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Major Home Renovation Ideas to Survive the Summer Season

Major Home Renovation Ideas to Survive the Summer Season

Major Home Renovation Ideas to Survive the Summer Season – Everyone has their own way to spend the warm days of summer. For some, it is about relaxing at the beach, planning outdoor trips, summer camps, and BBQs. For homeowners, summer is the ideal time to pay attention to all the indoor and outdoor remodeling or home improvements that are necessary to survive the scorching sun.

As we are now entering into the summer season, there are numerous home remodeling projects that you can embark on to add value to your house.

While some of these projects might need professional assistance, others can easily be performed as a DIY project. Let’s have a look.

Install Energy Efficient Windows

As per the Lake Mary Realtors, energy-efficient windows are not only great to avoid the heat but they also add value to your house. Energy efficient windows offer security while enhancing the overall appeal of your house.

These windows are also best to cut down energy costs as they save the running cost of your HVAC systems by protecting from high humidity and summer heat.

Kitchen Remodeling

Summer is the best time to carry out your kitchen remodeling. While the kitchen renovation is in progress you can easily manage to cook and eat outside.

As per Sanford Florida Realtors, many homeowners conveniently vacate the kitchen during summer for a remodeling project. Kitchen remodeling not only improves its comfort, efficiency and design but also boosts the value of your house by almost 60%.

Pool Cleaning

This is probably the most preferred and a highly prioritized project to be performed before the summer season. Your pool provides the ultimate fun in the sun and the favorite spot for kids as well as adults during the hot summer season.

This means that the pool cleaning task must be on top of your list. This includes cleaning of debris, monitoring water chemistry, water analysis, vacuuming and brushing or installation of backwash filters.

Programmable Thermostat

As per the Lake Mary realtors, a programmable thermostat is now a necessity that increases the value of your house as well as saves money in terms of energy bills.

A programmable thermostat helps maintain adequate temperature throughout the day. This upgrade can help you save almost $180 in terms of HVAC cost per year. To get utmost convenience and complete control over your HVAC system, you can also opt for Wi-Fi enabled thermostat that can easily be operated by your Smartphone.

Fresh Coat of Paint

Take advantage of this lovely warm season and increase the value of your house by applying a fresh coat of paint. This will also spruce up the house’s curb appeal.

This is one of the quickest home remodeling projects that can be done as a DIY project. According to Sanford Florida Realtors, a fresh coat of paint (every year) adds value to the sales price of a house. Moreover, you can easily get this done during summer season without worrying about dust storms or rain.

If you are looking to buy a new house to carry out these summer renovations, head over to Megan Dowdy Realty straight away.

Megan Dowdy

Megan Dowdy is a seasoned real estate broker, educator, and entrepreneur. A native of Orlando, she is one of its biggest promoters and is familiar with all that Orlando has to offer. She attended Lake Highland Preparatory School, obtained a business degree from The Calloway School of Business at Wake Forest University, and then obtained her Masters in Hospitality and Tourism Management from The University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management.

Her passion for bringing hospitality and service to real estate is a rare find in the industry. Building relationships that begin with the first transaction and carry on over years is what Megan thrives on. Communication and accessibility are of the utmost importance to providing a high level of service – and Megan prides herself on those!

When she isn’t representing clients in the purchase of real estate, Megan is teaching, as an Adjunct Instructor, at The University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management. She teaches the future leaders of the industry numerous courses ranging from Guest Services Management, to Marketing, to Hospitality Communications.

Giving back is also a major theme in Megan’s life. Megan is a Founder, Board of Directors President, and Hospitality Committee Chair of The AutoNation Cure Bowl; Orlando’s newest NCAA post season college football game set to kickoff on December 19, 2015. All proceeds from the game go directly to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation where ninety-one cents of every dollar raised goes directly to research, and finding a cure for cancer. She also maintains strong relationships with each of her alma maters, even holding a position on the Alumni Board of Directors at Lake Highland Preparatory School in downtown Orlando.

Megan is also a licensed Real Estate Instructor and holds two designations: Accredited Buyer’s Representative and Graduate Realtor Institute; also, two certifications: Florida Military Specialist and Military Relocation Professional.

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