Home Tips: The Best Home Renovations that Pay Off on Resale

Updating your home goes a long way when it comes to putting it back on the market. Below are a few simple ways to spruce up the house to help get your return on investment and up the resale value. Modify a bathroom. The key is keeping it simple - choose styles and materials (like tile) that will appeal have wide appeal. Easy fixes include touching up sinks, toilets, tubs and anything with surfaces in new porcelain and ceramic - and get up to 78% in returns for this bathroom upgrade. Build a wood deck. This not will not only add "extra space" to your home, it also acts as a nice transition from indoors to outdoors. Wood, as opposed to other materials, reaps the most return on investment when is comes to decks. Re-paint. A coat of new color is a quick to change the feel of the interior or exterior of your home. Hiring a professional can end up costing a few thousand dollars, though many prefer to do-it-yourself. The good thing is that most paint stores can help with picking out a colour - visit Benjamin Moore and Cloverdale Paint for more details. Re-do the kitchen. The most costly of all renovations, it's the one that people dread most - though done right, it can give the most return. Choose quality in your fixtures, but don't go overboard on top appliances if your home is small. Even coating your current appliances with electrostatic paint will suffice.

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