So you’ve decided to make some renovations to your home in order for you and your family to live happily and comfortable. Or maybe to sell it. Either way, that’s wonderful. Renovating your home is one sure and perfect way to boost the value of your home. But not all home improvements will be able to assist you achieve that. You need to identify and pick those that bear tons of potential to make your home increasingly valuable. So here’s where you should begin.
• Added living space
Outdoor living space has always been a catch for many. Your family’s living space should certainly go beyond the inside. By just adding an outdoor space to your present living room, you’ll be able to attract plenty of friends, family, and other interested people.
It can be in the form of a newly constructed deck, a screened-in porch or an over deck ceiling system. Such investments have been shown to add tremendous financial value to the home, besides boosting its appeal. You can consult an expert on more ideas to incorporate here.
• Kitchen renovation
You’ve often heard many people refer to the kitchen as the heart of the home. Well, it certainly is. Investing in it always pays off in many ways. Old tiles, damages counters, beat up appliances are always a huge turn off not only for you and your family but potential buyers as well.
So begin by having more counter space, replacing your old windows, or going for a bigger breakfast nook and fitting gourmet style appliances inside. Also, add all manner of carousels plus space-saving gadgets as they all make worthwhile investments. If it’s a little small, open it up into another room as open plan kitchens are always appealing and more sociable. All these will add massive value to your home.
• Updating your overall property
This is perhaps the place that should be foremost in renovating your house. You can begin by replacing or repainting your tired old windows and door. That includes your internal doors too. Not forgetting the handles. Always incorporate modern and well-designed handles. All these will tremendously improve the aesthetic value of your home and give an impressive first impression.
The bathroom has for long been an excellent choice for adding value to your home. As a homeowner, you’ll certainly fall in love with a walk-in-closet or a good looking new bathroom. One amazing option is to have it upgraded to a Jacuzzi tub. Many buyers will also fall in love with this appeal.
Also, revamp your tiles. Get rid of old grout and re-grout it. You can also add elegant sinks as well as use eco-friendly paints. All these will significantly boost the value of your home.
• Reinventing a room
Do you have some extra space that you feel is unused? Well, you can reinvent it and utilize it for other purposes. The space in an attic or a basement is most of the times underutilized. So come up with excellent ideas of how you might use them as this will give your property a hike.
In conclusion, renovation doubles up as a much more cost-effective way to add value to your home. If you do it right and put to good use all the practical information we’ve discussed, then you’ll have plenty to be happy about regarding your home. But never forget that it is first and foremost your home. Keep in mind the added value and kerb appeal that your imporvements might bring, but remember too that it is your home, that you do most of your living, sleeping and relaxing here. Think of yourself first, and your added value second.
We will cover some easy and inexpensive ways to add value, saleability and comfort later in this blog, so keep checking back with us, and of course feel free to send any ideas that you may have so that we can include them here. Just use our contact page and get in touch.