I get questions all the time from homeowners who wonder which home improvement projects that they may have in mind actually improve the value of their home when it comes time to sell. The short answer is that all of them will improve the value some, but none will likely improve it enough to pay back the cost of doing the project. I advise them to do things that they will get some benefit out of before it’s time to sell. Below is an infographic that was created by the folks at the web site contractorquotes.us. For more information and information about projects not covered in this graphic click on the infographic to go to their site.
If you are doing home improvements on older homes (usually built before the 1960’s) you may encounter asbestos. Dealing with asbestos is not a DIY job.Here’s a site that can help you understand where you may find it and what to do about it.