A kitchen remodel to increase your home’s value
When it comes our homes, we are tempted to focus on the present, rather than the future. There’s nothing wrong with that. After all, there’s no time like the present. However, sometime you might move out of your current home. If/when that point comes, you want to be able to sell your home for as much as possible. One impactful technique to enhance your home’s resale value is to remodel the kitchen or add upgrades. Here are some specific ways to remodel a kitchen, hopefully resulting in an increased home value.
Natural stone countertops
Natural stone countertops are a popular choice for today’s avid homeowners and are great for a kitchen remodel. The main reason? They look elegant and they last a long time. The other reason? They add to the value of a home. Natural stone countertops, along with granite and quartz, will not go away anytime soon. They just have too much to offer. Therefore, potential buyers will be impressed when they see a granite or quartz countertops in your kitchen. You can ask more for your house, and you’ll get more if your kitchen has natural stone countertops.
Similarly, flooring can have a huge affect on potential buyers. There is a high probability a buyer will be pickier about a home’s flooring than its countertops. For instance, it’s not likely that a buyer will have a problem with a granite countertops, however he/she might want a wood floor instead of a tiled floor. Nevertheless, a new floor might help with resale value in the sense that it’s assured to last for a few years to come. If you decide to have a new floor installed, porcelain tile or natural stone flooring will contribute most to resale value. Porcelain is cheaper to get installed than natural stone; nonetheless, natural stone will add more value.
Upgraded home appliances
You just can’t go wrong with stainless steel appliances for a kitchen remodel. They’re your safest bet for modernization and interest a number of buyers. Just make sure you don’t over do it. A pizza oven or hibachi grill will probably be excessive, not likely to be something to be of use to most people. Rather, a new dishwasher or a multifaceted fridge will be more useful and enticing.
New paint job
Repainting your kitchen can work wonders for your on-the-market home. Paint your kitchen a color that compliments your countertops and appliances. And cabinetry if possible. Certain colors can create an appeal that the room, or home, is larger than it really is. These colors are typically on the lighter side, like a lime green or light gray. Designers say the addition of a window in the kitchen can create the look of a larger room as well. One thing is for for sure, homeowners love the idea of having more room.
Each of these remodeling projects have the potential to increase your return on investment. The combination of all of these projects can guarantee you an increase in resale value. If you’re interested in a kitchen remodel, whether for current or future use, Toscana Remodeling is your top source. We provide expert remodeling services, kitchen and bathrooms. We’ll complete a free estimate to get the process started. Contact Toscana Remodeling now! Also, visit our blog for more helpful info.