Once you’ve lived in your home long enough, no matter how nice it is, eventually you’re going to look at it and be bored. The house might still be perfect for you. It still has enough space for your family, it’s still in the perfect location, you’re neighbors are still fantastic, but the house itself is just not doing it for you anymore. This happens to everyone at one time or another. Luckily, there’s plenty you can do about it. Here are five suggestions to make your house feel like new again.
Alright, so we’re a replacement window company, so of course we’re going to suggest this first (we replace doors too, guess what’s coming next). That being said, replacing your windows will change your home in such a way that you won’t believe it. If you have original vinyl windows that came with the home, your new windows will not only be more energy efficient, not only function better, but they will also add character and sophistication to your home. If you live in an older home and your windows have been painted or warped shut over the years, then the upgrade to new windows will make your home safer, better ventilated and strikingly more energy efficient and still maintain the historic look.
The value is so much more than efficiency, though. Your home will feel and look different because your home will be different. Windows are so advanced nowadays that you’ll be blown away the first time you pull down your double hung window to spray it with Windex and realize that it’s still clean.
New Front Door
Your front door is the focal point of your home, but it’s probably something that you’ve not put a lot of thought into over the years. The entrance to your home should reflect not only the home’s architecture but also the family that is welcoming guests from inside. Remember, your front door is the first impression that guests have of your home. If you have an old door that was slapped up by a contractor as an afterthought, that’s what people will expect of the inside of your home as well. If you have a door more befitting of your home, you’ll make a great impression before people even step through it.
Like windows, front doors provide efficiency and a nice screen door can keep the house well ventilated.
If the outside of your home feels a little bare or colorless, consider adding shudders to the outside of your windows. This simple and affordable solution will give your home that cottage appeal that no matter where your home is, in the heart of Atlanta or up toward the Blue Ridge Mountains, will make your neighborhood a happier place.
Something simple like adding planters underneath your windows, or placing pots on the stairs leading to your front door can greatly enhance the front of your home. The right flowers will add a burst of color that will make your home pop like the Fourth of July. If you plan accordingly, down here in Atlanta, you can keep the colors changing year round.
A Coat of Paint
If you’re looking for a dramatic change in just a little time change the color of your home by painting it. Not only will it change the appearance of your house, but it will give you a chance to scrape and sand and fix any dings and cracks that water might be getting into. A new coat of paint every few years keeps your home healthy and attractive.
North Georgia Replacement Windows replaces windows for life. We sell the best product available for the price point that you feel comfortable with. Whether you’re replacing your doors or windows for aesthetics, energy efficiency or your current windows just aren’t functional anymore, NG Windows has your solution. Come by and visit us at our showroom at 1210 Warsaw Rd., Suite 1000, Roswell, GA 30076 to see how we can help you spruce up your home this summer!