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There are many things that go into deciding how much your home is really worth. Today, with the real estate market as it is, homes have lost value even with home improvements. Hopefully, things are turning around, and with that, it means home improvement can once again add to the value of your home. Whether you plan to live in your house for years to come or plan on selling once the market is going again, you can make some small changes to up the value and the curb appeal of your home.
Doors and windows are often overlooked but are very important.
Doors and windows can be huge problems on older homes. This is where your may have most of your heating or cooling loss. These small problems can add up to huge costs on your yearly utility bills. If there is a small crack between the bottom of your door and the floor, or if your windows have breezes that come through, you are wasting your money on heating and cooling.
Just fixing these small problems on doors and windows can save you tons of cash each year. The repairs usually pay for themselves rather quickly and your home is more comfortable as well.
If you find that fixing your doors and windows is not going to be such a small repair, perhaps you should consider replacing them as an investment in your home equity. New windows are going to automatically save you money and snuff out those drafty spots in your older home. A new door can have the same effect. New models are usually going to stay looking fresh longer because they are not made with wood, making them long term investments in more ways than one.
Replacing your doors and windows is going to