What's Hot In Home Improvement This Year?

If conquering a kitchen renovation or adding an outdoor living space has been on your to-do list, you’ll want to know what’s currently trending for home improvements and design.  After all, a well-planned update can add substantial value to your life and your home. Some of the leading must-haves among buyers include:

  • High-Tech Home Innovation
  • Pops of color
  • Seamless indoor-outdoor living concepts

With that in mind, consider these when brainstorming your next project.

Outdoor Cooking – Buyers are looking for spacious, open kitchens and seamlessly connected outdoor dining spaces.  And, on average, homeowners get a 130% return on their outdoor kitchen projects when time to resell.  Consider adding these appliances:

  • Pizza Oven
  • Easy-clean, smooth-top grills
  • Internet-connected refrigerator

Spice Things Up – By using a range of colors, textures and styles you can give a space new life.  A noticeable and sleek revamp will attract the most buyers.  If you're worried about it all coming together, utilize the creative mind of a professional interior designer.  On the trend:

  • Black stainless finish appliances
  • Farmhouse sinks, faucets, tubs and vanities in colors that pop
  • Antique art deco furnishings with a modern twist

Technology - High-tech innovation has come as far as giving people ultimate control and convenience right at their fingertips.  It's now possible to control home lighting, temperature and entertainment from your mobile smart phone.  Other home technology in high demand this year will be:

  • WiFi connected appliances
  • App integrated home security/surveillance systems
  • Voice-Controlled Speakers

Stay tuned for more home trends on the rise as the year progresses.