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Improve Livability in Your Home

There are many ways to renovate a house, from upgrades to complete overhauls. However, renovating your home should first be about living more comfortable rather than focusing on your return on investment. Many people choose to renovate to sell higher when it’s time to move somewhere else, increasing a home’s price tag may not always give you more comfort. So if you’re in the midst of renovations, think about cost-effective ways to improve your life there, not your investment.

Zillow, a real estate search engine, posted not too long ago an article about some of the house improvements that can be done on the cheap. Take for example, the kitchen also known as the heart of the house. Kitchen cabinets are expensive, especially if you opt of for quality wood, details and installation. They’re mostly high, take up wall space and are sometimes hard to reach. If you choose to go with a pantry instead, you’ll be able to store so much more, have easy access all the time and of course, save a lot of money.

If you have a large tub, the Zillow article says it might be worth it for you to install a shower instead. It takes up less space, uses less water and is more sanitary than a tub.

If windows are where you’re choosing to place you’re choosing to spend your renovation dollars, make sure you opt for group windows showcasing the best views surrounding your home.

Renovations might not be for you. There’s a lot of planning to deal with, hiring the right people, making sure cost and initial quotes are respected as well as more responsibilities. If you’re really uncomfortable with the living arrangements you presently have, it might be a good idea to try to sell your home first. Put it on the market and see how it goes. Moving into a newer home or larger home might be better for your specific situation.

If you end up moving, call the local Maryland movers for professional moving services at an affordable price. Our All My Sons of Maryland moving team will quilt pad wrap your furniture as help you with assembling your household items. The Maryland moving specialists are part of the All My Sons Moving and Storage family, with reputable moving offices across the U.S. including Nashville, Atlanta, Oklahoma City, Birmingham and more. You can count on a worry-free moving day!