4 Spring Home Improvement Projects

The month of March is upon us, and the temperature is finally rising.

So you know what that means: it’s finally time to start tackling those outdoor Spring Home Improvement projects!

HGTV notes that making even small improvements can dramatically increase the value of your home, and Spring is definitely the time to get those done.

Here are 5 small jobs you can do to make your home look as good as the warm weather feels.

Install a New Door

A new door is an instant improvement, and provides value year-round. But the best time to install one is as part of your Spring Home Improvement schedule.

Adding a new door will give you some serious new curb appeal, and you can even paint it red to show the world that you’ve paid off your mortgage.

Stain Your Deck

What better way to enjoy the returning sunshine than by sitting out on your backyard deck? This Spring Home Improvement tip is a double-whammy: not only does a new stain on that old wood look great, but it’ll protect your deck throughout the entire year.

Staining your deck is a quick, affordable way to enhance your backyard. Most staining jobs are done in about 3-4 hours and won’t cost over $500.

You should also look into giving your deck a power wash. Constant outdoor exposure can take a toll on the wood, and make repairs more costly and frequent. A power wash can blast away the dirt and grime that can cause permanent damage to your deck.

Check out this before and after video to see how a simple power wash can make bring your deck back to life.

Fence Repair

Good fences make happy home owners.

There are a lot of sayings about fences.

Good fences make good neighbours.

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.

One can even “sit on the fence” with one’s opinion.

With all of this activity happening around your fences, you might want to make “fence improvement” one of your Spring Home Improvement projects. So, on the first sunny weekend this month, go out and take stock of your fence.

Are there any broken boards?

What about the lattice?

And how are the posts holding up?

Even if your fence is in good repair, it’s a good idea to paint your fence again, and give it a refreshed look. Just because it keeps things out doesn’t mean it can’t be welcoming.

Put up A Hose Reel

If you’ve got a garden, lawn, or one of those tiny little kiddie pools, you’ll be using your hose a few times this Spring and Summer. But if you don’t have a hose storage solution, you might not even want to bother watering the flowers.

Odd Job handyman has got you covered.

An outdoor hose reel can be mounted to the side of your house for easy storage. So there’s no more struggling to wind it back up after use, and no more hose on the ground. See a video about it here.

Can you think of any more Spring home improvement projects? Get an estimate from Odd Job today!

backyard cedar deck before water seal

Home Exteriors – Installation & Repair Services

First impressions are everything, and any real estate agent will tell you that your home exteriors are your property’s “first impression.” They call this curb appeal” and it’s one of the most important factors in real estate.

In fact, according to Royal LePage: “Studies show that a majority of buyers will not get out their car if they do not find your home’s curb appeal visually attractive.”

home exteriors - power washing deck

Home Exteriors – Service List

How can we help beautify your home exteriors? We offer a wide range of outdoor maintenance and repair services, including:

  • Power washing – Our power washing services can make months of foot traffic and extreme weather can disappear in an hour. We will clean and fully refresh services including decks, fences, porches, and patios.
  • Deck Maintenance –  One of the best exterior home improvement projects. Our deck services include installation, repairs, cleaning, refinishng, resurfacing, and animal proofing. 
  • Door Maintenance – Our door services include installation, repairs (frame, hinges, locks, handles, stops), screen repair, reglazing, and weatherstripping.
  • Painting – Our exterior painting services include decks, fences, porches, pillars, sheds, frames, woodwork, ironwork, and window sills. 
  • Fence Maintenance – Our fence repair services include replacement of posts, boards, support beams, rail ties and other hardware. 
  • Window Maintenance (Ground Level Only) – Our window maintenance services include weatherstripping, reglazing, replacement of crank screens and glass.
  • Building – We can install a shed, a gazebo, a clubhouse, and even a backyard playground. Odd Job would like to build you an outdoor kingdom that you can enjoy for many summers to come.

Your home exteriors are one of the most important and rewarding parts of their home. Even if you’re not planning to sell your property, they should be in gorgeous condition for you, your family and everyone who visits or passes by.

Call (416) 520-1161 or book our team online today!