Home Improvements That Will Increase Your Home’s Value
August 12, 2015
The kitchen and bathroom are two of the most popular home remodels you can do to improve the value of their home. A minor kitchen remodel has an average return on investment (ROI) of 82.7%. In addition, having plumbing problems in the home can cost large amounts of money, and potential buyers. While remodeling, work on proactive plumbing solutions in the kitchen and bathroom to prevent future problems and appease future home buyers.
The kitchen is the most requested remodel as it is 69% of all requested jobs, according to the National Association of Home Builders survey. As the heart of the home, anything that is remodeled in the kitchen will add to the overall appeal. From painting to refinishing all of the cabinets, giving the kitchen a facelift will provide a large ROI.
When thinking about appliances for the kitchen, consider stainless steel. Stainless steel appliances are very important to buyers. Custom plumbing work in the kitchen can add an extra sink on an island or a state of the art dishwasher. Either way, having a professional plumber provide the plumbing solutions can save you time and lots of headache.
The bathroom is the second room that will bring a large ROI in the home. Some buyers even consider it more important than the kitchen. Redoing a master bathroom or adding a half bath can increase the home value up to 20%.
One plumbing myth is glass showers are hard to clean and no on likes the look of them.The truth is, glass showers are preferred by 79% of homeowners. Glass showers can be a little difficult to install on your own, so having professional plumbing services do the installation can make the process go smoother.
Other improvements around the home that will increase the investment is adding plumbing solutions to the outside. An extra water spicket so a garden can be easily reached or an outdoor water feature can add a nice touch to stand out among other houses.
Another option is a water filtration system. There are a variety of systems available depending on how much you are looking to spend. A filtration system is something a homeowner likes to have an adds a touch of luxury to prospective buyers.