Jimmy The Renovator: Hot Home Improvement Trends this year.

Now that Easter is over with, it is renovation time. Here are some hot trends that people seem to be putting in their house to increase their overall value. Be careful though, not everything is desirable to all buyers. You might be overspending and not receiving the return if you decide to sell your house. handyman-services-vancouver-coquitlam1

SEVEN hot home-improvement trends
– Home theatre
– Hardwood floor in kitchen
– Laundry room on main floor
– Whirlpool bath
– Built-in kitchen appliances
– Office on the ground floor
– Kitchen island

Percentage recovered upon resale
Kitchen upgrade: 75% to 100%
Bathroom upgrade: 75% to 100%
Interior painting: 50% to 100%
Roof replacement: 50% to 80%
Replacement of furnace or heating system: 50% to 80%
Expansion (addition of family room): 50% to 75%
Doors and windows: 50% to 75%
Deck: 50% to 75%
Installation of hardwood floor: 50% to 75%
Construction of a garage: 50% to 75%
Fireplace (wood or gas) 50% to 75%
Central air conditioning: 50% to 75%
Finished basement: 50% to 75%
Wood fence: 25% to 50%
Interlocking paving stones on driveway: 25% to 50%
Landscaping: 25% to 50%
Asphalt driveway: 20% to 50%
Pool: 10% to 40%
Skylights: 0% to 25%

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