Whether it’s fixing a leaky ceiling, making the home energy efficient by replacing windows or simply making a change to have a different look, everyone has a different reason for wanting to renovate. But whatever the reason, especially with today’s government rebates and housing renovation grants, there are home addition ideas that can enhance your quality of life, while improving your home and increasing its resale value.
Once you factor in the money you can save on heat, electricity, and water, many renovations also offer a great return on home addition costs up to and including paying for themselves. It is recommended to consult the Better Business Bureau and do your due diligence when contacting the relative workers and contractors that will help you with your projects and residence upgrades.
Also, it wouldn’t hurt to ask the company or contractor for references of their most recent projects, and contact them to establish self-confidence in the professionals you are hiring to adjust the biggest investment you will ever make in your life. Excluded from the list above are direct maintenance and upgrades that can be done to your property to save you money and assist in the prevention of health issues. By modernizing your ducts and air filtration systems you can prevent unwanted air spores and dust particles from circulating the outdated systems.
Air testing Experts recommend you replace your duct-work every 20-25 years maximum. It is difficult to determine the exact payback value on a replacement of this magnitude, it depends on the size of the home, but it is guaranteed to benefit your resale value. It will also seal leaks and help save on your electrical and heating costs, an obvious win as a homeowner.