There are various home renovation projects that offer a great return on investment. It’s never too early to choose which tasks you’d like to tackle, whether you’re planning to sell soon or sometime in the future. Let’s look at some projects that add value to your home.
Add Value to Your Home With Brighter Lighting
Bright lighting makes your home feel more open and welcoming. Replace any outdated fixtures with modern options. Make use of natural light by removing dark drapes, cleaning skylights, and removing awnings.
Improve the Curb Appeal
Make sure your home looks great from the road. Build flower beds and keep them weeded. Mow the lawn, tidy up the yard, and repaint your front door to give your home a boost. Power washing your siding gives a great return on investment by making your home look new without spending much money.
Remove the Carpeting
Hard floors have become more popular than carpeting among most home buyers. It doesn’t require much work to rip out the carpeting and to install new flooring. You can hire a professional to handle the job or perhaps do it yourself depending on what type of hard floor you choose.
Add Value With Interior Paint
A fresh coat of paint will help add value to your home by making it look newer. Use neutral colors because they will appeal to more people.
Replace the Garage Door
Replacing the garage door is another great project to boost curb appeal. Depending on how a potential buyer approaches your house, the garage door is often one of the first things people notice. Make sure yours looks new and works well.
A Minor Kitchen Remodel Adds Value to Your Home
Remodeling your kitchen is one of the most effective projects to add value to your home. It’s not necessary to go overboard here. You won’t recoup as much if you over-invest in a kitchen remodel. Make minor changes, like new countertops or new appliances, and buyers will love the result.
Appraisers and buyers alike notice if your house has newer windows. Old windows and frames should be replaced with modern, energy-efficient windows because you can easily recoup the cost when selling the home.
Fix the Roof to Add Value to Your Home
Replacing the roof is one of the best projects to add value to your home. All buyers are concerned about inheriting an expensive roof job. Put their minds at ease by providing them with a quality roof.
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