Best Home Renovation Projects for Winter

The warmer weather tends to be peak home renovation seasons which is why the power of winter home renovations is one of our favorite best-kept secrets! Winter home renovations tend to be faster and easier. During the cold winter weather months scheduling is easier as fewer people are renovating, and completing interior home upgrades during the winter allows you to take care of the exterior upgrades when the warmer weather arrives. Here are some of our favorite home renovation ideas for the winter.

Remodel your Kitchen

Consider upgrading your kitchen this winter season. Winter tends to be cold and dark, so upgrading your backsplash is a great way to add some more fun to your life and beat the winter blues! 

Pisa Agate 1″ Hex Pearl Finish Glass Tile on Kitchen Wall
Agate 1″ Hex Pearl Finish Glass Tile in Pisa

A post-holiday winter is the best time to upgrade your kitchen as it will be ready and done by the time summer comes around so you don’t miss a beat hosting any summer dinner parties! Upgrade those old kitchen cabinets, invest in some updated window treatments, remove your outdated flooring and remodel your kitchen to be your favorite room in the house.

Hunter Douglas Parkland® Wood Blinds on Kitchen Window
Hunter Douglas Parkland® Wood Blinds
Gin Rickey Public House 7 1/8″ Vinyl Plank Kitchen Flooring
Public House 7 1/8″ Vinyl Plank in Gin Rickey

Remodel your bathroom 

Winter is the best time to upgrade your bathroom as you are going to be stuck inside your home anyways and might as well love the space you are in. Upgrading your vanity not only changes your bathroom aesthetics but can also be a great way to maximize your storage. There are so many vanities that utilize its storage space to its maximum potential with hidden drawers and compartments.

Totti Artemis 48" Bathroom Vanity
Totti Artemis 48″ Bathroom Vanity

Upgrading your bathroom backsplash,floor and wall tile can also dramatically change the overall aesthetic of your bathroom! Life is too short to have an ugly bathroom! 

Aqua Zellige 5×5 Glossy Subway Tile on Bathroom Wall
Zellige 5×5 Glossy Subway Tile in Aqua

Update your Laundry Room 

Laundry rooms tend to be overlooked when it comes to home upgrades! While often disregarded they tend to be the most used room of the house. With a few easy steps, you can have a laundry room set for HGTV. Swap out your old flooring for some more modern waterproof options, add some shelves and spruce up your laundry room this winter.

Pink SOT FHGP XPK Laundry Room Flooring
SOT FHGP XPK in Pink

Upgrade your floors 

 After the busy holidays, your floors probably look worse for wear! Swap out your outdated floors this winter for more modern timeless options For example, carpet is great for natural insulation and can actually lower your heating bill- which is always a plus.

Hastings Kingston Hill Berber Carpet on Living Room Floor
Kingston Hill Berber Carpet in Hastings

Wood floors are timeless no matter if you opt for the real thing or the wood look option.

Palazzo Biltmore 7 1/2″ Hickory Hardwood Kitchen Flooring
Biltmore 7 1/2″ Hickory Hardwood in Palazzo

Winter is a great time to consider adding a Nuheat Floor Heating System which is an easy-to-install upgrade feature that essentially radiates heat to your feet. This flooring system works with tile, laminate, natural stone and engineered hardwood flooring!

Nuheat Flooring Heating System
Nuheat Flooring Heating System available at Avalon Flooring, photos courtesy of Nuheat

Upgrade your window treatments 

As the days get shorter and the nights get longer make the most of the little daytime you have with light filtering and Powerview motorization window treatments this winter. Light filtering window treatments are great for making the most out of your natural light and allowing it to filter through your home.

Hunter Douglas Provenance® Woven Wood Shades on Living Room Window
Hunter Douglas Provenance® Woven Wood Shades

Powerview motorization is great for timing your windows to open and close with the daylight so you don’t have to move a muscle and enjoy every last second of light.

Hunter Douglas Pirouette® Window Shadings with PowerView® Motorization on Bedroom Windows
Hunter Douglas Pirouette® Window Shadings with PowerView® Motorization