During the spring, while homes are selling, people wonder will laminate increase home value? The Carpet Guys want to help you understand the importance of flooring choices when installing for resale value in the home.
What Does Increased Resale Value Mean?
Increased Resale Value means the item (in this case, a home) is worth more than what it was originally purchased for. Many factors can contribute to resale value including the age, location and overall condition of the home and its fixtures.
If the home is in good repair and less than 50 years old, it will most likely sell for more than you bought it for. If you are interested in what you should do to get your home sale ready, check out our blog on The Top 5 Things to do Before Selling Your Home.
How Long Will You Be in the Home?
First, decide how long you will be living in the home? The average amount of time a person lives in a home is 5-7 years. It doesn’t make sense to spend a large amount of money on flooring if you’re only going to be in the home for a short time. If you just moved in and are planning to be in the home for many years, there are many durable, hard surface options that may suit your needs.
What Type of Flooring Will Be Replaced?
If there’s already hardwood flooring, it may not be necessary to replace. Though expensive, have the hardwood refinished to upgrade your resale value. For outdated or worn carpet or sheet vinyl, in bedrooms or a living space with low humidity, laminate is an outstanding flooring option. It gives the look of wood, is easy to maintain and is also scratch resistant. If installed properly, laminate will elevate the value of your home when selling.
If you’re looking to upgrade your homes resale value, The Carpet Guys can help. We carry all the top, American-made flooring brands and styles. Whether you want laminate, hardwood, luxury vinyl, carpet or sheet vinyl, we have it all. Set up your Free In-Home Estimate today or call 855-4-MY-GUYS (855-469-4897) and one of our professional representatives will send a Design Consultant to your home to help you figure out the best flooring for your needs.