10 Home Improvements That Can Increase the Value of Your Home

Home ImprovementThere are many ways a home can be improved, upgraded or remodeled. There are the obvious ways, such as doing repairs, renovating the kitchen or bathroom, putting new flooring in, etc.

However, there are also many other ways to improve your home that might not come to mind right away.

Here are 10 home improvements that can help increase the value of your home:

Entertainment Room

Entertainment rooms are a great way to increase the value of your home as they are extremely useful and appealing spaces, especially for large families. With features like pool tables, arcade games and/or home theatres, families can have lots of fun spending time together. This room is also an attraction for potential home buyers as many of them have these rooms on their must-have list for buying a home.

Perfect Patio Space

Patio spaceSwimming pool and patio
Creating the perfect patio space for your home is an upgrade any homeowner would love to have! Who wouldn’t love a great outdoor space that they can enjoy with their friends and family? With amenities like an outdoor kitchen and bar, a pool and a great lounging area, any potential home buyer would be captivated by this home improvement.

Showpiece Fireplace

Fireplaces are unique aesthetic features that can greatly increase the value and beauty of a home as they communicate a great sense of warmness regardless of whether your style is traditional or modern. As a homeowner, you will get many compliments on your fireplace as they make great showpieces.


Skylights bring in a lot of natural light which can really brighten up any space. Nobody likes a dark home as it makes the living space feel depressing and uninviting. With skylights, homeowners can look up at the clouds in the day or stars at night which provides a calming feel to any space. Skylights also reduce energy costs as you will need to turn on fewer lights to keep your home brightly lit.

Walk-in Closet

Walk-in closets are one of those essential features that potential home buyers look for when purchasing a house. Walk-in closets greatly increase the value of a home. People love the additional space that a walk-in closet gives them as well as the luxurious aesthetic it provides.

Wine Room

Wine cellar in luxury homeWine rooms are a great feature in any home, not just that of a wine lover. They can greatly enhance the look of a home by giving the space a sophisticated feel.

Wine rooms are also showpieces due to their unique appeal that is not always easily achieved through other elements. It is a great home improvement to impress your guests as well as potential home buyers.

Home Library or Office

Home libraries are a great home improvement due to the many uses they can have. Homeowners can use their library for reading, as an offic or study room, as a space to enjoy quiet time away from the everyday distractions in life, the options are endless! It is a great home improvement for the sophisticated homeowner and a great attraction for new home buyers.

Home Gym

Home gyms are increasingly becoming more popular as people strive to get healthier and be more active in their lives. You might think that a gym just entails putting work-out machines in an additional room and that makes a home gym, however, there is more to it than just that. The perfect space for a home gym must be functional and spacious in order to exercise properly. Other elements such as having mirrors, adequate flooring and large windows are also important.

Curb Appeal

Curb appealHomes with curb appeal are more appealing and thus more valuable to potential home buyers. The first thing they notice about a home is its curb appeal as it is the first thing they see and as everyone knows, first impressions are important! Additionally, the outside of your home is what everyone who drives or walks by can see, including your neighbors and this reflects on you. We know your home is important to you, why not improve it with some amazing landscaping or unique features such as fences and pergolas?

Grand Entrance

Having an amazing foyer with a beautiful staircase is a great way to increase a home’s value. Your guests will be impressed by the grand entrance, especially if you also have curb appeal. Potential home buyers will want to move in right away after having seen the beauty outside and being met with the same inside. Besides, nobody wants to come home to an unappealing entryway.

Romney Tripp of RWT Design & Construction“Romney Tripp started construction in 1977 and formed RWT Design & Construction in 1992, eventually setting up the shop in Burbank. From the mid 1980’s Romney has been working on building recording studios as well as…” Read more.

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