Best Home improvements based on the National Home Improvement Survey Part II

26 Jun

In the first part of the best home improvement activities, we discussed about the top 5 best activities to engage with, now here’s second part that would complete the list.

Home improvement as defined in the first part is the concept of remodeling or improving the two major parts of a certain property that is the interior and exterior. Besides of improving one’s property, doing home improvement activities can change the living conditions, it also increases the livable spaces within the property, therefore giving you more options on others things you wanted to add.

The table below shows the rounding of the top 10 home improvement activities considered to be the best in giving good return of investment.  Let’s dig them deeper with the explanation below the table

RANK

NAME OF PROJECT

ROI

RECOMMENDED %

6

Shampooing or replacing of carpets

160%

99%

7

Repairing floors

110%

93%

8

Paint interior walls

107%

94%

9

Updating kitchen and bathroom

66%

70%

10

Paint exterior

55%

79%

6. Replacing or shampooing of carpets – did you know that your carpet at home is considered one of the best home improvement asset you could have? Now you know as you already prove that it belongs to the top home improvement activities. Depending on the situation, first check your carpet condition if you know that still it is in good condition then have some cleaning activity such as steaming it thoroughly and shampooing as preferred type activity that will restore the beauty of the carpet, on the other hand if it is worn then better replace it with a new one to obtain that best cover look!

7. Repair floors – of course it is important that you need to have floor that is clean most especially if you are a person getting ready to sell your property. Depending on what type of floor you have as you noticed some worn then you must get into at once. For example you have a hard wood floor type you must get the hardwood into its best condition by applying non-slip floor polish or other coating to make it shimmer. Regularly mop and vacuum the floor to maintain its cleanliness.

8. Placing new paint into interior walls – applying fresh coat of paint all throughout the house makes your property beautiful and updated. Choosing cool and soothing colors helps provide a more relaxed atmosphere that makes your property a relaxing haven. Important note! Before applying paint into interior walls you need to check first if there are leaks and watermarks covers, cracks in both ceilings and walls then they are subject for repair before painting do the covering.

9. Updating kitchen and bathroom – this is the two most common home improvement activities. Kitchen remodeling is usually increases the aesthetics of your property. However, this kind of home improvement activity should be of the best quality so if your knowledge is slim about kitchen upgrading then better hire some professionals in doing it. In addition, you can do update your kitchen through updating moderately priced appliances also make sure that it has proper lighting and ventilation. Conversely, bathroom remodeling is just like in kitchen it helps increase your property value and attractiveness. Updating moderately priced bathroom fixtures also helps in upgrading, other best adds up are windows and skylights to make the bathroom brighter and for ventilation you could install a fan that contains humidity sensors.

10. Paint home exterior – alike to the interior painting activity your property should showcase its beauty in and out. A nice property façade would surely entice buyer’s attention, so make sure that you also apply fresh coat of paint around exterior of the home. Paint exterior fixtures such as fence if they are peeling or dirty.

So now you have it! The complete list of best home improvement activities that would definitely add value to your property also served as an asset in giving you that good return of investment. Remember, home improvement does not necessary require you to buy and replace old one with new, instead carefully examined the condition and see if it still can be use with a little restoration.

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