3 Reasons You Should Tackle Your Remodel in the Winter

Starting your home remodel in winter can help you manage some of the problems that the cold temperatures can bring, takes advantage of market trends that result in better pricing and faster service, and can help you get ready for future projects that will require a warmer temperature.

More Possibilities than You Might Believe

Although tearing out an outer wall or performing major work on the roof might not be advisable when the weather outside is frightful, there is a substantial amount of remodeling work that can be done without stepping into the cold. You can remodel the bathroom or the kitchen, replacing those old tiles and countertops without opening up any drafts in the walls. You can also work on interior walls, bedrooms and carpeting. Electrical work and plumbing jobs can be considered, especially if you anticipate only a little need to go outside or under the house.

The Woes of Winter

When the weather gets cold, the normal patterns can highlight problems in your home’s integrity. A draft might have gone unnoticed — or unheeded — when it kept the temperature down in the summer, but a crisp wind in the middle of a winter night is both uncomfortable and a terror on your heating bill. A leaking roof can demonstrate new irritations when a snowflake dances its way through the shingles, and a window that doesn’t quite seal properly can turn into that mysterious price jump on your electrical bill. When winter is taking a bite out of your house, it is much better to schedule remodeling that coincides with repairing the faults than to let the problem linger until spring.

Market Benefits

Because the winter is traditionally seen as a less advantageous time for large projects that might cause interruptions in your home’s comfort or usability, there is a noticeable decrease in demand for contractors during the colder months. While this is a downside for the contractors, this means that prices are going to naturally decrease as the demand changes with no shift in supply. With fewer homeowners competing with you, there is also more flexibility in scheduling and faster time from making the call to having the contractors on the job.

Prepare for The Upcoming Year

There is a fair amount of work on the outside of your home that is better to do in the spring, but loading yourself up with a high concentration of remodeling work can keep your home in turmoil for much longer than if you spread the work throughout the year. You can also follow a natural shift from working on interior remodeling in the winter and moving outside to the exterior and yard when the heat comes back.

Work with L & L Contractors

If your home is damaged, we have insurance and repair specialists ready to get your home back together. Just need some sprucing up or maintenance? L & L Contractors has been providing roofing, siding, windows, additions, and renovations to middle Tennessee homes and businesses for almost 10 years! Want to really deck out your pad or completely remodel your home? Give us a call. At L & L Contractors, your imagination is our boundary.

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Commercial Remodels

For most businesses, location is everything. Having the right location can lead to the success – or failure – of a business. However, even a great location can’t overshadow an outdated office space.

Whether your commercial property is stuck decades in the past or simply doesn’t meet the needs of your current business, L & L Contractors can help transform any building into the commercial space of your dreams.

While many businesses may balk at the idea of renovating their commercial space, there are a number of benefits to have a modern, remodeled office space. While it can be a hassle to find alternative work spaces or risk lost profits while the building is being remodeled, the benefits far outweigh the risks.

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Modernize your office

Whether we like it or not, first impressions matter. It takes customers seven seconds to form an opinion of your business. Because of this, it is important that your office has a modern, updated, and welcoming look and feel.

A modern remodel can also help revitalize your business. If you operate a retail store, restaurant, or other business that has customers regularly in and out of the building, a newly remodeled space will draw in both new and returning customers eager to see what changes you’ve made. The excitement and foot traffic created by a grand reopening can help to defer the blow of any lost income incurred by the remodel.

Personalize a new location

If your business is moving to a new location, chances are the space is not designed to meet your needs. Many times businesses are faced with situations such as when offices are needed in a space that was previously a retail store. Likewise, even businesses in the same industry may need remodeling; a sushi bar may not work in a space that was once a Mexican eatery.

Rather than working within the constraints of the old space, consider renovation. Renovating your new commercial space is an excellent way to create a personalized office space that is specifically tailored to your business’ needs. This will result in a modern and inviting space that is both functional and beautiful.

Reflect your company’s success

Renovating your commercial space shows that you have enough confidence in your business that you are willing to take the time – and spend the money – to invest in its future. Employees will feel revitalized working in a new space, especially if it is customized to meet the unique needs of your business. Likewise, customers will want to come in and see the newly remodeled space, leading to a potential increase in sales.

Your commercial space should be a reflection of your business. Whether you’re dealing with an outdated office, preparing to move to a new location, or need a space that better meets your company’s needs, L & L Contractors can help you create the perfect commercial space for your business. Contact us today to learn more about how a commercial space remodel can improve your business!