Bathroom Updates with the Most Bang for Your Buck
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If you’re planning your summertime home improvement projects, there are some simple and affordable kitchen upgrades you can make with great ROI. Let’s take a look at the top kitchen upgrades that add value to your bottom line.
Paint – Almost any room looks new and fresh with a coat of paint. Updating paint is inexpensive and the options are endless. You can stick with the timeless neutrals or go for one of the hot colors of the moment with saturated blues, deep greens and soft grays. You’ll be surprised just home much a fresh coat of paint can be an ROI booster.
Lighting – Lighting adds brightness and a sense of spaciousness to the kitchen, especially smaller or darker kitchens. You can also make a statement by choosing big, bold pendant lights for lighting that adds pizzazz and value.
Quartz – Quartz countertops are the new classic choice for your kitchen. Quartz and quartz-based composites hold up well to wear and tear, don’t stain, resist heat and resist scratches and dents. It’s durable and more affordable than most natural stone options, such as granite and marble. It comes in tons of colors and patterns and is made from a combination of resins, quartz and materials that resist bacteria and microbes also. This inspired countertop choice will pay off big time at selling time.
New Cabinets – While one of the pricier upgrades on our list, new cabinets don’t have to break the bank. If your cabinets have seen better days, replacing them will give you great return on your investment, compared to other upgrades. With so many styles and options available, new cabinets can be more affordable than you might expect. If your cabinets are in great shape but could use a little modernizing, opt for new hardware to give the whole kitchen a lift.
Dramatic Backsplash – One of the more affordable updates on our list, a new and dramatic backsplash can shift the whole look and feel of your kitchen. Many backsplash options are easy to install yourself so the DIY option helps you save money on this upgrade and recoup maximum value for the cost and effort.
Get your summer home improvement projects started with this list of kitchen upgrades with great ROI. You’ll freshen up the heart of the house and add value to your home at the same time.