Home Improvements That Add Value to Your Home

Are you preparing to sell your home? Does your home need a new look? Whatever the reason may be, home improvements add value to your home while creating a space you can truly enjoy. Determining where to start may seem overwhelming. To help get you started, we’ve put together a list of four projects that add value to your home.

1. Bathroom Remodel

Major and minor bathroom remodels both affect your home’s value and potential return on investment. New paint, a modern vanity, new light fixtures, and new faucets are minor bathroom changes that can change the overall appearance of your bathroom. In times when minor changes won’t cut it, a complete bathroom makeover with a new tub, shower, toilet, sink, flooring, or layout could be just what your home needs. The average return on resale for bathroom remodels is high, quality changes can make all the difference when it’s time to sell.

For help on where to get started, reach out to us! We will walk you through your project and design a plan to make the most of your space.

2. Kitchen Remodel

Like bathroom remodels, kitchen remodels can range from minor changes to major undertakings. New hardware, faucets, backsplash, lighting, and painted cabinets are less-expensive options to upgrading your kitchen’s appearance. New flooring, appliances, cabinets, countertops, and design will take a little more time and money to implement. However, according to HGTV, kitchen remodels have a 91 to 98.5% average return at resale, making your improvements well worth the effort.

At WoodMart, our design professionals bring an unsurpassed level of expertise and creativity to your kitchen project, no matter what your style or budget. From hardware changes to floor layouts, we’ll help you create a space that not only looks great, but truly feels like home.

3. Developed Landscaping

Curb appeal is one of the first things potential buyers see when approaching a home. An overgrown yard, shrubbery, or greenery can cause bad curb appeal and could even turn away buyers. Develop your landscaping into a project that seems inviting, not unattractive.

If you’re looking to boost your landscaping appeal but don’t know where to start, start simple. Minor improvements like replacing or touching up your mailbox, cleaning up weeds or overgrown bushes, and adding solar lights around your walkway are all budget-friendly ways to develop your landscaping. For bigger projects, try adding water features, like a fountain, or a new deck to give your home added value. Work with local landscaping designers to create a plan for new flowers, bushes, or greenery. Even the smallest landscaping developments can add huge value to your home.

4. Exterior Upgrade

Exterior upgrades like a fresh coat of paint, fixed trim or siding, or completely new exterior finishes not only look better, but also increase the value of your home. In most cases, you can expect a high return on investment from an exterior upgrade when it comes time to sell your house, too. At WoodMart, we understand the importance of a first impression. From traditional vinyl siding, engineered wood siding, cement board siding, or natural stone to add warmth and character, we’ll help you through the process of choosing the right colors, textures, and shapes that will make your home stand out.

Although not a complete list of all the home improvements that add value to our home, these four projects will help get you started. If you have any questions about materials, design, or home improvement in general, give us a call at (217) 223-3791. From the initial consultation to the final inspection of the finished project, we’re with you every step of the way.