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Decks  /  July 29, 2015

Adding Value to Your Home

Take a look at the top 3 remodeling projects proven to add the most value to your home | Handyman Connection of Ottawa

Whether you’re planning to put your home up for sale within the next few years or you’re planning to enjoy it for the next twenty years, adding value to where you live is something that should always be considered. We say that because there are no “downsides” of investing into your home. By making a few upgrades or adding on an additional space, you can increase the value of your home astronomically; allowing you to sell your home for a greater price than you ever dreamed, or to enjoy the home you’ve always wished to have. It’s a win-win situation!

You’d be surprised at what’s considered to be the most valuable home add-ons of 2014.  Most people would guess an upgraded kitchen or outdoor pool. What’s your best guess?  Take a look at the top 3 remodeling projects proven to add the most value to your home and see if you guessed right.

 

Steel Entry Door.

Did the front door ever cross your mind? We all know the phrase, “ Don’t judge a book by its cover.” But through the eyes of a potential home buyer, the front door is their first impression of your home and the first judgment they will make before ever stepping inside.

In particular, due to its low cost and durability, a steel entry door is seen to have the highest return on investment of all home remodeling projects with an average return rate of 96.6%.

Wood Deck.

With the economy improving and the appeal of a having an outdoor space increasing, buyers tend to perk up once they see a quality wood deck just waiting to be enjoyed. By adding on a wood deck to your home, you can prepare to see an average 87.4% return rate on your investment.  And even if you’re not planning to sell in the new future, who wouldn’t enjoy a nice relaxing night outside on a newly stained back deck?

Fiber Cement Siding.

Although fiber cement siding is seen to be more expensive than standard vinyl siding, this pricey investment pays off due to it’s tougher texture and quality fire-resistant material. Weighing in at an average of 87% return rate, this investment is one that is guaranteed to be worth the price tag.

 

Learn more about other home remodeling projects that are considered to have the best return on investment and begin looking into how you can make your home a better one.

When you are ready to start investing, choose Handyman Connection of Ottawa where our licensed professional contractors can provide you with a stress-free, flawless transformation that will have your home looking great for a potential buyer or feeling great for you.

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