Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean your home renovations have to come to a stop. These indoor projects will increase the value of your home and make it a more enjoyable space to live.
- Furnace or HVAC replacements can bring rebates and energy savings that can make your living space more comfortable as well. This is a great renovation to undertake if yours isn’t reliable or if you’ll be living in the home for a long time so you can reap the rewards.
- If you attic isn’t properly insulated you could be losing up to 30% of your warm air. Adding attic insulation is a DIY project that improves energy efficiency, keeps your home warmer, and saves money.
- Lighting makes your home brighter and more cheery. Adding can/recessed lighting, especially in the kitchen and bathrooms, brightens up the interior and makes your house more inviting to homebuyers.
- Updating plumbing usually costs less than one would expect. Appraisers take plumbing into consideration when assigning your home a value so updating it can really make a difference.
- Hardwood floors bring value to a home and there are a multitude of options on the market. Real wood will bring the most value, but there are many other options to choose from that fit your specific budget.
- Remove outdated looks such as wood paneling and popcorn ceilings. These are an eyesore and are easy and quick to fix. Not only will you appreciate the updated look, but any potential homebuyers will as well.
- Updating fixtures, regrouting the shower, and adding a fresh coat of paint can make a huge difference in the look and feel of your bathroom.
- Kitchen updates make a home feel so different and can be one of the biggest boosts to your home’s value. You don’t have to go overboard with a top-of-the-line gourmet kitchen either. By simply refinishing cabinets, replacing countertops, painting, and upgrading appliances can create a new look and feel to your space.
Homebuyers often assess kitchens, bathrooms, and living spaces first so consider those when rethinking the design of your home. Keep it modern and timeless so you can enjoy it for years to come or be ready if you ever decide to sell your home.