10 Do It Yourself Home Improvement Projects with the Best ROI

Ever wonder if DIY home improvements are really worth the time and money? From replacing carpet to simply sprucing up your yard, many home improvement and remodeling projects can yield a high return on investment. In other words, the value the renovation adds to your house is greater than the cost. Before bringing out the toolkit or paint brush, check out this DIY infographic to discover the best home improvements for resale.

DIY-infographic

You can increase your home’s value when you put the time and money into DIY home improvements. Consider funding your DIY projects with a home improvement loan from Nationwide Bank. Or tap into the equity on your home to fund your do it yourself home improvements with a home equity line of credit. A HELOC typically has a lower rate than credit cards, which means lower monthly payments and more money for DIY projects. Don’t forget to update your home insurance to reflect any home improvements you may have made since the last time you renewed your policy.

Top 10 DIY Home Improvements Recap

Here are the top do it yourself home improvement projects based on average cost, benefit and return on investment:

Project Cost Benefit ROI
Clean & De-clutter $402 $2,024 403%
Lighten & brighten $424 $1,690 299%
Electrical & Plumbing $807 $3,175 293%
Landscaping $564 $1,777 215%
Staging $724 $2,144 196%
Carpet $671 $1,746 160%
Floors $902 $1,867 110%
Paint interior $967 $2,001 107%
Kitchen & bathroom $1,957 $3,254 66%
Paint exterior $1,406 $2,176 55%

To add this infographic to your blog or web site, simply copy the code below and paste it into the HTML of your post or article:

BKM-2372AO

Related Posts

Comments

We want to publish your comment, so please:

  • • Use this space only to post a comment.
  • • Make sure your comment complies with the Nationwide Blog Terms and Conditions.
  • • Refrain from mentioning competitors or price information.
  • • Call 1-877 On Your Side® (1-877-669-6877) for customer service issues. The Nationwide Blog is not an official customer service channel.
  • • Don’t share personal information - yours or others.
  • • If you have an open claim or are involved in litigation, or have any doubt about whether you might be, don’t post.