They say that the kitchen is the heart of the home, but we find that it’s bathrooms that top homeowners’ wish lists. When choosing a floor plan and customizing your home, you might be confused as to which bath upgrades are worth it, and which you can do without. Here are some of the best bath upgrades to increase your home value and make it more family-friendly.
Did you know that a master bath is one of the biggest influences on a home buyer’s decision to purchase a place? That’s because master baths are highly convenient and make a huge difference when it comes to quality of life. While it may seem unnecessary, a master bath is a must-have for resale value.
Separate Shower and Tub
While putting in a standard shower/tub combo might save a little money, a separate shower and tub won’t cost much more in the long run and seriously increases resale value. As far as investment goes, this is one area in your bathroom that you won’t want to ignore.
Jack and Jill Sinks
Putting “jack and jill” or separate sinks in your master bathroom makes sense, especially if you get ready for the day at the same time as your spouse. But don’t neglect the kids’ bathroom: Separate sinks there will reduce before-school fights and give your kids the space they desperately need as they grow.
Some of the stuff that’s not as important might include:
- Heated flooring
- Jetted tubs
- Steam showers
Of course, it’s your home – your way! The beauty of building a new construction home is getting to choose your own priorities and the stuff you can live without. Happy building!