2018 Home Renovation Trends You Can Try for Your Next Home Project  


In an article published in the EC&M magazine at the start of 2017, it has been predicted that the year would see a growth in home prices and an increase in home remodeling investments. And, indeed, it did. The year ended with up to 6.7% growth in home repair and improvement expenditures.

Home experts say that 2018 will continue the high profit and revenue growth which is evident not only in 2017 but also in 2016. So, if you have not done your home renovations last year, you might as well do it this 2018. While you’re at it, it’s best that you do the trendiest renovations.

Warm and Relaxed Roofing Finish

While browsing among the many roofing choices at Metal Master Shop, think about something grandeur yet relaxed. Warm coasts and sand dunes are great motifs for your roof. Try to choose a color with a touch of shale, driftwood, charcoal, or beige. Light blue combined with other soft palettes will not be bad either.

Concrete Countertops

I know what you’re probably thinking right now. What’s so good about concrete? At first sight, concrete may be borderline ugly. However, when you use it right, it can be just what you need to make a piece stand out. Concrete is easy to use, durable, and versatile. So you might want rethink before you buy a granite countertop, which is, by now, a thing of the past.

DIY Decors

Since 2016, people have been hyped about handmade decors, and this trend is showing no signs of slowing down. Try to bring out the inner artist in you and make your own decors. If you really can’t be bothered to do it, there are some handmade pieces you can buy online. Go for exotic and tribal patterns.

Smart Kitchens

Do you know that you can now integrate technology in almost every appliance in your kitchen? A smart kitchen is an evolved design. You can add sensors and other smart gadgets to make food storage, cooking, and preparation easier. Examples of devices you might want to add are a motion-sensor faucet and easy-to-control lighting.

Eco-friendly Design

Living smartly also means going green. Upgrade the insulation, install smart home automation systems, and choose energy-efficient windows and doors. Moreover, make sure that you use earth-friendly materials when remodeling your house. If you want to  know more about how to create an eco-friendly home, you can ask your constructor or an engineer.

Hardwood Flooring

There are many flooring options that you might want to try this year– ceramic tiles, vinyl,  and natural stone. However, the most popular flooring will still be hardwood. This popularity can be attributed to the material’s color and texture. If you want something that’s easy to clean, you can simply pick ceramic tiles that look like hardwood.


Make your home better by picking a warmer roofing finish, concrete countertops, smarter kitchen, DIY decors, eco-friendly design, and hardwood flooring. With these upgrades, you will be able to add value to your house.