4 Building Projects To Add Value to Your Home

Your home is one of the key investments that you will make in your life. We have compiled a list that includes some building projects and property improvements that you may wish to consider if you are planning to add value to your home in the Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge area. Contact us for advice or for a free estimate.

Fireplace & Chimney

Adding a fireplace and chimney can add as much as 11% to the value of your home, according to Re/Max Return. A fireplace makes a strong impression and focal point to a room. Not only is it aesthetically pleasing, it also has a functional side.

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Attractive patios are one of the top ten features that buyers are looking for in a new home, according to a survey by the National Association of Realtors. A well constructed and maintained patio increases the living space of your home in the summer months.

Landscaping Wall/Retaining Walls

Well built and properly located walls add value to your property by improving curb appeal. Retaining walls add levels to the exterior of your home and create eye appeal. A tastefully built landscaping wall that matches your home will spruce up the appearance of your yard and add variety. Walls are also functional, providing support, privacy and shelter from the elements.


It is probably more accurate to say that cracked or damaged parging will lower the value of your property. Nevertheless, repairing damaged foundation walls demonstrates to prospective buyers that the home has been well taken care of and that there should be less likelihood of water in the basement.

About Blackwell Masonry

Blackwell masonry has been providing top notch customer service in the Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge area for almost 3 decades. Our team of expert stonemasons are capable of tackling any project you may have quickly, efficiently, and according to your requirements. Contact us for a quote today, and have most projects completed in a couple of days.


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