Upgrading your home can be an expensive task to tackle. When it to comes to home remodeling, some homeowners would rather get the job done themselves and save a little money at the same time. On the other hand, other homeowners would prefer to leave the job to the professionals. While theoretically you can do a lot of home improvement projects on your own, this doesn't always mean this is a smart route to go. Instead of saving money, it could actually cost you even more in the long run.
Nearly every Charlotte homeowner wants a more energy efficient home. According to the Department of Energy, there are various sneaky sources that cause your energy bills to rise. For example, drafty windows can cause you to lose up to 25% of your home’s energy. Before even more energy escapes right out the window (or somewhere else), these are the top upgrades that are sure to improve your home’s energy efficiency:
Renowned celebrity chef Rachel Ray once said that good food and a warm kitchen are what makes a house a home. If you look forward to baking cookies and spending time with family in this area of your home, you probably take pride in its appearance. However, if your kitchen is looking dull and drab, you can add spice with some simple upgrades that add light and life.
An entry door can set the tone of your home. Whether you want a grand and traditional door or a door that’s bright and cheery, there are nearly endless options for homeowners here in Charlotte. If you’re living with a dated door, it instantly will drag down your curb appeal—even if the rest of your exterior is in pristine condition.