What are the Top 5 Home Improvement Areas That Will Add The Most Value To Your Home?
The value of a home in an important factor for any homeowner, whether the home is meant for sale or not. Ideally, people looking for new homes to move in often focus their choice on the value of the home. For this reason, it is important to ensure that the value of your home remains high all the time. Achieving such objectives can be hard at times but it does not have to be if you know what areas, if improved, can give the maximum value. Different people’s tastes and preferences may have diverse impacts on how best to improve the value and appeal of a home. However, there are common areas that when adjusted, can add significant value to any home.
- This article provides an overview of some of the top 5 home improvement areas that will add the most value to your home.
- Garage and front entry doors:The doors to your home or the garage give the first impression to anyone visiting the home. You can maintain a great impression is you extend the curb appeal of your front door. If the current door is not in good shape, you can consider replacing it. Such a move would be very significant in increasing the resale value of the home. Your garage door falls in this category too. A great garage door is important not only for appearance but also in improving the home’s value.
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- Attic: The attic is among the commonly neglected areas in a house. However, it can be of much value in a home if utilized well. Some people use it as a store while others just leave it unused. If you move into a house with an attic, you can convert it into an extra bedroom, an office, or even a better store. Such conversion requires effective insulation and organization of the attic space into the room you wish to have. Insulation adds value to the home in that it keeps rodents away and makes the attic habitable –whether as an extra bedroom, or an office.
- The kitchen: Most homeowners are fond of a great kitchen. As such, improving your kitchen places your house at the top of the list of other similar houses in the areas in terms of the value.
- A deck: The addition of an extra deck in any house is considered a significant yet simple way to add value to your entire house. All you need to do is ensure that you use quality and durable materials for the deck. However, make sure that you throw in a few features such as a high privacy fence.
- Heating: Having central heating in your home gives it a great boost in terms of value. If possible, you can consider using gas considering the high price of oil nowadays.
Home improvement is important not only for improving the appearance of any house but also its value. When moving into a new house, it is advisable to be careful with the aspects of the house that you should renovate so as to improve the home’s value.
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.
After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
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