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March 17th, 2015 by MichiganLiving Home Improvement Tips That Every Homeowner Must Know

The main goal of any home improvement is to add more value and style to the house.  So if you are thinking about improving your home to add more life, style or value onto it, here are few expert tips that can surely help with the process.


Choose Improvements That Adds Most Value To Your Home

For sure you already have a list of improvements you wanted to do at your home. But not all of them can certainly add big value to your home. List down each and every home improvement stuff you wanted and categorize them according to their possible return on investment.

Choose Improvement That Are More Urgent Than Others

There are certain home improvements that need to be performed almost immediately than the others. For example if winter is coming, you need to do the kind of improvements that can make your home more safe and comfortable when winter hits.

Decide If You Will Do The Improvement Yourself Or Hire Professionals For It

There are times when you feel like it’s best to do the improvement yourself. It gives you much control and better vision on what kind of result you expect and wanted. But the thing is not all home improvement can be done by you alone. Some may require professional supervision or help. So again, list down and categorize the kind of improvement you want and see if any of them can be done by you and hire someone who can do the others.

Get Some Home Improvement Ideas and Inspiration Online

Ever heard of Pinterest? How about Houzz? For sure you already did! These sites are just two of the many websites where you can great inspiration and idea for your home improvement project. Some of them even gives the full information or instruction on how to do such improvement.

Have A Concrete and Finalize Plan Before Starting

The key for a successful home improvement is a proper, actionable and concrete plan. You must have a finalized plan on what should be done so you won’t lose your focus on your ultimate goal. This can also keep you away from distractions that can hinder the progress of your home improvement project.

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15 responses to “Home Improvement Tips That Every Homeowner Must Know”

  1. Jenn says:

    So many details to consider when becoming a new home owner. These are great topics to add to the list.

  2. Rachel says:

    Our top home improvement is to replace our carpet with hardwood! I sure hope it can happen one day soon as our carpet soon needs to be replaced.

  3. Becki says:

    Great advice 🙂 I’m being thrown into a few home improvements through a homeowner’s insurance claim, but I’ll roll with the punches 😉

  4. Crystal says:

    We are in the process of moving. We need to update right away. We already have windows and central air ordered.

  5. Robin Rue (@massholemommy) says:

    We don’t do anything ourselves. We are not DIY people, so it’s worth it to pay someone else to do it and do it right.

  6. Liz Mays says:

    These are great ideas. I need to take a good long look at my home and figure out what needs to be done first.

  7. We are looking to do some home improvement but didn’t know which project to start with. This gives us a great starting guide!

  8. I prefer to leave major home improvements to professionals. If it’s something minor, I’ll take it on. I enjoy it.

  9. coolchillmom says:

    You are right, urgent things should get the attention first. You have a great list here. Considering how your improvements increase the value of your home is so intelligent

  10. these are awesome tips! We added a new deck patio, and definitely increases the value of our house.

  11. HilLesha says:

    My family and I are in the midst of looking for a home. I will definitely have to keep these tips in mind. Thanks!

  12. Becky says:

    I took on a HUGE renovation a couple of years ago and it was a lot of work, but the final product was well worth it!! These are great tips!!

  13. Elizabeth O. says:

    These are awesome tips. I like looking at magazines and checking web sites to get some ideas.

  14. Nikki says:

    Great tips. I need to take a good long look at my home and figure out what needs to be done first.

  15. Tami says:

    We have a few home improvement projects that have been left undone way too long.

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