Play room in a  white basement living roomDespite the current chill in the air, home improvement work can still be done in this frigid season. Our name is Midwest Exteriors Plus and in this season of cold temperatures that Plus means the remodeling work inside your home. If you are thinking about renovating your home, then think no more. Investing in home improvements will provide you with a number of benefits, from improving the functionality and form of your home to improving its overall value. The following are 4 of the more beneficial home improvements that you should strongly consider investing in:

Installing a New Front Door

The front door is much more important than you may think. Upgrading your front door can help to make your home a safer and more secure place, especially if you switch from wood to steel. Newer models are also much more energy efficient, resulting in a more comfortable home with lower energy bills. Not to mention that newer doors often help spruce up the design of your home, thereby helping to improve your home’s curb appeal.

Remodeling the Kitchen

The kitchen is an excellent place to focus your attention on. This is because the kitchen benefits the most from renovation – out of all the rooms in the home, the kitchen helps improve the value of the home the most and tends to be the most important feature of the home for potential homebuyers. Consider replacing your old countertop, sink and faucets, refacing your cabinets and maybe even installing a more durable floor.

Remodeling the Attic

attic_bedroom_sw-hgtvdreamhome-2The attic space is one of the most wasted spaces in most homes. It often becomes a makeshift storage area that homeowners barely ever venture into. Why not turn the attic into something that is useful, such as a guest bedroom? It may cost a little extra in order to completely turn your attic into a bedroom, but it beats investing in an addition to the home in order to get that extra bedroom – and it definitely adds value to your home.

Remodeling the Basement

Like the attic, the basement is often a space that goes unused except for casual storage. You can turn the basement into an additional living space, a home theater room, an entertainment room, an office and more!

If you are thinking about investing in a few home improvements, then be sure to contact us at Midwest Exteriors Plus for more information and advice. We are a GAF Master Elite contractor with Pella Certified Contractor certifications specializing in roofing, windows and siding as well as other home improvement work.