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3 Masonry Additions to Boost Your Home’s Value

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Real estate can be a profitable business, but the profit depends on how you go about selling your house. While most people would consider it stupid to build and invest in a house you are planning on selling; the fact is that these few features can add quite a bit of value to your house.

In the end, these small additions will increase the overall value of your property and make it more appealing to potential buyers. Here are some masonry additions that will increase the appeal of your house.

Invest In a Driveway

Curb appeal and first impressions are very important for potential buyers. If your house isn’t appealing on the outside, there is litter chance that the buyer would even want to come inside. A concrete driveway would typically cost you about 4 to 8 dollars per square foot, and the total cost would be between 2400 to 4800 dollars.

A concrete driveway will require less maintenance and can last anywhere from 25 to 75 years. It is estimated that a driveway can add up to 7000 dollars in home value which is almost double the amount you paid to get it constructed in the first place.

concrete driveway leading up to a stunning white house.

Build a Patio

A patio is also a great masonry addition to your house. People love patios because it becomes an extension of their living space, making it easier to host parties. Your patios can also be taken up another notch by adding a concrete or brick fire pit in the center. This fire pit will function as a campfire, making it easy for you to camp outside with your children and emulate what actual camping feels like without having to leave your home.

outdoor fireplace on the patio

Add an Outdoor Fireplace

Outdoor fireplaces are very versatile and can be utilized in multiple ways. It can boost the overall appeal of your patio and home and, of course, increase the value of your property. These fireplaces can be built usually a wide variety of materials particularly brick, stone, and concrete. The best-looking ones are the brick fireplaces because they add a retro and vintage feel to your house.

If you are looking for a professional masonry services, then Creative Masonry & Chimney LLC is the way to go. We have experienced and highly trained professionals who do their utmost to satisfy the clients’ needs.