Home improvement

Home Improvements With High Returns

Are you looking to take on a project to improve your home? Are you unsure which improvements will give you the most benefits? We have put together this infographic to show you which home improvement projects will give you the highest return on investment.

The calculations below are based on the return on investment when you sell your house – so find out just how much value you could add to your property!  Infographic by Abbey

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Best Home Improvements that can Increase the Value of Your Home.

Thinking of making an improvement to your home? This infographic lays out the best home improvements that will give you
the best return.

It was compiled through by interviewing 45 experts in the industry (in real estate and interior design) and surveying 113 prospective home buyers to find out what type of home improvements they value most.

As it turns out, it is not kitchens & bathrooms that are top of the agenda of the prospective home buyers, but rather converting your home into an open plan layout if that is not already the case. However, due to the expensive nature of this home improvement it is not the one that brings the best return and it’s difficult to recoup your total investment.

Surprisingly, it is through upgrading your flooring that you will get your best return on investment. It wasn’t top of the agenda for prospective home buyers, but those that did rank it first were prepared to pay a premium of 16.8% for homes that had upgraded flooring, translating into $35k when using the median home price of $210k. The relatively low cost associated with improving your flooring means that this improvement gives you the best bang for your buck!

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BLDC Motors Contribute to Advances in HVAC Industry

This Infographic examines the energy efficiency of BLDC motors and how their efficiency effects the HVAC industry. The use of brushless DC motors in the HVAC industry is a more recent development that’s gaining in popularity. In the HVAC industry, motors and reliability are the keys to energy efficiency. One key to benefiting from the many advances in the HVAC industry is finding a reputable and reliable HVAC company such as Fahrenheit HVAC which can be found HERE.

Sinotech produces intricate brushless DC motors for sensitive applications. We are trusted custom motor manufacturers with close ties to the best factories in the Pacific Rim and over two decades of experience. We deliver the highest quality motors at affordable costs to companies around the globe.

– See more at: http://www.sinotech.com/blog/bldc-motors-contribute-to-advances-in-hvac-industry/#sthash.71VTsm60.dpuf

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Outdoor Kitchen Design: Tips for Portland Landscaping

Are you a Portland-area resident considering an outdoor kitchen for your next remodeling project? This Infographic offers tips from our expert Portland landscapers on what to consider for an ideal design. The indoor/outdoor living trend continues to grow, as does the demand for outdoor kitchens. We invite you to learn more about renovation trends, remodeling and outdoor kitchen costs.

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Outdoor Kitchen Design: Tips for Portland Landscaping

The outdoor kitchen design and build professionals at Landscape East & West are happy to work with you on your next project. Call today for a free estimate or visit us online to learn more about our outdoor kitchen design services. We proudly serve the Portland-metro area, including Lake Oswego, Hillsboro, Beaverton, Clackamas, West Linn and more.