November 23, 2020

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Smithfield Home Improvement Trends: See Neighbors’ Top Projects

Ever wonder what home improvement projects your neighbors are tackling? Ever take a peek over the fence to see what they’re working on? Patch has partnered up with HomeAdvisor to help you do just that! Here are the top requested home improvement projects in Smithfield:

  1. Waste, Junk, Building Materials and Debris – Remove and Haul
  2. Estimated cost in the Smithfield area: $200

    Task description from HomeAdvisor: “One of the unfortunate realities about quarantine is that living at home can make even the tidiest spaces, a bit more unkempt than normal. Part of living in a home is producing waste. It’s unavoidable and often a hassle, especially if your home design doesn’t create a streamlined process for getting it out of your home. Find a pro to help you remove and dispose of your waste responsibly and economically.”

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  • Faucets, Fixtures and Pipes – Repair or Replace
  • Estimated cost in the Smithfield area: $295

    Task description from HomeAdvisor: “Like anything else in your home that experiences regular use, your faucets and pipes require occasional maintenance. Fortunately, most sink related upkeep is easily accomplished with a quick DIY investment. But, occasionally an issue will arise that may require the expertise of a professional.”

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  • Exterior Home or Structure – Paint or Stain
  • Estimated cost in the Smithfield area: $3,000

    Task description from HomeAdvisor: “The best paint color for your house’s exterior highlights your home’s architectural features and complements its natural surroundings. For a professional finish, hire a local exterior home painter to get the job done. This will increase the value of your home and appeal to more homebuyers.”

    Task description from HomeAdvisor: “Electrical safety is an important part of responsible homeownership. It requires that you always follow the proper procedures when working with electrical outlets and wiring. Remember, electricity can be deadly. If you’re not experienced in this work, it’s always best to call in a licensed electrician to perform repairs or improvements.”

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  • Central A/C – Install
  • Estimated cost in the Smithfield area: $5,900

    Task description from HomeAdvisor: “Central air conditioning installation is one job that can make a dramatic change in the overall comfort of your home. At the flip of a switch, no matter what it is like outside, you’ll be able to relax indoors at whatever temperature you choose. Central air conditioning installation is likely to add value to your property, and even save you money on energy bills if it is replacing several window units.”

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  • Bathroom – Remodel
  • Estimated cost in the Smithfield area: $10,550

    Task description from HomeAdvisor: “Remodeling your bathroom is one of the best investments you can make when it comes to home improvement. Furthermore, because it’s one of the most popular projects for homeowners to undertake, an entire industry has risen up to cater to bathroom installation projects. A bathroom installation involves a wider variety of projects than any other room in the home. Talk to the appropriate professionals about what you need to do to get your bathroom installation underway”

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  • Appliances (All Types) – Repair or Service
  • Estimated cost in the Smithfield area: $179

    Task description from HomeAdvisor: “The sheer number of appliances in a home means that sooner or later one will go on the fritz. And it could happen at the worst possible time—the oven going out right before the holidays, for example. With more than 8 million appliance repairs happening each year, appliance repairpersons are in high demand, so it pays to have a few reputable ones to call.”

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    Whether you decide to go with one, or all, of these projects, one thing’s for sure, any investment to your home will pay off in strides. Regular upkeep and maintenance adds value and helps you feel more comfortable in your space, especially as we continue trying to do everything, from home.

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