It’s also the kind where everything that could go wrong did.Until it didn’t and then I was left with what I feel like is a pretty ingenious vintage stereo cabinet makeover where bulky vintage becomes Bluetooth with space left over for a wet bar.I love the idea of being able to fully restore one of these some day but since all I have is the cabinet the possibilities are a little more limitless. The cabinet had seen a lot of water damage and really needed a major cleaning.I vacuumed (and vacuumed, again) and cleaned it thoroughly with a vinegar solution.Happy with where you live but not so hot on your living space?Now might be the perfect time to address your abode's architectural flaws.With real estate prices on the rise, it's safer than it has been in years to invest in your home -- especially when measured against the prospect of moving, notes real estate agent John Ranco, past president of the Greater Boston Association of Realtors."Remodeling away your house's shortcomings can cost tens of thousands less than trading up to an already remodeled house, which commands a major premium now," he says.
There is a reason the word great room begins with the word “great”.
In fact, some improvements can even detract from the asking price when you decide to sell.
On the other hand, some projects can add significant value to your home.
building a sunroom to combat the dreary Michigan winters, and building a backyard deck).
Many home improvement projects don’t add value to your home, especially in a down market.