From Dean Dowd on October 08, 2010 in General Remodel
Renovations that increase the value of your home need not empty your pockets. Take a look at these four products that can add value to your home without breaking the bank. With one project per season, you could have a more highly valued house in no time. With one project per month, you could have a like-new place by the New Year. Grab your free project estimates here.
1. Green ecoX Concrete Slabs
Green products in the kitchen can instantly add value to your home, even if its just kitchen countertops. Take the concrete-based composite surfacing slab ecoX. At 70% post-industrial recycled materials with a contemporary stone look, this material can be used for countertops as well as tiles. It can even be cut and finished like natural stone and engineered quartz. Meld USA, the materials manufacturer, also sells a slab that includes glass for a sparkly finish. From $85 to $120 sq/ft.
2. Brilliant with Bamboo
A fast-growing renewable resource, bamboo can be used both indoors and outdoors, and is a great VOC-free, responsibly harvested choice for decking. Check out the new Dasso XTR bamboo planks and tiles, and then get your free estimates for a deck and patio remodel.
3. Expensive-Looking Quality Siding
Replacing your siding is one of the most important home repairs you can make. James Hardies new fiber-cement board siding, Artisan Lap Siding, is twice as thick as regular siding, which allows shadows for a higher-end architectural look. At around $12 to $14 sq/ft, this siding immediately ups the appeal of your exterior.
4. Better Bathroom Remodels
Taking your bathroom remodel to the next level adds considerable value to your home. Check out new innovations like Accord Seated Shower with removable bench, as well as radiant heated flooring. Other spa-quality investments are natural stone, multiple shower heads, and gleaming hardware to up the awesome of this simple space.