of living pleasantly. According to a USA Today article, “72% of homeowners have at least one home improvement project on their to-do list this year, expecting to spend an average of $4,000, according to an Echo Research survey conducted on behalf of American Express.”
The cost of a Marietta home improvement project, however, can still exceed tight budgets. One suggestion to trim the cost is to think of your home like a car. Since a car should be regularly maintained to prevent unnecessary or future repairs, home maintenance should also be prioritized to prevent future damages. In other words, you can’t allow minor home problems to turn into big ones that will cost you a great deal of money in the future.
Buying used tools found in yard sales or auctions instead of buying new ones to fix a damaged area is also recommended. If buying used equipment is not an option, renting tools like scaffolding and power paint sprayers can save a lot of money. Reusing materials like nails and screws instead of buying a bunch which you will only use once is another option.
When it comes to major home improvement tasks, however, calling reliable contractors like Nehemiah ReConstruction is highly encouraged. Take for example, repairing or replacing windows. Since the job requires precision to match the window’s style with the interior look of a home, only an experienced contractor with an eye for details can handle such arduous task.
Even choosing the right doors can be challenging since they play a crucial role in improving the look of your home. Contractors, however, know how to pick the right type (be it energy-efficient or weather resistant) that will enhance both the appearance and functionality of your house.
Though it can help to take note of important ways to prevent massive home damages, gutter problems, broken windows and the like cannot be prevented due to a multitude of factors that affect the home’s condition as time passes. When disaster finally hits, just make sure to hire a professional for quality home improvement in Marietta GA. Remember, your home is an investment. Don’t let it crumble.
(From Cut Costs and Make Home Improvement Pay Off, USA Today, Published 13 April 2013)