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Not all home renovation costs can be recouped when the selling time comes. Understandably, most people would like to get the best value for the home they invest in to remodel. Before making a renovation decision, there are some important points to keep in mind. Consider the cost versus the value and make your decision accordingly. At the end of the day, you want to improve your home and when it comes to sell, you can ask for a higher price. The following tips and ideas may help you add some value:


Everyday, more and more companies give employees the option to work from home. A home office can add a tremendous value. If you have some extra space in your home, consider converting it into a home office. It is important to some natural light, ergonomic workstation arrangements and plenty of workspace.

2. add a deck or refınısh ıt

According to data, when you invest in adding a deck onto your home, you will be able to take back more than 80% of your money spend at sale time. If you plan to install a deck, work with designers to add unique features such as benches, BBQ area. In order to increase the life of the deck, you can select higher grade materials and finishes.

3. Fınısh your basement

In order to increase the area of your home, you can add rooms if your city or town bylaws allow. Alternatively, you can consider finishing your basement. A basement space can easily be turned into a sports bar for adults, hobby area, play room for kids or cinema room for the family. Adding a bathroom to your basement will also increase the value of your home. Keeping the space open and letting natural light come in are important!

4. update your kıtchen

Kitchen remodels are the most common item that add great value to your home. However, it is really important to consider the cost of materials vs. the total value when planning a new kitchen. Also the durability of material and trends should help you decide on finishes. Expert designers can suggest alternatives when remodelling kitchens. New appliances and natural light in the space add a lot to the space.

5. upgrade bathrooms

Bathrooms are very important for the household. They create an energizing space in the morning and a relaxing environment after a long work day. Updating bathroom fixtures, lights and amenities can increase your life standard and value of the home. If you have extra space, consider adding a new bathroom.

6. create open flow

Instead of dark corridors and small spaces, try to open up the floor plan as much as possible while maintaining the privacy and surprise elements of your home. You may knock some walls down or add larger windows to brighten the space. Skylines can flood your stairwell with natural light.

7. outsıde

When it comes to selling a house, having the outside of the house well-kept is as important as the inside. This includes the cladding, roof, but especially your landscape. A good first impression is believed to add 5% to the value of your house.

There are many remodel and renovation ideas that can help your home raise in value. It is important to work with professionals and not overspend.

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