A shrewd homeowner knows that upgrading one’s home not only adds convenience and refinement, but also increases it’s value down the line. Some projects will offer you a greater return on your investment than others. It is commonly known that exterior projects, that increase curb appeal, tend to add the greatest value to a home. Being that garage doors account for a large portion of the front of a home they weigh in a great deal on it’s aesthetics. Replacing an old garage door is a modestly priced home improvement that delivers a huge value when it comes to that all important curb appeal.
Remodeling Magazine rigorously studies and surveys local real estate agents, compiling a list of 35 of the most common home improvement projects and their subsequent investment return. According to the Remodeling 2016 Cost vs. Value Report (www.costvsvalue.com), replacing your garage door provides the third highest return on your investment when compared to other popular upgrades. It provides the first highest when put up against other upscale projects.This trend has persisted for years and seems to be gaining in stance.
By dramatically increasing the curb appeal of your home, not only does upgrading an outdated garage door specifically add value to your home, but it will also will help to decrease the time it takes to sell if you ever consider selling. When prospective homeowners don’t like the look of a home from the outside they are much less likely to even consider looking inside. The importance of this fairly simple investment cannot be overlooked.
Garage doors add significantly to your home in many ways and we hope this has helped you see the light if you were on the fence about replacing your garage door. For those of you who have already jumped on this opportunity, good on you! From Precision Door of Orange County, we hope you have found this information helpful and will consider us for all of your garage door needs.