Great Home Investment Ideas
Have you just received a bonus or a tax refund? Probably, you’re contemplating of buying a new smartphone, buying a stock or starting a new business. Have you thought of investing in a new home repair, remodeling or renovation project? As the popular saying goes, “there’s no any other place like home”, so it is never wrong investing in your own home whether you want to replace your garage doors, paint your walls and ceilings, or remodel your outdated kitchen. Let’s dig deeper and check how you can best spend your money for your home project.
Do you have an old garage door that is almost sticking halfway up? Then it must be the perfect time to have it fixed by a professional garage door repair company or have it replaced with a new one. One of the fastest methods to increase your home’s value is by replacing your garage door than can give you ROI of 88% while adding a major curb appeal to your home. There are four types of garage door mechanisms including swing out, swing up, roll up, or slide to side. When choosing the right mechanism for your garage door, it is essential to consider the design that is based on your house’s style and the amount of clearance both in the entryway and ceiling of your garage. The different materials for constructing a garage door include wood, wood composite, steel, fiberglass and vinyl. Although wood is an expensive material, it is the most authentic and beautiful material for a garage door, which can stand up well to wear, and easier to customize than other materials. Wood composite material can achieve the same look for wooden garage doors but with a smaller price tag. Choose a steel material for lower maintenance than wood material. If you are planning to have an extra wide double garage door, choose aluminum for its lightweight feature. Vinyl garage doors are “kid proof” because they are hard to break or dent, while fiberglass is malleable that can mimic any kind of material.
Having a newly painted home will give your home a new breath of fresh air, protecting your home investment and improving the overall look of your home. Paints with light color choices include blue, lavender, pink, and soft yellow are best choices for providing a feeling of romance, restfulness and tranquility. Today, beige and white are not just the colors considered as neutral, you can also select varying shades of neutral colors for variation like almond walls with red toned browns, offering elegance and flexibility. When it comes to kitchen remodeling, you can invest repairing or replacing your outdated kitchen cabinets or countertops.