When investing in a home improvement project, many people hope to get at least most of that money back when it's time to sell the house. If you're able to DIY the top projects with the highest return on investment, you'll boost that ROI big time.
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HouseLogic took a look at the projects that already are known for getting you a good chunk of money back when you sell. They compared the costs of DIYing these projects to show how much more your ROI would be.
For example, replacing your entry door with a new steel one tends to have the best value, year after year. If you're able to install it properly yourself, it's even a better move:
You'd need to make sure you have the skills to do these projects, naturally, such as the deck addition or bathroom facelift, and sometimes it's best to leave projects to the pros. DIYing also trades your time and effort for money.
But with the return on investment possibly five times as much as hiring out, it might be worth brushing up on your home improvement skills.
Check out the post below for more DIY versus hire ROI comparisons.