Monday, 16 January 2017

A Guide To Great Home Projects And Their Cost

How many times as a homeowner have you actually step back and said, “There! Our home is now perfect.” Probably never, right? As you know, being a homeowner means that your work is never actually done. Whether it's big projects like renovating a kitchen or similar projects like cleaning out a closet or organizing your garage, there is always something that comes out and needs to be completed. So, we've put together a list of as few different home projects and what they costs in order to help you with your own projects in the future.



Project 1: Get the closet of your dreams

When it comes to getting the closet of your dreams it will probably be helpful to know the various different types of closets, key measurements, storage solutions that are available. A costs for something like a closet can range anywhere from a few hundred dollars, if you're building a small linen closet.  To several thousand dollars if you want a higher quality and customized closet.

Project 2: Turn a square bedroom into a walk-in closet

If you need additional storage space, converting to an empty bedroom into a walk-in closet can help solve this problem. The cost for something like this can range anywhere from $500-$12,000 or more, again depending upon how fancy you want to get. If you're just looking for storage options, we suggest going with the low-end walk-in closet, which will cost you as low as $500.

Project 3: Create a secret doorway behind a bookcase

Not only does this add a fun aspect to you home, but it also gives you more storage space by converting a door into a bookshelf. The cost for something like this will normally range between $1200-$2000.


Project 4: Design a family photo wall

This is actually a simple project that can transform a blank wall until worker's. If you choose to do yourself installation can cost as low as $300. However, if you're not comfortable doing it yourself and want to hire someone to help, you could end up spending around $3000 or more depending on the designer you choose.



Project 5: Make your garage is a storage powerhouse

A messy garage does not have to be the norm. By building an intricate web of shelves and storage units in your garage you can transform a messy beast into a functional working space. The cost for something like this could cost anywhere from $1000 to $3000 and depending on how intricate you design your shelving.

Project 6: Remodel your fireplace

Fireplaces can be the most aesthetically pleasing feature in your home. So, if it's a run down or simply needing a makeover, there are several options to choose from. Drywalling over a brick fireplace could run about $1500. A floor to ceiling paint grade oak or poplar fireplace with tiled hearth could run around $2000. A cheaper option you could look into would be a faux brick wall that could cover your existing fireplace. This would still give you the look of brick, but with an updated flair. Faux brick walls are durable and look exactly like the real thing, but our fraction of the cost.




There are countless projects you and your family could dream up while living in your home. So a good rule of thumb to follow, is make a list of the most important projects and their costs to help you decide which ones are best for you. Good luck!

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