What’s the Best Season for Home Improvement in San Antonio?05/07/2018Tyler Jorgensen You might wonder what’s the best time of year for San Antonio home improvement projects.Some home projects are easy to know when to do. It’s not a great idea to install windows when it’s snowing outdoors. Similarly you don’t want to add insulation to your attic when it’s sweltering outside.Yet there are a lot of factors to choosing what time of year to schedule projects than just the weather. Picking the right time of year to start home improvements can make the final product look better, keep you on schedule, and potentially even save you some money.Things to Consider when Scheduling Home Projects WeatherOne of the most important things to consider is what the weather is like. Some projects will be easier or harder depending on the weather, such as replacing windows, putting together a patio, or putting in that new pool. Projects inside the home, like installing window treatments or cycling out furniture, can be scheduled for all year long. We can install shutters before your holiday party, after your newest renovation, in the middle of a lazy summer, or any other time of year.If you have a tight deadline and are paying contractors, communicate with them how the weather could affect your project and timeline.Contractor SchedulesAlmost every contractor has seasons like spring and summer which are busier than other seasons. If you can schedule your project during their lighter season, they won’t be juggling as many projects and details are less likely to slip through the cracks. Your ScheduleSome parts of the year can work better for your projects others. If you have children in school, you may want to schedule renovations while school is in session and when your house is less busy. Or if you have a vacation planned, it could be a decent time to get your ducts cleaned to avoid the fumes.Your BudgetIf you’re paying your contractor in cash, then the best time of year for a project is after you have the money on hand. This might be after you’ve saved a little bit, received a large bonus or after you get your tax refund.Many families schedule their projects for after they get their tax refund around the beginning of spring, so remember that home improvement professionals may be busier during the spring and materials can cost more.Other Projects You’re PlanningIt’s good to keep a tab of renovations you want to complete so that if they need to be done in a certain order you can schedule them out. Try to schedule the major work first, such as new flooring, and finish up with the details such as window treatments or furniture. The Best Seasons for Home Improvement Projects Here are our recommendations for the best season in which to schedule certain home improvements based on the weather and potential contractor availability.Projects You Can Do All Year Long:Install window treatmentsRepaint interiorsPut in new appliancesSpring Projects:Redo landscapingMaintenance on the heaterInstall new windowsReplace or repair exterior sidingSummer Projects: RoofingService ducts and chimneysRenovate kitchensRenovate bathroomsRepair gutters and soffitAutumn Projects: Pressure-wash deck and sidingWinterize home including energy audit and insulationService A/C and furnaceWinter Projects: Plan projects for the rest of the yearReplace new flooringBuy new furnitureWant to Spring into Action on your Window Treatment Renovations?If you’re ready to tackle your window treatments to improve your home, give us a call at 210-876-0377 or fill out the form below.