If you are an owner-builder, you surely know how to do hard work, but you should also know how to enjoy and appreciate the work you have done. You don’t need to leave the premises of you masterpiece, which is your home, to enjoy the weekend. There are many simple activities you could without sweating a lot and stretching a lot of muscles. If you want to make the most out of your free time this weekend, this article is for you.
Tagging your family or friends, you can have a blast this weekend without spending too much money. There are almost countless of fun activities kit homes owners can do during the weekend. Here are some of these activities:
Enjoy the Weekend with Some Painting
There is no better time for painting your porch’s or backyard’s fences than on sunny weekend. The wooden fences on your backyard or porch may be due for repainting weeks or months ago, and if you have some time to spend on a perfect weather, you may want to repaint them good. Visit your local paint store to get buckets of paint that will complement the color, style, and theme of your home. You also want to research on the best color to use first before buying paints. The good thing about painting fences is that you can do it as a family, making it an activity for family bonding. It makes you hit two birds with one stone – you get to paint the fences and enjoy time with your loved ones.
Time to Make Your Garden Fuller and Richer
Regardless whether you have green thumb or none, you will most likely enjoy gardening and landscaping on your spare time. You don’t have to be a professional to do justice on your gardening, all you need to have is time, imagination, and tools for the job. If you don’t have any idea on how to start improving your garden’s layout and design, you may simply search the web for design ideas and tips. You may also consult with your friends or professionals who have much more experience in gardening and landscaping. After learning how to redesign or improve your garden, your next step is to buy the tools and materials the project requires. You may also invite your kids to help you in developing your garden, allowing them to practice their creativity. At the end of the day, gardening is not only a fruitful but an enjoyable experience as well.
Invite Your Friends Over
After a stressful work week, nothing beats the company of your friends. Grab some beer and invite your friends over. Share stories and ideas with them. Tell them stories about kit homes and how you were able to successfully accomplish yours. The best part of this type of activity is that it is cheap and fun. You may also want to ask your friends to tag their family with them to make it more enjoyable – as the old saying says: the more, the merrier.
Fire up the Grill and Make Awesome Barbecues!
Nothing beats the old sizzle of your barbecue grill. You don’t need a special occasion to do your barbecue grilling; if you have time to spare and a big appetite for grilled food, then there’s no reason for you to let your chance pass. Decide on the menu you would like to work on, and buy the ingredients you would need. Fire up the grill and cook your specialties. You may also want to invite your friends and neighbors to help you out and drink a beer or two while barbecuing.