Country house renovation tips

Repairs in a summer home includes: fixing of the foundation, completion of unfinished facilities, construction of porches, attics and terraces, siding, clapboard trim of the building, treatment of wood walls, fixing of fences with the replacement of spoiled structural parts, insulation of house and floor, fixing of a roof. Summer home repairs may also include the installation of windows and doors and finishing work inside the cottages. Read about what types of windows to prefer for a country house.

It is recommended to carry out repair or construction work in a summer cottage in spring (in April-May), March is excluded because the ground is still ice-bound. Besides, mass sale of trees and plants needed for decorating gardens and country houses takes place in spring too. So, springtime is considered a good period to finish a country house (or to renovate it) and green up the adjacent territory.