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Add Thousands to the Value of Your Home Virtually Overnight. Here is How.
Increasing the value of ones home is the new trend in today’s families. It is not that everyone is doing it to go out and sell their home right away; it is just that they want an updated home with added value in case they are considering selling it down the road. There are many ways to renovate your home which will not only add space and update your style, but also add value.
Adding a new kitchen is a very good way to increase the value of your home. There are different styles and budget plans to fit every homeowner's needs. Keep in mind when making your choice that not only is the kitchen the heart of the home; it is the room that catches one's eye. When making choices as to renovations, you will want to put as much quality that you can afford. Don't spend too much on luxury fixtures and fittings but make sure you choose a style with a wide appeal. This will also help if you plan on putting the house on the market.
Magazines and catalogues are a good way to get ideas if you are looking into getting a new bathroom. If you are looking for a different kind of layout, make sure to keep in mind the cost of the plumbing, wall tiles; flooring and accessories will be higher. If you are looking for that expert opinion, there are bathroom shops out there that offer this service. There are also it yourself retailers will also have all the essentials as well.
If you are looking to add more room to your living space, consider converting your garage into a media room (a new popular trend these days), into a den, or into an office space. Sometimes it is as easy as just putting some paint on the walls and adding flooring. Other times, it is a big project that will require some type of finishing job, especially if you are planning on tearing down walls to join it to an existing space. If this is your plan, it is best that you check with a builder before deciding on that.
If you are looking into updating and renovating the outside of your house to add that curb appeal, consider doing a variety of inexpensive options. Adding landscaping, paint and updating the lighting is an easy, inexpensive way to update your home. If you have a little extra money considers adding new siding to your house or fixing a cracked driveway. What ever you choose to do, it will give your property that extra curb appeal that could potentially sell your home if that is what you are looking to do.
When choosing the right person or company to assist with a job, never rush into an agreement with a salesman. Get more than one quote and look over them carefully before deciding who will do the job. You want to make sure to get the best price, but you want to get the job done correctly so make sure that you feel comfortable with your contractor.
About the Author: C.J.Gannon is a Retired Residential General Contractor and now writes for several construction companies to educate buyers on the construction process so that consumers can make decisions with confidence about their Home Improvement Projects