As it turns out, home renovations are not always the right answer. After a renovation you should expect to see an immediate added value to your home. You should also be able to see a return on investment (ROI) that is attainable should you decide to sell. Check out this list from Coldwell Banker of the best and worst home renovations you can make in 2016.
Are your utility costs running high? If so, it may be time for a home energy audit so you can determine where you are losing energy and what you can do to stop it. Learn more in the article from our friends at The Family Handyman.
Are you thinking of adding a fireplace to your home? Have you decided if you want a vented or ventless fireplace? There are many things you must consider when installing a fireplace in your home. Either option requires maintenance and both should be professionally installed. Check out this article on the safety concerns of a ventless system!
Often times we find ourselves struggling with space in our home. We love the home we live in, but we consider buying a new home so that we can have more space. Is more space what we really need? Is there unused space in our current home that has potential for freeing or adding space? Do we just need to declutter? These are all serious questions we need to ask ourselves before going down that road of moving to a new home just for more space. Check out these ideas from our friends at Better Homes & Gardens to learn more about tapping into that unused space in your current home.
Hidden water leaks in your bathroom can cause a major mess! Learn more about what you should look for from our friends at Angie’s List. Think you might have a leak? Call your local ANDY OnCall® to check it out!
Happy New Year! Are you planning a remodel or renovation in 2016? If so, you might want to check out this blog post from our friends at Home Advisor. They have asked the pros to share the top home improvement trends for 2016. You might be surprised by some of these.
Did you know that 38% of heat loss is through leaks in your windows and doors? With greater improvements everyday it may be time to replace your windows. New windows will not only keep your home warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer, but they will save you money in energy savings.