If you want to increase your home’s value it is not always just about “keeping up with the Joneses” but enhancing the exterior of your home. Sometimes, even though your home’s exterior is in perfect shape, and the landscaping is superb, there is always that something extra that can be added for improved curb appeal and increased value to your home.
A trending word these days is “repurposing” – taking what you already have and making it into something better. Remodeling your home is akin to repurposing it, only you don’t turn it into another object, just a better version of the prior home … think of it as upgrading.
Sometimes the smallest addition makes the biggest impact. For example, a new, beautiful wood front door with an ornate stained glass inset could “make” the front of your home. Likewise, plopping a porch pot with a bounty of seasonal flowers near a two-seater bench by that front door will most definitely lend ambiance to your home. A rocking chair on the porch adds a touch of hominess and says “welcome friends” that sometimes supersedes any type of remodeling efforts. Continue reading