The five best home upgrades to increase home value
Home upgrades can improve your home’s functionality, enhance storage and increase energy efficiency. There are advantages to having your home upgrades done by a professional or tackling DIY home projects. Either way, the best upgrades for a home can make living in your home more enjoyable and are also great for resale value.
What are the best upgrades for a home?
Whether you’re planning to stay or thinking of selling, these five home upgrades may be right for you.
1. Add an ADU
2. Weatherproof or replace windows
3. Save with solar
4. Put in a pool
5. Design and build a deck
Top five DIY home projects
Not all home improvements need to be costly. Depending on your skill level, there are some you can tackle yourself. Here are a few relatively easy do-it-yourself projects that will make your home more comfortable and efficient.
1. Replace your dishwasher to conserve water
2. Save hundreds per year with a water filter
3. Install ceiling fans for year-round savings
4. Give your interior walls a fresh look
5. Pressure-wash your home’s exterior
Did you know springtime is the best season to replace windows and autumn is best for in-ground pool installation? Check out our suggestions for the best time to renovate your home. And as you determine your home improvement project list and calendar, keep in mind that the ideal time for home upgrades is when you’re ready!
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