Home renovation can be a hassle when you’re right in the middle of it—but the results are almost always worth the temporary disruptions and frustrations the remodeling process brings. A well-done remodeling project not only adds value to your home when it comes time to sell, but it pays off immediately with a more functional and enjoyable living space for you and your family. So, we wanted to provide you with three ways to value your home renovations so you get the most out of the project.
For example, Rictor Contracting recently completed a kitchen remodel/expansion in the Phoenix area that our customers are very excited about. We built an exterior screened-in room with a sliding track door that connects the kitchen/dining area with the beautiful new outside entertainment space. We made the opening between these areas 10 feet wide, which greatly enhances traffic flow during family dinners and other special times. In addition, the owners are delighted with their modern kitchen, thanks to the attractive updates they chose to have us install.
This renovation project illustrates one of the great things about living in Arizona—and Phoenix in particular: We can take advantage of our warm, dry climate to shift part of our home into outdoor living space for much of the year. There’s just something special about spending a beautiful Valley evening in an Arizona room, on the patio, or under a pergola or gazebo. Include a big-screen TV, a fire pit, and/or a built-in grill, and you’ve got a party just waiting to happen!
A remodeling project can add value to your home in other ways, too, such as making it easier to maintain your home or keep it clean. For instance, replacing wood flooring in a bathroom with tile makes it easier to clean and maintain. The same is true for adding a kitchen backsplash. On a larger scale, replacing older windows and doors can save you a tremendous amount of money in maintenance and energy costs while enhancing the value of your home.