It’s been almost two years since the COVID-19 first broke out. It appears that the pandemic restrictions have gotten lighter and lighter in different parts of the world. As many business establishments and public spaces have reopened, individuals have started going outdoors. It’s apparent that many families have had enough of getting stuck at home.
But by now, your family must have already reevaluated your living spaces. As the head of the family, you must have taken the initiative to boost your home and improve your lifestyle. However, if you haven’t yet undertaken some home improvement projects, it’s never too late to do so.
As the man of the household, here are do-it-yourself (DIY) house remodeling projects to pursue during this pandemic.
1. Kitchen Remodeling
When it comes to different house areas, the kitchen often gets renovated. Why? It’s the heart of the home, where cooking and meal preparation get performed. It’s also the place where the whole household has a hearty meal and family bonding.
As such, consider taking the DIY route in your kitchen remodeling You can update your countertops, install a new backsplash, have a kitchen island, build cabinetry, and invest in new kitchen appliances. These are a few projects you can perform yourself.
2. Bathroom Renovation
Aside from the kitchen, the bathroom often gets remodeled as well. It’s the part of the house that gets constantly used and abused. For this reason, it becomes filthy, damaged, and outdated over time. Therefore, it’s best to give your bathrooms a facelift.
As the man of the household, perform DIY bathroom renovations for your spouse and children. Know that there’s more to modern bathrooms than meets the eye. To make the most of your bathrooms, turn them into spa rooms or Zen bathrooms.
3. New Flooring Installation
It’s no secret how the house floors have high traffic almost every day. Such foot traffic is especially true during this pandemic, as the family members have spent most of their time indoors. For this reason, it’s a good idea to have a new flooring installation.
As such, there are a handful of flooring materials you can consider. These include carpet, vinyl, laminate, hardwood, and tile flooring. As the man of the family, you can perform the flooring installation yourself with the help of your family members.
4. Basement Finishing
The basement is a house part that often gets neglected. For the most part, it looks dull and boring used as a storage room. What many households fail to realize is how they can make the most of their basements. Yes, they hold a lot of potentials, as far as a renovation is concerned.
During this pandemic, it’s best to transform your basement. Start by having a basement finishing for aesthetics and functional purposes. For complex renovation, consider hiring a basement contractor. They can turn this into a guest room or an entertainment hub.
5. Roofing Maintenance and Repair
The roofing system is a vital part of the house for protection and structural integrity. However, many homeowners have the impression that the roof is strong and sturdy made of durable materials. They believe it can withstand the harsh outdoor elements and endure the test of time. However, it is also subject to wear and tear over time.
During this pandemic, it’s a good idea to tackle roofing maintenance and repair. As the head of the household, have a thorough inspection of your roofing system. From there, undergo some DIY maintenance tasks. Ultimately, get minor issues immediately fixed so that they won’t escalate to extensive damages
6. Outdoor Landscaping
While 2020 is the Year of the Home, 2021 is the Year of the Yard. After many homeowners tackled home improvement projects last year, they’re now looking to boost their outdoor spaces this year. As such, the best course of action is to pursue outdoor landscaping.
As the man of the family, consider installing hardscape structures while your spouse enjoys outdoor gardening. You can install a deck, patio, sidewalk, or driveway for your outdoor landscape. While at it, consider power-washing or repainting your house exterior. Ultimately, you’ll be amazed at how you can kick your property’s curb appeal up a notch!
At this point, you now have a robust idea of what house remodeling to pursue during this pandemic. As the man, consider undertaking the DIY projects recommended above, from kitchen remodeling to basement finishing down to outdoor landscaping. While at it, get every family member to work with you. By doing so, you’ll be able to improve your living spaces and boost your home lifestyle.