The Benefits of Residential Remodeling Over Buying or Building.

August 3, 2021by Ahren15

The styles and designs of homes change with time. Some might even make you think that your home has become outdated. While objectively, there may be no issues with your current home, there may be a reason to consider upgrading your space and optimizing your home to fit your specific needs. If that is something you’re considering, there are 2 ways;

One is residential remodel, while another is buying or building a new home. However, residential remodeling can be more beneficial given certain circumstances. Here we will discuss some of those reasons as to why you might be better off remodeling your current home instead of starting new.

The Benefits of Residential Remodel Services:

There are several ways by which remodeling can benefit your project; listed below are some of our top reasons to choose to remodel over new construction.

Amazing Cost Savings through Multiple Avenues.
  1. The first and the most important reason for residential remodeling is its potential savings. Building a new home or buying one means that you have to deal with the following expenditures:
  2. Moving can be costly if you plan on lugging along your worldly possessions.
  3. Certain utilities will require custom connections if not already in place, and those add-ons can cost you a pretty penny when building a new home.

Some of your larger existing appliances and furniture items may not be the best fit for your new residence, and replacing these items can be costly. Rather than starting new and readjusting your life to fit the space better, simple renovations like a kitchen remodel or interior redesign can make the home feel fresh and inviting.

Residential remodel work also includes changing things like windows and roofs. These upgrades come with the potential for a lot of energy-saving, ultimately saving you valuable income that you can then put towards activities and other financial goals.

Your Home Will Increase in Value Because of Residential Remodel.

Although older homes sometimes lose value as styles change and fixtures become obsolete, residential remodel work can increase the value and livability of your home. The house’s main structure may stay the same, but the overall style can drastically be changed. Residential remodel work can also include a lot of upgrades for your home. In this, the overall value increases.

You can make a home that is perfect for you with few or any compromises.

When you are living in a home, you adapt to its lifestyle. Moving to a new home means that changes will occur in your daily routine. Those changes can make a big difference in how comfortable you feel in the new space, and depending on how big the change is, years down the road, you may wish to remodel anyways to make the home better suit your needs.

Therefore, getting the residential remodel work done on your home can make a huge difference in how you feel about your space.

Your current home has emotional significance; you can maintain those memories while making the house you own into the house you love through remodeling.

What memories does your household have? The height chart on the door frame? Holiday gatherings with the family? Maybe your garage, where you started your business years ago. The boxes we call home are significant event holders in our daily lives; it can be difficult to leave those memories behind when moving across the country or even down the street.

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It is human nature that we grow attached to things that we’ve been engaged with for an extended period of time. Moving to a new home can mean that you have to let this emotional attachment go. However, residential remodel work will help you avoid this readjustment.

So, you can live in a home that is up to the mark according to the latest standards in this way while still maintaining those emotional connections you have with space.  

Final Thoughts:

A residential remodel can be very beneficial for the right person. If all you want is to maximize your current home, there’s no limit to the possibilities. Save costs, emotional connections, and building materials by making that Honda Civic home into the (Hypothetical) Ferrari of your dreams.

15 comments

  • Erika Brady

    October 27, 2021 at 10:31 am

    I like that you mention that home remodeling can help you save money instead of purchasing a new home or building one from scratch. I’ll share this with my mom. She’s always wanted her dream home. Instead of purchasing a new one, maybe she can contact a home remodeling service to help her reach her goals.

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  • Braden Bills

    November 9, 2021 at 8:09 am

    I want to make sure that I put my kitchen together properly. It makes sense that I would want to get a professional to help me out with things. That seems like a good way to ensure that I handle things properly.

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  • Thomson Smith

    November 29, 2021 at 12:02 pm

    It’s valuable that you point out that you can improve the resale value of your home by having it remodeled. My wife and I want to sell our house soon, so we’re considering hiring a contractor to remodel it first. I’m going to look for a reputable home remodeling contractor in the area that we can hire.

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  • Kristofer Van Wagner

    December 7, 2021 at 10:53 am

    I like that this post stressed that when looking to hire a residential remodeling contractor, it is best that we ensure they are reliable and experienced. In doing so, we are guaranteed that we will receive quality service. I will definitely keep this information in mind when I look to hire a contractor to have our home remodeled.

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  • Lisa John

    December 17, 2021 at 10:24 pm

    Hi, I agree with time home remodeling is very important. Thank you for sharing such valuable information.

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  • Vivian Black

    March 11, 2022 at 5:46 am

    I have been in this house since my children came home after they were born. They learned to walk and talk here, and they even learned to read here. I do not want to move for sentimental reasons, but we are finding that we need more storage space and more bedrooms. I love how you said that a home you have lived in reflects some memories you have had and that might mean some real attachment. For this reason, we are going to hire a home remodeling service to help us get our home more closely fitted to our needs.

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  • Thomson Smith

    March 15, 2022 at 12:24 pm

    It’s awesome that you point out that having your home remodeled can improve its resale value. I want to sell my home next year, so I’m thinking about hiring a contractor to remodel it first. I’m going to search for a good contractor that offers home remodeling services in my area to hire.

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  • Jeff Carbine

    April 7, 2022 at 4:17 am

    I found it interesting when you said when you live in a house, you become used to its way of life. When you move to a new house, your daily routine will be disrupted. My wife and I recently decided that we want to look into getting our kitchen remodeled in a couple of weeks since we feel like it doesn’t have enough room, and we want to make sure that we can find the right contractor to help us. We’ll make sure to keep these tips in mind as we search for a remodeling contractor!

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  • Conrad O'Connor

    April 8, 2022 at 12:33 pm

    It’s wonderful that you point out that having your home remodeled can improve its value. I want to sell my house in a few years, so I’m considering having it remodeled this year. I’m going to search for a good business in the area that can remodel my home for me.

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  • Adam Golightly

    May 11, 2022 at 1:05 pm

    My cousin is pregnant with her third child, and she has been thinking about remodeling an extra room. She would really like to get it designed by a professional order to make it look a lot better. I’ll be sure to tell her what you said about how the home will suit her needs, and they won’t have to change the daily routine.

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  • Jesse Ford

    May 11, 2022 at 1:11 pm

    Thanks for pointing out that remodeling can make it so a house will better suit your needs. I would like to have a remodel done to my kitchen. As it stands right now, there’s plenty of floor space but it’s lacking counter space which makes it hard to cook. I think getting a remodel could fix the problem by doing something like adding an island.

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  • Jonathan Hansen

    June 7, 2022 at 1:35 pm

    It’s awesome that you mention that you can improve the resale value of your home by having it remodeled. I’m thinking about selling my house next year, so I should probably have it remodeled first. I’m going to look for a good provider of home remodeling services in my area that I can hire.

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  • Charlotte Fleet

    June 15, 2022 at 4:23 pm

    I like how you said that there are potential savings with remodeling compared to building or buying a new home. My husband and I want to improve our living situation with a more modern space. We’ll absolutely look into remodeling our current house to be more modern so we can save as much money as possible.

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  • Luke Smith

    June 21, 2022 at 10:25 pm

    It’s great that you mentioned how getting a residential remodel work done on your home can make a huge difference in how you feel about your space. We bought our current house from a previous owner and we are planning to have it remodeled to fit our tastes. We should probably ask for custom home addition services and have them take care of the bulk of the work for us.

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  • Eli Bradley

    June 22, 2022 at 3:26 pm

    It’s terrific that you mention that having a home remodeled can enhance its resale value. My wife and I want to put out house on the market next year, so we’re considering hiring a home remodeling service this summer. I’m going to look for a good provider of home remodeling services in the area that we can use.

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