Does Fresh Paint Increase Your Home’s Value?

If you’re looking to put your home on the market, one of the most cost-effective ways to increase your home’s selling point is repainting.  Both interior and exterior paint jobs have been shown to increase your return on investment (ROI). According to a 2012 study, painting the interior of your home leads to a 107% ROI and painting the exterior results in a 55% ROI.  Repainting your home can be an investment, but it is shown to pay off in the end.  Painting the interior of your home on average will cost about $967, but offers an increase…

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5 Tips for Designing the Finished Basement of Your Dreams

Everyone’s looking for ways to add more space to their homes, and finishing a basement is a popular home renovation project. And while having all that extra space at your disposal is great, it can be difficult to design something that you love that also takes into account the different needs that come with having a finished basement. If you’re looking to finish your basement to create some more usable space in your home, here are 5 tips to getting a space that’s functional and beautiful: Check Water-Tightness Basements are notorious for taking on water during rainstorms, and…

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5 Profitable Remodeling Projects

Not all home improvement projects are created equal. If you’re looking to sell your home in the near future but want to complete some home renovations to get everything sale-ready, carefully consider what projects you want to undertake. Completely renovating a bathroom or adding a swimming pool may be a tempting thought, but not every project will give you a good return on your investment. Here are five home renovation projects that will give you a pretty good bang for your buck: Insulation Energy efficiency is important for prospective homebuyers. By having an expert come in and evaluate…

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