The experts at Gillman Insurance Problem Solvers insure homes of all shapes, sizes, values and layouts. Because we work hard to provide our clients BETTER coverage for less, you could say we have a keen eye for VALUE.
When it comes to home improvements in a suffering market, we want to make sure our clients are putting their hard-earned dollars where they’ll find the most return.
Top 5 Home Improvement investments:
1. Kitchen Counter Tops
Getting ready to sell your home? Wanting to make a lasting improvement to the home you love? Kitchen countertops are an easy way to get a new look and feel, while getting that “bang” for your buck.
Depending on your budget, you can install anything from Pre made Formica (starting under $300) to Granite (starting around $3,000). Many appraisers agree that the kitchen is a home’s focal point. An investment in your kitchen is not going to go unnoticed.
2. Kitchen… Overall!
Just to re-emphasize and expand on investing in your kitchen, you can rest assured it’s a sound investment. Kitchens are considered a top factor when it comes to purchasing a home. According to an article in HubPages, Forbe magazine confirms that it’s the BEST place to get back (dollar for dollar) the money you’ve invested, if not additional profit! That said, it’s important you consider your home’s market value and comparatives to make sure you’re not over-investing!
3. Tile Floors
Tile floors are a great investment, especially when it comes to long-term value. They hold up to traffic and can last a century if installed correctly. Just like countertops, there is myriad styles and price-ranges that can match the needs of almost any homeowner.
4. Replacement Windows
While initial the initial cost of new windows can put a damper on your wallet, they really are a great investment. Many new replacement windows available today are double or even triple pain, and make a big impact on your utility bill. Over a long period of time and with energy prices going up, it’s not uncommon to save a significant amount of money thanks to this upgrade!
5. Bathroom Remodel
Bathroom upgrades are considered one of the best dollar for dollar returns on your home. New showerheads, faucets and light fixtures can be extremely economical, while making a bigger impact on a homebuyer than it costs.
All in all, your home is likely the largest investment you’ll make. If you’re looking to protect it with BETTER and more reliable Georgia Home Insurance coverage for LESS, contact Gillman Insurance Problem Solvers!