Top 10 Smart Renovations, According to the Property Bros

Whether you stay in your home or move to new digs, the Property Brothers say these renovations are likely to yield the best return on your investment.

Photo courtesy of Dennys Ilic

1. Open floor plan
Add a spacious feel to older homes by opening them up.

2. More storage
Find creative solutions for stashing your treasures.

3. Hot and cool stuff
Energy-efficient systems can make a home more comfortable and affordable.

4. High ceilings
If you can spare the attic space, consider vaulting your ceiling.

5. Master bath
Any master bedroom benefits from a master bath and/or walk-in closet.

6. Durable surfaces
Check out easy-care floors and no-maintenance counter tops.

7. Custom closets
For just a few hundred bucks, install a properly organized closet system. It’s well worth it.

8. Finished basement  
This is one of the least obtrusive, biggest impacts you can make to a home.

9. Natural light
Add or enlarge windows to help save on heating/cooling costs.

10. Exterior doors
Update a manual garage door and replace front and back doors to brighten a home and give it a whole new look.

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