Spring and Summer Improvements
As the cold days of winter finally seem to have faded
into pleasant spring, the residence of West Jordan
are now looking to their homes for any useful repair
or fun home improvements. Such repairs and home
improvements are justly in the minds of
homeowners at this time of year because the spring
and summer are often the best time to undertake a
home improvement project.
Start in the Back
The first place that a homeowner in West Jordan
may wish to start their spring and summertime home
improvements is in their backyards. Often times, the backyard of a home is left to grow wild in its use.
This is not to say that all backyards are neglected or allowed to become overgrown. In fact, most
homeowners take good care of their property, including regular summer maintenance of the backyard.
But backyards in West Jordan do have a tendency to grow wild in use rather than grow wild in their
appearance. Or to put it in other words, many backyards have no defined purpose and therefore go
The backyard of the home can be used for many different things, such as to house a pool, barbeque bit,
fire ring, hot tube porch, a new patio, or built play areas for the children. So the first step that a
homeowner in West Jordan must do before they embark on a backyard home improvement is to plan
what they wish the use to be for the space available.
If no backyard remodels or modifications are on this year’s list of home improvements, then perhaps a
homeowner should consider leaving the fun
improvements for later and focus on the
practice home improvements that can be best
made in the spring and summer time.
Typically, these practical home improvements
will include repairing any damage done by the
winter’s past weather and preparing for the
winter’s weather to come.
Paying the Pavement
An example would be to repair any damaged
pavement on the property. Along with snow
and ice, most rock salt and other deicers that
homeowners use to rid their paved property from slick conditions have a tendency to erode and break
up concrete and asphalt.
Driveways and carports are especially susceptible to erosion during the winter and the homeowner may
wish to undertake these repair projects in the summer when the weather is more conducive to pouring
concrete or patching asphalt. Other projects that are helped by summer weather include preparing the
home for next winter.
A homeowner in West Jordan can use the pleasant weather of spring and early summer to conduct an
energy audit on their home. An energy audit in West Jordan will help the homeowner to see where
their home losses or expends the most energy.
By knowing where the trouble areas of the home are through having an energy audit performed on the
house, a homeowner will be able to make the necessary home improvements that will help their home
to be more energy efficient. By making spring and summer the time for home improvements, the family
and homeowner in West Jordan will be able to enjoy the benefits of their labor through the summer and
into the following winter.
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