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Improving Your Household Through Home Renovation

Improving Your Household Through Home Renovation Posted on January 6, 2016

A home renovation could significantly improve the size, layout and efficiency of your living space. From new energy efficient windows to updating your old, outdated kitchen, a custom home renovation can be just the thing you have been looking for to add a bit of comfort and elegance to your dwelling. When it comes to improving your household through home renovation, there are a few projects that take the cake on adding both value and comfort to your home for years to come.

Kitchen Remodels

When it comes to home remodels, a complete kitchen re-do is perhaps one of the best projects to tackle to add value to your home. It is truly a project that warrants the best bang for your buck, so to speak. While you don’t have to invest in a deluxe, over-the-top kitchen, it is a good idea to not only upgrade your appliances, but to paint and update your countertops, as well. Energy efficient appliances are a huge perk for potential homebuyers and will certainly add value to your home should you elect to sell. Granite countertops, or other sturdy, dependable and luxurious looking materials, make a difference, too.

Bathroom Addition

There is nothing more frustrating than trying to share one bathroom with a family of four. If your home only has one bathroom, it may be time to add another. A bathroom addition can significantly add value to your home and boost the level of comfort and family efficiency. Underutilised spaces, such as stairwells and unused closets, can be a great place to add an extra bathroom within your home.


With regards to home renovation, one of the biggest improvements you can make is to add energy efficient windows. Nowadays, prospective home buyers are all about energy efficiency – as a means of being good to the environment, as well as to their wallets.  Not only do energy efficient windows help you save on utility costs, but many large utility companies will offer tax breaks, as well.

Outdoor Space

Another great home renovation that certainly adds value to your property is adding an outdoor living space. Regardless of whether this is a simple deck, or a sun room, prospective buyers love outdoor spaces that they can enjoy with the company of their loved ones. While adding a deck can vary in cost depending on the materials used and size of the space, it is an attractive feature that will certainly add value to your home.

For more information on custom home improvements, contact Riches Homes and Improvements at, or by phone, 03 5743 2672.

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