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How Hiring a Winter Contractor Could Save You a Lot of Money

How Hiring a Winter Contractor Could Save You a Lot of Money

If you need to replace your louvers or do some HVAC system maintenance or protection, winter can be a lot easier, cost-effective, and convenient.

A lot of property and homeowners have different opinions about undertaking a renovation project during the chilly winter months, which is totally understandable. It’s dark, cold and with the busy holidays right around the corner, many people would rather think about anything other than some pesky property renovation project. However, if you need to replace your louvers or do some HVAC system maintenance or protection, winter can be a lot easier, cost-effective, and convenient than work during the hot and long summer months. Here are a few reasons to hire a contractor during the winter and how you can save a lot of cash in the process.

Decreased Time for Estimations and Installation

During the summer, contractors are all booked up with home improvement projects. However, during the winter, their schedules are a lot less full due to the lack of exterior work that they have to do. You’ll benefit from this because your wait time for an accurate estimate and installation of your louvers will be pretty much non-existent.

Availability of Your Louver Contractor

Your louver contractor will have much more time during the winter to work with you on your project design and plan. They’ll also have more time to go over smaller details that may not have been able to occur during the long and busy summer months.

Winter Incentive

Since most contractors are quite slow during the winter months, you may be able to take advantage of a monthly incentive that wouldn’t normally be available during the spring or summer months because of an increased workload. If your louver contractor didn’t offer you an incentive during the estimate step, it doesn’t hurt to ask if they’re willing to give you a deal because of your winter project. If they aren’t in the position to provide you with one, they might have some other financing options available.

Avoiding the Spring and Summer Price Increases

Typically, price increases in the fencing and louver industry happen when the weather is nice because that is when manufacturers notify buyers. Price increases on things of this sort usually go up. Sometimes contractors will offer special deals during the winter months to help drive business. A lot of companies also have much more flexibility during the winter due to their schedules being a lot more open. Planning out your louver installation is the first step towards making sure your property is secure and safe.


When you are ready for quality louvers, the professionals at Hercules Custom Louvers are ready to help. For more information and to learn how we can meet your custom louver needs, contact Hercules Custom Louvers online or giving us a call at 1-800-331-2590. We will ensure your investment serves your property for years to come! For updates and to see projects we’re working on, visit us on FacebookTwitterTwitterYouTube, and Pinterest.

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Hercules Louvers
36 West Pennsylvania Avenue Walkersville, MD 21793
Phone: 1.800.331.2590