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Four Ways to Turn Your Home Addition into a Wise Investment
It can never be assumed that a home improvement project will add value to your property. What can be assumed is that some do not. In fact, some home projects can cause a home’s value to plummet. Before you launch that home addition project, you need to know if your extra square-footage is an investment in your home or a cautionary tale you would just as soon forget.
Many homeowners think of a home remodel as being a huge job that is costly and that takes up a great deal of time. While there are remodels that fall into that category, there are plenty of ways that you can tackle an update to your home without undertaking such a huge effort. Using tile in creative ways gives your home an updated look without a great deal of effort.
In the world of home improvement, few siding options compare to the durability, flexibility and utility of vinyl siding. If you’re considering a roof replacement, a roof repair or even a simple home upgrade, it might be time to consider adding vinyl siding. It’s selected as part of 32 percent of new home construction designs, and it’s become somewhat of a homeowner’s trend. Below, we’ve collected the five biggest advantages of vinyl siding for your convenience.
If you’ve ever experienced a long storm, you know the pain of mushy gardens, lifted fence lines, weakened root systems and minor flooding. While being proactive about your roof’s runoff water may not undo the damages caused by heavy rain, it can still spare your yard area. Rainwater should nourish your yard, not destroy it. If your home’s roof water is running amuck, check out the tips below to spare your fertilizer, yard and softscape installations.
Decks and garages can serve a basic function as part of your home. They can be generic built add-ons which is standard by modern house design, or they can be customized to suit your needs. It's really up to you and how you want the spaces to function within your lifestyle. Decks and garages can be extra space which came with your house when you bought it, or they can be built to suit your needs according to the hobbies you and your family enjoy.
If you're like every other homeowner in America, you love your house as it is and have some ideas for improvements and renovations you'd like to conduct. Some renovations are clearly based on your family's traffic patterns and daily habits, others are based on saving money with reduced bills, and yet more are because you want your home to be more appealing to guests or potential buyers should you decide to sell the house. You probably have dozens of ideas, but may not be sure how to start the process.
On a daily basis, your home is where your heart is and where you take of your shoes in the evening. As to the house itself, it's an architectural design which functions through the use of layers which each rely on the other to function properly and protect you from the elements. When any one layer suffers a fundamental failure, other parts can compensate, but the failure needs to be repaired as it also puts extra stress on other parts of your house's design structure.
If you're like most people, you probably don't consider the possibility of home improvements during the deep winter months. The fact of the matter is, your contractor is perfectly capable of working in the winter, and there are some advantages when you utilize such an option. First, even if you want to wait until spring to start the job, the contractor can start with designs and permits and be ready to start the physical construction when you're ready. Secondly, work during the winter may take some extra time in terms of the length of the job because of shorter days and unpredictable weather, but the billable hours will remain the same and you won't be outside in the cold weather anyway so workers aren't in your way.