Most Popular Summer Home Improvement Projects for You!
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Summer is the time to take care of all the home improvements you have been putting off for some time. This is the time to give your home some much-needed TLC – not only will it increase the overall value of your home, but it will make you feel better about your home. Take a look at some of the most popular summer home improvement projects.
Best Summer Home Improvement Projects
01. Power Washing Your House
Power wash your home to eliminate things like mold, mildew, and algae, which can result in long-term wear and tear on a home. A good power washing can spruce up the dirtiest of homes by removing built-up dirt, grime, and debris.
02. Deck Renovation of Your House
Freshen up your deck with a coat of (waterproof) stain. Clean out cracks and spaces between boards. Hammer down any nail heads that aren’t flush with the deck surface before you get started.
03. Reseal Your Driveway
If you have an asphalt driveway, you can extend its lifespan by resealing it. If you live in an area that gets a lot of precipitation or gets really hot in the summer – your driveway likely takes a beating and should be resealed more often. The average time is 3-7 years.
04. Landscape Improvement
Landscaping can give your house a nice facelift. Consider stone pavers or a classic brick path to your front door. Plant shrubs and flowers, pull all the weeds, edge your lawn and paint your front door.
05. Outdoor Kitchen Construction
Build an outdoor kitchen so that your cooking supplies are by your side. Outdoor living spaces provide a place to cook and entertain while never having to pop inside to check on dinner. While you are making food in the courtyard, guests can meet around and socialize as dinner is being prepared. In your outdoor kitchen, you and your family can celebrate holidays, parties, summer barbeques or enjoy the great outdoors in your leisure time.
Los Angeles Trends for Home Improvement
We see many Los Angeles homes for sale with trendy home improvements. Updated homes with new finishes that reflect the latest trends. For starters, folks seem to be shying away from the darker shaded wooden floors and installing lighter, warmer tones of wood. Folding glass doors to the outdoor space is becoming increasingly popular.
Another popular trend in California is to modernize the kitchen. Appliances connected to your smartphone or tablet can brew your coffee in the morning or turn lights on and off, and refrigerators can notify you when things are low. Higher ceilings are popular- making your room seem larger. Don’t just stop with higher ceilings though, add unique ceiling designs such as vaulted or tray ceilings to add some flair and elegance to your home.