By Francie Healey
Some people love winter in Canada. And some people say the only good thing about it is the sweetness of Spring when it’s over.
The thing is, no matter how much you like or dread winter, Spring is something pretty special. If you’re a home owner, Spring might start you thinking about all kinds of ways you can refresh your home – how to put a new face on it; how to organize it; how to add to it; how to make it sing.
Spring is the time you might think about window boxes full of flowers, or a bright new garage … maybe a fence … maybe a new deck, or front porch, or new siding … oh, the possibilities!
This might be the time to turn unused space into something unique. A studio, perhaps. An office. A children’s rainy-day room.
If you’re thinking about summer guests this year, you might want to think about an outdoor kitchen, or a new addition with a guest suite, or a gazebo for great conversation on those sultry summer evenings.
When there’s Spring in your step, and you’re full of ideas, you’ll need some guidance. This is the time not just to dream but to make plans, and one of the best places to start is with your RenoMark® renovator. Your RenoMark® renovator will help you decide what you can do and when, according to the structure of your home and your budget. If your renovator carries the RenoMark® logo, you will know this is the sign of a professional – a professional who knows the steps to take to let you, your home, and your lifestyle celebrate Spring, right into summer and beyond.
Refresh your life with a project that will last and add value to your home, a project that will make you smile well into winter again. But take careful steps. Start by finding a professional renovator.
And then let the sun shine in.
Writer Francie Healey is Ottawa Renovates’ editor