Home Improvement Projects

With the coronavirus pandemic many people are spending more time at home than ever before – which makes now the perfect time to tackle some home repairs. You can accomplish an entire project in just a few days and start crossing off those to-do list items and your home will thank you! For Inspiration check out these 4 easy projects that can realistically be done in a single weekend.

Add a Fresh Coat of Paint

Whether you want to transform your space or simply brighten it up, adding a fresh coat of paint is an easy way to customize your home. With hundreds of different combinations of colors, shines, and brands to choose from the possibilities are endless! Paint is also a great way to cover up years of wear and tear damage such as nicks, scratches, and holes. Regardless of what your reasoning is, adding a fresh coat of paint to any space will breathe new life into it!

Install a Pet Door

There are several home improvement projects that can be accomplished in a single weekend, but we bet this one will be your pet’s favorite! Installing a pet door gives your pet the freedom they crave and the ease you desire. The benefits of installing pet doors are endless; they help eliminate accidents,  enable outdoor activity, and more. If you’re interested in a pet door, call your local House Doctors to learn more about our pet door installation and repair services for any type or style of pet door you may have in mind. 

Add a Porch Swing 

If you’re looking to spruce up your porch this season, try adding a porch swing! By installing a porch swing you can create a whole new outside space to read books, drink your morning coffee, take naps,  and much more on. Porch swings also give home owners a chance to add personality and style to their home, for a further touch of curb appeal. Adding a porch swing is a simple, non time consuming task that will bring joy to your family for years to come. 


Update Your Living Room Space

The living room is usually the most used room in the house, friends and family can gather here to celebrate special occasions and relax. If your living room needs updated but you don’t have the time or budget for a full remodel, consider adding small updates. For example, adding a light colored fresh coat of paint can brighten up your space and make the room feel more spacious and airy. Simple living room fixes can take anywhere from a few hours to a few days, but most certainly can be accomplished in a weekend, leaving you with more time to spend enjoying your new space!


Not much of a do-it-yourself person? Find a local handyman near you to help with your home improvement needs. Give House Doctors a call at 888-HOUSEDOC to be connected to one of our friendly home improvement professionals.

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