What if you just don’t know if your bathroom is worth updating? What if you spend $10,000 and find out you’ve only added $5,000 to the overall worth of your home? Here’s a very nice resource for seeing what various home improvements will add or deduct from the value of your home;
Another question often asked, “what if I take out the only bathtub in my home, won’t that ruin my resale value?” After scouring expert article after expert article on the subject, there seems to be a synopsis; it does not lower the value – in fact – it will increase the value according to the above link, but it may limit the amount of people interested in your home. So… fewer buyers – not less value.
Here in St Louis, we’re seeing a strong trend in bathroom remodeling for creating a large walk-in shower. We’ve removed many, many soaker tubs, just to open up the bathroom for a nice, open concept bathroom. In fact, it’s our most requested project.
Ultimately, with evolving lifestyles, our goal is to make the home flowing, beautiful and safe for years to come, and if removing the tub to create a zero-barrier shower allows our customers to stay in their own homes – possibly for many additional years – then we’ve accomplished our mission.
To schedule an appointment please call our President, Norm Bennett at 314.200.3855 or email him at Norm@PromiseHomeWorks.com