There is a lot a homeowner can do to add value to their house. Potential buyers are savvier and can often see past a new coat of paint. They are looking for quality, in addition to appearance. One simple and affordable solution is tile or stone. There are many places in your home where tile & stone can do wonders and add value to you home.
One surefire way to see your property value rise is by installing new tile or stone floors. Tile is appealing to many people because it is long-lasting and attractive. Buyers will see the quality of having tile or stone, as they are not only beautiful but also durable and easy to maintain.
If you go with a neutral earth tone and a grout that blends in, you’ll have beautiful floors that will complement any style architecture and décor. Anything that opens the space and creates a sense of flow in the house is generating a response from buyers who can afford to be choosy. For the price of a few hundred dollars, you’ll transform the feel of the house.
Many say spiffing up the kitchen and bath is a sure bet for adding value to your home. But it doesn’t have to be a full overhaul some upgrades are cheap, easy, and fast.
Replace frosted glass for clear glass tile, clean the grout, remove rust stains, apply fresh caulk, or invigorate your boring wall with a beautiful backsplash. A backsplash adds texture and gives a room a finished touch. Opt for unique, accent colors that will give your kitchen an extra pop, or you can choose more subdued tile or stone that blends in with the walls and countertops but gives depth to the room.
Think outside the norm:
Tile will always be in demand and retains value exceptionally well. So don’t just think of it for the kitchen or bathroom.
Tile or stone in a foyer offers your entryway a sense of style that can impact your home’s value. The entryway symbolizes what your home is all about and is your guests’ first impression.
Utilizing tile or stone along a focal wall or fireplace can also lend a room a sophisticated touch. Done subtly, accent tiles can add an extra design element or become a focal point in a room.
Consider adding beautiful tile or stone to your patio or pool deck. Your backyard is an extension of your living space, and a tiled outdoor area will not only appeal to potential buyers, but can increase the value.
Choosing tile or stone is a no-brainer. They last for a long time, are easy to clean, and are extremely versatile. Besides coming in a variety of colors, textures, shapes and sizes, you can get them in virtually any material, glass, porcelain, granite, ceramic and so on…See their full potential and add value to your home today.