Summer isn’t only a great time to relax and unwind; it’s also the perfect time to be doing home improvement projects. The lack of rainfall means that contractors will have an easier time finishing projects, but there are a lot more benefits.
Easier Appointments and Better Deals
Since summer is the off-season for a lot of contractors, you won’t have any trouble scheduling an appointment. And, since there isn’t much demand in the off-season, contractors will be offering more deals to attract customers.
Plus, you won’t have any trouble accommodating installation work in summer. With the kids on break from school, it’s easier to fit in the contractor’s visit to your schedule.
Natural Lighting and Heightened Visual Impact
Getting new windows also helps you make the most of what summer has to offer. Getting a window with a wider glass area can help you make full use of abundant summer sunshine, which can make your room seem more spacious than it actually is. Adding windows with a wide glass area can also further heighten your exterior’s visual appeal.
Reduced Power Costs and Increased Comfort
Unfortunately, abundant sunlight comes with a major disadvantage: scorching temperatures. Naturally, you would lower the thermostat to offset the rising temperatures, but with electricity demand at its peak in summer, doing so may send your power bills skyrocketing.
One way to keep your power bills under control is to install an energy-efficient window, which can keep the warm air out and the cold air inside. And, the great thing about energy-efficient windows is that their benefits extend beyond summer; they can also help keep your heating costs down in winter.
Commonwealth Roofing & Siding, a locally owned contractor with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, offers window replacement and gutter repair services. To get a free estimate, call us at (703) 890-0717, or fill out this form. We serve homeowners in Sterling and Chantilly, VA.