I get questions all the time from homeowners who wonder which home improvement projects that they may have in mind actually improve the value of their home when it comes time to sell. The short answer is that all of them will improve the value some, but none will likely improve it enough to pay back the cost of doing the project. I advise them to do things that thewy will get some benefit out of before it’s time to sell. Below is an infographic that was created by the folks at the web site contractorquotes.us. For more information and information about projects not covered in this graphic click on the infographic to go to their site.
IF the home that you are planning your remodeling project for is older - pre-1960’s - there’s a good chance that you may encounter asbestos somewhere in the house. Dealing with asbestos is NOT a DIY projects. Here is a site that explains the dangers involved.