Why Winter Is the Best Time For Home Remodeling

Waiting on a remodeling project to finish can bring a lot of anxiety. Before you take on a remodelling project, you’ll have to put aside some cash and interview multiple contractors. You’ll schedule the project according to their availability and your needs.

Scheduling a project can be difficult. It may seem reasonable to schedule a remodeling project during the summer time when you aren’t so busy; but do you really want to have the kids running around the house while the contractors are drilling in cabinets and other fixtures?

Save yourself the trouble and schedule your home remodeling project for the winter; the winter months happens to be the best time for remodeling for various reasons.

Check them out here:

Contractor Availability

First and foremost, contractors are more easily available during the winter than they are in any other time of the month. In peak season, scheduling an appointment with a qualified contractor can be difficult.

In the winter, contractors aren’t as busy; they will be happy to meet you for a consultation. With more time on their hands, you can rest assured that they’ll give your project all the attention it needs.

Faster Approval

Some remodeling projects require special permits from the government. In the winter season, government agencies are relatively less busy therefore it’s much easier to obtain any permits you may need.

It’s Cheaper

Remodeling projects aren’t cheap but because contractors aren’t as busy in the winter season they may offer you a lower price. Also, home improvement shops are looking to clear out their inventory so they often offer discounts during the season.

There’s no better way to lower the cost of a remodel than to schedule it for the winter; the costs are reduced significantly.

Exterior Vs. Interior Projects

If you’re nervous about scheduling an exterior remodeling project during the winter than you need not worry. As long as there’s no snow settled on the ground, exterior remodeling projects are not a problem.

It’s actually easier to dig into the ground and pour in concrete during the colder times of the year than the summer months.

Vacation Time

Don’t want to stay home during the remodeling? No problem, you can leave for vacation! When you’re working with a contractor you trust, there’s really no need for you to stick around while the remodelling is happening.

Once you’ve developed a meticulous plan with your contractor, it’s perfectly fine for you to go away for some time while they work on your house.

Oakridge Remodeling are specialists in remodeling commercial and residential projects in Regina, Saskatchewan during the winter. We carefully plan each project with our clients before preparing designs for their interior/exterior projects. We offer bathroom remodeling, kitchen remodeling, basement remodeling and more.  Get in touch with us at 1-306-993-1170 for more information.