If you watch enough home shows and read popular home remodel blogs, you might get the notion that remodeling your home is a given. Even your neighbors will show off their own home remodels and enthusiastically pass on their contractor's name to you.
However, home remodeling is not for everyone, every situation, or even for every house. Before you pull up that corner of carpet or start pulling off your old kitchen cabinetry, consider Remodeling's 2021 Cost vs. Value Report. You may be surprised the return on investment for some common home projects.