How will you be spending your tax return check this year? While some may use this windfall of cash to buy a huge flat screen TV or as a down payment for a sporty boat, you may want to consider investing back into one of your largest assets your home. Whether you are looking to stay in your house long term or plan on selling soon updating the propertys exterior makes the home more enjoyable to live in while increasing its value.
Here are 3 great ways to put your tax return dollars to good use:
window replacement window replacement can be a great way to not only enjoy a more comfortable, temperature-controlled living space but also to lower your energy costs. While wood windows have a slightly higher return that vinyl units, both enjoy a nearly 80% return on investment making them a smart choice for both short term and long term interests.
*Average ROI: 79%
An Updated Entrance If you arent expecting the largest of tax returns, a front door update can breathe new life into a home for just a couple hundred to a couple thousand dollars. A door with a pop of color can make a home seem current and new while a door with beautiful glass work can add some much needed curb appeal. A steel door, while more expensive, has a nearly 16% greater return on investment than its fiberglass counterpart.
*Average ROI: 70-96% depending on the type of door installed
A new roof While how quickly a roof will need replacement will be determined mostly by the material it is constructed of, the typical lifespan of it is usually anywhere from 15 40 years. Although this installation could be completed by an experienced homeowner, hiring a contracting team will save you a lot of time and frustration. What might take the average homeowner weeks to complete can be done in as little as one day by a professional crew. Replacing a worn roof not only makes the home more marketable but is necessary for a safe, dry living space.
*Average ROI: 67%
Whether you expect a small or large return, contact Custom Installations to assist with your next exterior renovation. We can help put those tax return dollars to good use with a quality installation you can enjoy for years to come.
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