Month: August 2012

The Golden Rule of Home Remodeling

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You’ve been planning on remodeling for years, and now you’re finally ready. Maybe you’re using a generous tax return or maybe you’ve refinanced your mortgage to take on the home renovation project.

Photo courtesy of basykes vis Flickr.

However you got to this exciting moment in homeownership, there’s one golden rule to follow before cutting that old bathroom or laying down that new deck.

Future-proof your home.

That’s right, we all have our own styles when it comes to what our dream home looks like, but keeping future buyers in mind–even if you don’t plan to sell your home for years to come–will ensure your home will sell quickly when the time eventually comes.

A recent article on MSN.COM shared several must-do renovations to future-proof your home. Here are the top three:

1. Improve Your Home’s Insulation.

2. Use formaldehyde-free cabinets for kitchen upgrades. 

3. Consider a tankless or solar-powered water heater. 

For more on these and other home remodeling tips, read the full article here.