4 Holiday Home Projects You Need To Book Now

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Adam Helfman

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The holidays are just around the corner and if you want your home ready and guest friendly, we highly recommend you schedule these projects right away!

You are probably saying to yourself “but wait, summer just started!” Actually folks, it’s coming to an end and it’s coming fast. Before you know it, the holidays will be here and you will be stressing out over that infamous holiday ‘to do’ list.  Instead of kicking yourself that you didn’t start sooner, skip the headache and be sure schedule these holiday projects today!
Kitchen and Guest Bathroom
Kitchens and bathrooms are the two biggest projects that homeowners have on their holiday to do list. Kitchens are often the gathering place for your guests and the center of all conversations. The guest bathroom with the leaky toilet and cracked tile is more than eye sore but a hassle for all! Easy kitchen and bathroom upgrades that include new cabinets, countertops, paint and floors should be booked now and be sure the items are IN stock to ensure it’s completion. If you are looking to build on, knock out walls, custom or special order anything  you may have to put that on next years to do list.


Whether it’s replacing the basement carpet or ripping them up for some hardwoods, get it in the books now. Flooring starts with picking out what you want, which can take a lot longer than you think. In addition to finding the right flooring, keep in mind it’s a very time consuming and frustrating project. Contractors will want to move all of your furniture and/or cover it, meaning you have to not only move it all back but also account for the time it takes to clean everything off.  

Interior paint

Believe it or not, you aren’t the only one who had the grand idea to give the house an indoor refresh before the holidays. Painters book up faster than you think before the holidays. Plus getting your paint job done early, you can ensure all fumes will be gone come turkey time!

Any major repairs

Repairs that affect your possessions, bills and loved ones-get it booked now! That includes roof, driveways, walkways, heaters and windows. We highly recommend getting that completed before the snow and cold rains arrive or you will be regretting it. Fixing these things will not only protect your home, cut down on your heating bill but save your loved ones from slipping on that cracked walkway!

Don’t wait and find the contractor that meets your needs and most importantly meets your timeline with confidence.  When in doubt allow 4 weeks leeway in case for hiccups and time issues. And…happy holidays!

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