Types of Home Improvement

By | April 30, 2010

A home improvement is the process of repairing, maintenance, restoration, or improvement of home or real estate. Some of the most general types of home improvements are setting up a new roof, surfacing a driveway, remodeling a kitchen or bathroom and setting up a fence.

Types of Home Improvement
Home improvement usually means constructing projects which will change the paln of a home or change the exterior premises of home like the lawn, garden, garage or patio.

Home improvement projects generally include one or more purposes like:

Interior design for additional beauty

  • Painting and wallpapering walls and also ceilings.
  • Setting up flooring like wood paneling, tiling, carpets, linoleum, or other flooring objects.
  • Elevating and repairing doors and windows.
  • Installing modern cabinetry for kitchens and bathrooms.
  • Advancing appliances like sinks, bathtubs, fixtures for kitchens and bathrooms.
  • Remodeling the backyard or front yard using patios, decks, porches or landscaping.


  • Repairing electrical and plumbing applications.
  • Roof substitute or fix-ups.
  • Structural repairs caused due to water damage or natural disasters.

Comfort Upgrades

  • Installing modern or advanced heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)
  • Enhancing bathrooms, music rooms and bedrooms by soundproofing.


  • Fire system repairs or upgrades like sprinkler systems, fire alarms, and other fire safety devices.
  • Home safety improvements like burglar alarms, security doors and security windows.
  • Shelter installation for protection from earthquakes, tornadoes, and hurricanes.

Home Additions

  • Building extra rooms to the home or adding an extra floor to the home.
  • Modifying unused space into usable space, like modifying one’s garage into a family room.