Add Value to Your Home


As a homeowner, whenever you look to take the steps of planning for a home improvement project, you should always consider if the project will add value to your home. No matter how big or small the project, it is important to get as much ROI, Return on Investment, as possible so that you get the most for your money.

Here are a few ways you can add value to your home:

Hardwood flooring – wood floors are one the best floors to install in your home when it comes to add value to your home. Carpet will show heavy wear over a 7-10 year period and will need changed. The technology in manufacturing tile and laminate flooring continue to improve and what was in style 10 years ago is very dated at the present. However, hardwood flooring is timeless and if a highly desired floor for potential homebuyers

Kitchen remodeling – a major kitchen remodel can be a high ticket investment, but it is one of the best ROI projects a homeowner can pursue. Of course there are ways to improve your kitchen without spending a ton of money. Whether you are getting new floors, counters,backsplash or cabinets, spend your money wisely to add value to your home. Kitchen and bathrooms are the two biggest selling points to a home, so do not overlook the kitchen.

Bathroom Remodeling – as mentioned in the kitchen remodeling section, bathrooms have a big impact on how a home will or will not sell quickly. A bathroom remodel will add value to your home by doing things such as new countertops, new tile for floors and/or shower and tub surround and updated fixtures.

Of course there are a few other ways to get the most bang for your buck on home improvement projects, here is photo slide of some additional options to add value to your home:

by Brian Heltzel
The Floor Barn
Arlington, TX

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#20: Update the Home Office
Take care of business with a home office remodel. More and more often people are working out of their houses. It is not just a luxury, but a necessity. Turn an unused den or an old office into an inviting work sanctuary with new windows, a fresh coat of paint and built-in shelving, and you’re sure to reap the rewards.

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