New Year, New Floors

It may be cold outside, but we all know that spring is going to be here before you know it. With Spring comes a Summer that gets here before we know it. Now is the time to start making plans for any home improvement that you've been putting off for years. Home improvement is daunting for nearly everyone. Do your research and start now if you plan on doing anything construction related in your home this year.

Plan Now

This is the time to begin planning. It's still January, but the summer is going to get here before you know it. If wait until then to start anything large, you're going to be kicking yourself once it starts to get cold again.

Always Plan For More

Large projects like home remodeling always end up being bigger than your first imagine. That's simply the nature of it all. One things leads to another, and before you know it, you're redoing the hardwood floors in the whole house. Give yourself a buffer and don't anticipate getting everything done within the initial time frame you set.

Don't Trust Time Tables Contractors Give You

This is fairly straightforward. Contractors are notoriously bad at giving accurate time frames. It's nearly impossible to anticipate everything going wrong once a job gets big enough.

The Real Estate Market Is Coming Back

This may be the year that you want to sell your home. Lots of folks ended up staying in a place that they didn't think was ideal because of the economic downturn in 2007. The real estate market is back now, and we're seeing people moving for the first time in years. A new hardwood floor is going to make you stand out in a neighborhood once the competition gets going. Brand new hardwood floors leave an impression because it's usually the first thing people notice when they enter a home. Make your home stand out.

We hope these tips help you in your home construction efforts in 2016. If you'd like to begin the conversation, we're always happy to talk and help you with any hardwood flooring needs you might have. Remember, the first step if first contact.