9 Upgrades that add value to your home

If you are thinking of making a few renovations, some upgrades have a better ROI then others. Here are 9 upgrades that are sure to make your home feel more luxurious without breaking the bank.


Large Showers: Great bathrooms sell houses and a large shower looks elegant. 



Accent Tile: If you can't go big.... Go Bold! Add a design for the floor and soap dish



Add extra color in the kitchen with a colorful tile pattern on the island



Save some money on the backyard...backyards are important to buyers, but sometimes investing a bunch of money in the yard can be a waste. Why spend on a patio or pool when the next owner may want something different?


Skip the high-end backyard features and simply make sure that it looks presentable. Some new grass and mulch, will provide a fresh look and a clean slate for the next owner to work with.



Have a 2 story home? Why not make the stairs a great feature: Replace an outdated banister and railing with something new and modern and replace the carpet with hardwood.



Everyone loves an open floor plan. Smaller rooms feel cut off and make the house feel cramped and small.



Add a bit of drama: By add some dark tile for an accent or in the shower is an easy way to add a luxurious spa feel.



Wallpaper has long shed its reputation as fussy and outdated. Adding some fun wallpaper is an easy and inexpensive way to give any room an accent feature that you and buyers will love.



The fireplace is often the focal point of a living room, so he loves to make it stand out.

Some fireplace designs include modern, patterned tile and clean marble slabs, both of which look amazing in a modern home, and can really increase its value. The perfect fireplace can often be a big selling point.




* images from HGTV

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