Increase Your Home's Value With Moulding
Adding moulding to your home not only adds to its aesthetic value, but also to the actual value of your home. Whether you’re planning to sell this year or 5 years from now, you should always keep ROI in mind when it comes to planning out home renovations. According to Kiplinger magazine, “Crown molding in your home compared with none in a similar home in your neighborhood could make a difference when it’s time to sell.” Because of the low cost relative to other home improvement projects, adding moulding is a great way to increase ROI without breaking the bank. According to RemodelingCalculator.org, “the average cost to install crown molding is around $5 to $8 per linear foot. So, around $500 to $800 per 100 linear feet.” Below is a before and after that illustrates how moulding significantly enhances the design of this bathroom.
One of the advantages of installing moulding compared to other home improvement projects is that it is typically DIY-friendly. Do your homework on the front end to ensure you have the right tools, installation methods, measurements, and you can complete an entire room in a few hours. Get the satisfaction of creating a visually stunning project along with the practical benefit of saving money by doing it yourself rather than hiring a professional. This saves you a significant amount of money to further increase your ROI on the project. Karina, also known as Atmeikasa, transformed her living room by adding moulding around and above her fireplace. The moulding accentuates the height of the ceilings and creates a cohesive aesthetic within her home.
When trying to decide what type of moulding projects to do consider the overall style of your home. You want to choose moulding styles that will enhance the feel your home already has. Popular styles include crown, chair rail, base moulding, and wainscoting. For moulding installation ideas, and detailed guides check out our blog and YouTube channel.