What Renovations Add Value to Your Home?

 

What Renovations Add Value to Your Home?

There are two reasons to undertake renovations to your home. The first is to make it more comfortable or practical to live in. The second is to increase the value.

Of course, if you choose your renovation projects wisely you’ll be able to achieve both these aims.

The Stairs

This is an essential part of any home that has more than one floor! It is also one of the features that are often taken for granted. However, changing your stairs doesn’t need to cost a fortune; just take a look at some of these stunning designs from Active Metal.

What it will do is transform the look and feel of your entrance hall. It will also create a feature that will instantly make your home more attractive and more valuable.

The Front Door

If someone is looking critically at your home the first thing they’ll notice is your front door. A tired front door suggests a home that is not loved or looked after.

Replacing your front door can increase the security of your home. It will definitely improve the look and appeal of your home; making it more valuable in the process.

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Smart Systems

In recent years there has been a dramatic increase in the number of homes with smart systems. It doesn’t matter whether you love or loath these systems. The simple fact that it is becoming more popular means that adding them to your home will increase the value of your home.

Integrated smart systems are convenient and can help to reduce energy bills and improve the security of your home; you may see the increase in value as a bonus.

Add A Deck

The ability to use outside space will make your home feel larger and ensure you are able to entertain while enjoying the best of the weather.

One of the easiest and most stylish ways of creating your outdoor living area is through adding a deck to your property. It should be well constructed and big enough to entertain on.

The value of your home is likely to increase by as much as 80% of whatever you spend building the deck; that’s a pretty good return on your investment.

The Kitchen

The kitchen continues to be the heart of the home. However, remodelling the kitchen can be an expensive option; you may increase the value of your property but this may not be by as much as the remodel has cost.

However, providing you are happy with the layout of the kitchen you can choose a minor remodel renovation. Simply replace the cupboard doors, counter tops and give the kitchen a coat of paint and it will look like a completely new room. It will also help the value of your home.

Your Façade

You can repaint the outside of your home but you may find it a more attractive option to replace the façade. There are plenty if great options for covering your home; in wood, vinyl, metal or other materials.

These can instantly transform the look of your home and increase the value. In the process it will also improve your insulation; reducing your energy bills and protecting your walls.