Our Blogs

Tips on How You Can Increase the Value of Your Kit Home

There are many reasons why you would want to increase the value of your kit home, but most of the time this is because you want it to be sold. So to help you think of many ways how this can be done, we have listed the following tips:

Tips on How You Can Increase the Value of Your Kit Home

Clean and Reorganize

Your home can add thousands of dollars to its value if it gets deep cleaned and decluttered. You can start by going through your closet and getting rid of anything that you don’t need or want.

But wait, I just want to add value to it but I am not moving out; should I still clean and reorganise?

If you decide to stay and still live in your kit home, cleaning and reorganising can still bring you many benefits. So, with or without the thought of selling your home; getting it deep cleaned and cluttered every now and then is still a good idea.


Upgrading Your Kitchen

The kitchen is one of the most critical components of a home. It can affect how much you get from a sale and how much space you have.

Upgrading Your Kitchen

If your kitchen is already outdated, a minor update could still have an impact on the value of your home. You may repaint the cabinets, swap your countertops, or add new light fixtures. This will give your kitchen a new and fresh look.

For instance, a project to install modern hardware on your kitchen counters could recoup about 73 percent of the cost. So, this is something for you to consider.



A home’s energy efficiency can have a significant impact on its value.

“Only one study looked at Australia (the ACT scheme, which has operated since 2003). It found a 2.4% price premium for a six-star house and a 9.4% premium for a seven-star house compared to a 3 star home. For Australia, with a median house price of $773,635 in late 2019, the ACT results equate to potential price premiums of $18,500 and $72,721.” – The Conversation

You may start by installing more energy efficient air conditioning systems, especially if it is already old. Another way is to renovate your bathroom beginning with your choice of shower head. By choosing a low-flow showerhead, you can already decrease the flow rate to just 2.5 gpm. This is more economical compared to showerheads that use 5 gallons per minute.


Low-Maintenance and Durable

Another factor home buyers look out for when choosing a new home is how low maintenance it is and its durability. This is especially true for locations with changing weather whose exterior can easily be damaged. So if you see that your exterior needs repair, it helps to have this fixed and repainted before you go and put it in the market.


Home Improvements Financing

Home renovations and upgrades are not a simple task. It also requires a big amount of money. So if you believe you need additional funds, go and look for financing options to help you.



The value of kit houses can increase by adding quality features including appliances, flooring, lighting fixtures and other home improvements. It may be a bit of a challenge for you but with the help of expert kit home designers and builders, it can most certainly happen.

Let Steelbuilt help you improve yours. Schedule an appointment with us.

Search Blog Posts

Recent Posts

Why Steelbuilt Kit Homes Are The Future Of Construction

Our Blogs There's no doubt that the construction industry is changing. Thanks to technological advances, we can now build homes and other structures faster, and with fewer materials. Steelbuilt kit homes are one of the latest innovations in construction, and they...

How Easy Is It To Assemble A Steelbuilt Home?

Our Blogs A Steelbuilt home is a prefabricated home that is made of steel. They are proven to be easier to assemble than traditional homes, and they are also proven to be more durable. But, you may be asking, how easy is it really to assemble one of these homes? And...

How to Pick the Perfect Steel Kit Home For Your Needs

Our BlogsSteel homes are popular for a reason: they're strong, durable, and can be designed to fit your specific needs. But with so many different steel kit home brands and options available, how do you choose the perfect one for you? Here are some of our tips to help...

What You Should Know Before Buying a Transportable Home

Our BlogsTransportable homes are becoming more and more popular every day, and for good reasons. Here are some of the things you need to know about them:What is a transportable home and what are the benefits of owning one? A transportable home, also known as a modular...

Tips for Choosing the Right Insulation for Your Kit Home

Our BlogsDifferent insulation will work better in different climates, so make sure you pick the option that will keep your kit home warm in the winter and cool in the summer.How do you choose the right one? Here are five tips for choosing the right insulation for your...