Have some great exterior renovation ideas been rattling around in your mind over the last year? Summer may be the perfect time to finally make them a reality.

Summer can be the ideal season for home improvements. Not only is the weather ideal – free from snow, ice, and sloppy, slushy conditions – but the warmer weather also makes it easier for you and your family to break away from the jobsite for stretches of time, giving work crews plenty of space to concentrate and create.

Here are just 3 exterior renovation ideas to consider when planning your next home improvement project.

  1. Get a fresh new look (and feel): An exterior renovation can improve your quality of life in so many different ways. Replacing drafty old windows and doors, for instance, can cut down on utility and maintenance bills significantly, and will dramatically transform the aesthetic of your home. Vinyl siding not only gives your home a fresh appearance, but it is efficient and easy to care for. Overhauling your home’s exterior will ultimately boost your home’s curb appeal. Consider stone or brick accents, custom features (like garage doors), and even a custom portico for your entrance, and take your home from tired and aging to being the talk of the town.
  2. Add a little something (or a ‘big’ something): From sunrooms to screened porches or even a new pool house, building a new home addition can be a great way to spend the summer months. Build up and out and you build even more value into your home. The sooner you start, the quicker you’ll have that new wing of your home finished in time for fall, and the holiday season.
  3. Upgrade your landscaping: Many homeowners neglect to prioritize landscaping when planning new construction but including this critical component in your exterior renovation ideas can pay dividends in the long run. A landscape architect can even help to bring the big picture of your new addition into focus.

Cossentino & Sons specializes in additions and major renovations. Our team can consult with you on your exterior renovation ideas for the summer, while finding innovative new ways to enhance your lifestyle and improve upon your home. We are a family-owned and operated business, and our cumulative knowledge of the industry gives our crew an experienced eye for details. Schedule a consultation today by calling us at 410-442-0000, and check out examples of our work on

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