Home Improvements: How to Prioritize Home Projects
October 1, 2014
If you’re like 50% of Canadians, you will be doing some home improvements this year. A recent article in the Globe and Mail indicated that Canadians planned to spend an average of $15,000 on home improvements in 2013.
But where do you start? Sometimes it’s glaringly obvious – like a bathroom that doesn’t function or a kitchen that hasn’t been renovated since the 1970s, but other times it’s a room that simply needs to be spruced up or a fresh coat of paint.
Here’s a helpful article from AOL Real Estate (yes, AOL!) with four things you can to do to make home improvement a little easier.
The first thing is to assess the situation – what needs to be done?
“Are there any repairs that need to be made? Is it “just” cosmetics, such as new paint? Whatever it is, can you do the work yourself or do you need to hire it out? What are your skills? (It’s OK if you don’t seem to have any.)”
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