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Minor Kitchen Remodels: Maximizing Your Investment

Home improvements can be an undertaking of epic proportions. There’s a lot you can do to improve your home, whether the intention is to freshen things up for your own personal enjoyment, or you want to up the value as you get ready to put your home on the market. The investment is very worth the while when you do it right. Some improvements bring in a better return than others, so if you have limited funds and want to stretch your dollar as far as it’ll go, then a little strategy is in order. Two places where you...

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Adding On To Add Value

Room additions. They’re really tricky. If you’ve got the land and could use some extra space, it makes a lot more sense to add-on to the house you’re already inhabiting than it does to find a new house altogether. But they’re also really easy to mess up. Room additions are quite a bit more expensive than your regular, run-of-the-mill renovations. You’re not just tweaking an existing structure, you’re creating an entirely new one; it’s quite the production and too easy to end up losing money on, instead of gaining any. Here are a few rules to guide you along...

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Create A Cozy Living Space

Living rooms are a beautiful thing if you really stop to think about it. There are so many possibilities when it comes to what type of space you want to curate. With rooms like the bathroom or kitchen there are obvious features and necessities that will dictate most of what your design choices. But with the living room, you have the opportunity to craft a space that can be anything. A room for study, meditation, entertainment, or simply relaxing. Because they lack a specific function, like a bathroom or the kitchen, they’re often the last to be considered for...

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Difference Between Major And Minor Renos

Home renovation is a world all its own. It increases function of a space while putting a personal touch on it that aptly reflects you as a family. The value added to your home from a renovation is almost always worth it. Regardless, they are an expensive endeavor. Sometimes you need more from your space as far as work flow and sometimes you just want something fresh and new. When trying to determine what to renovate in your home there are plenty of listicles which will give you an idea of what you can expect to spend and get...

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Beware the Reno Budget!

Allow us to play the role of Soothsayer and warn you right now, before you start dreaming and planning and getting your hopes up for a humdinger of a renovation: nail down that budget. Ask anyone who’s ever been through a renovation and the first tip they will give is to set a budget and stick to it. Don’t deviate when you find a sale. Make a plan, finalize that plan, and make it dogma throughout the process. Always defer to your budget. Can you afford to upgrade to that fancy toilet that whispers sweet words of encouragement while...

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