Three Benefits of Exterior Remodeling That No One Talks AboutOct 07, 2015
The benefits of exterior remodeling are numerous. There’s a reason why exterior remodeling is considered one of the top three low-cost, high-return home improvements in Kansas City. That reason is increased space, aesthetics, and comfort.
Take it from us: We’ve seen it live in action. We’ve seen homeowners turn their houses into more beautiful and more comfortable palaces through simple renovations such as replacing windows and siding. We’ve seen families increasing living space in their homes by adding patios, decks, outdoor kitchens and more.
But this is common knowledge. You probably know it too. Exterior remodeling helps homeowners add space, amp up the aesthetics, boost curb appeal, and increase the value of their homes.
However, did you know:
- That exterior remodeling can keep you and the family safer?
Exterior remodeling reduces risk from trespassers, intruders, burglars and other unknown or unwanted entities. Through exterior remodeling projects focused on lighting and upkeep, you can turn your house exteriors into neat, properly illuminated outdoors, making it difficult for intruders to approach your home without getting noticed.
Through exterior remodeling projects focused on the portals to your home – that is, the doors and windows – you can boost security even further. Strong, sturdy, and high-quality doors and windows with quality locks are better than flimsy, weak, or old-fashioned doors and windows. You can even add extra security to the fence for improved aesthetics and added safety.
- That exterior remodeling will make your entire home more energy efficient?
Yes you read that right! Exterior remodeling can make your home more energy efficient. Updated doors, windows, frames and siding insulate your home from the outside, preventing the unwanted exchange of heat between the inside of your home and the outside. This reduces the burden upon your HVAC equipment, thus resulting in lesser energy expenditure and better environment.
- That exterior remodeling will help you save money?
You may already know that exterior remodeling adds curb appeal to your property and increases its resale value. What you may have missed is that you will also be able to save significantly on your monthly or annual energy bills. That’s not all.
You will also be able to save on tax returns, thanks to exterior remodeling home renovation. You can also save on taxes by depreciating home improvement costs over the course of several years. In addition, a majority of Energy Star appliances qualify for an immediate tax credit, which is deducted from the amount you must pay to the IRS. How great is that?
So go out and take a good look at your home exteriors. Find something that could use some remodeling? Get it done today and enjoy the numerous benefits of exterior remodeling for years to come!