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Where to Splurge and Where to Save During a Home Remodel

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Since your home remodeling project is such a big investment, you want to make sure that you’re focusing on the right aspects.

So, you’re remodeling your home.  Planning this out can be an arduous task.  It’s nearly impossible to figure out where you need to spend the bulk of your money; after all, how are you supposed to know which will get you the most return?  Since your home remodeling project is such a big investment, you want to make sure that you’re focusing on the right aspects.  Read on to find out where to splurge, and where you should save your money.

Where to Splurge



  • Kitchen: An updated and renovated kitchen will definitely get you the most return when you sell your home.  Most homes increase greatly in value when their kitchens are up-to-date and fitted with the latest trends.
  • Bathroom: No one wants to use a bathroom that’s behind the times; and old toilets and showers can waste water.  It’s important to make sure your bathrooms are efficient and well-designed.
  • Windows: You’d be surprised how much heat you lose through old windows.  When this happens, your furnace has to work harder to heat your home.  New windows (and even new doors) can ensure you’re keeping all the cold air outside.



Where to Save



  • Cabinets: By all means, replace your cabinets; this does wonders for your home value.  But the value rarely changes due to custom cabinets, versus ones you didn’t design yourself.  People want new–they don’t want original.
  • Flooring: When investing in quality flooring, it’s important to remember that not all beautiful materials have to be flimsy.  Hardwood scratches easily, and needs maintenance.  Linoleum, however, rarely needs any attention beyond a bit of scrubbing now and then.
  • Structure: The general layout of your home should stay relatively similar to the rest of the homes in your neighborhood.  Otherwise, the value of the home will skyrocket–inside of a niche market, where others are selling the same thing for less money, you won’t sell nearly as well in the future.


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