10 Updates that Bring Your Home Current

Keeping your home current has a lot to do with keeping your home well maintained. We routinely help homeowners update important features of their homes and we thought we’d share them with you as a way to inspire you to consider making important investments in your home. Some renovations and updates will add value to your home, but it seems pretty clear from our clients that all of them enhance their enjoyment of their home in some way.


Updating the kitchen is a surefire way to increase home value. If you’re planning on selling your home, this is one of the most profitable investments you can make as most of the cost if not all will be tacked on to your selling price.

Master Bathroom

Many homebuyers are in search of homes with grand master bathrooms, but even if you have no intention of selling, an updated bathroom is sure to enhance the functionality of your setting. Our crews can help you install everything from walk-in showers to platform tubs.


Investing in your electrical updates isn’t a glamorous project, but it’s essential to ensure your home is safe and up to code. Codes change and older homes, in many cases, are functioning with parts and wiring that are simply out of step with safety codes.

Outdoor Lighting

Investing in good lighting for your exterior is something we feel is well worth the investment. Outdoor lighting not only improves the aesthetic appeal of the home, but it enhances security. With good lighting, people are less inclined to trip in the dark going up to the home. It’s also a deterrent to thieves.

New Doors

New front and back doors can definitely update the exterior look of your home, but they’re also another great way to enhance home security. Security doors come in a myriad of styles and we can easily install them for you. If you aren’t sure where to get a great deal on new doors, be sure to talk to us.

Energy-Saving Thermostat

There are many smart thermostats on the market today. This simple upgrade has the potential to save you hundreds of dollars annually. Smart thermostats can literally “learn” your habits in order to best control your climate with the greatest potential for cost savings.

Solar Attic Fan

A solar-powered attic fan is another way to reduce household energy costs. Today’s attic fans that run on solar are a smart investment. By using this type of fan powered by the sun, you can reduce your reliance on your HVAC system to cool your house. That means less expensive energy bills and less wear and tear on your air conditioning system.

Attic Conversion

Who couldn’t use more livable space? A popular home upgrade is the attic conversion. We have clients converting their storage attics into deluxe master bedrooms, media rooms, and home offices. This update helps you get more value from your current home.

New Deck

Since decks are made from wood, it often happens that they simply wear out. If your deck is aging, it might be a good time to update its design and install a brand new one. Decks enhance home value but they definitely enhance our clients’ enjoyment of their space.


Outdated windows aren’t doing your home any favors in the appearance department, but they are probably costing you more in energy. With new energy-efficient windows, you can update your home’s look and save money on energy costs over time.

If you’re interested in these or other home updates, be sure to contact us. We look forward to helping you update your home.

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