When homeowners weigh options for home improvements, they usually do so to improve the look of their property. This is all well and good. After all, it certainly never hurts to have a home that is the best looking on the block. What many do not realize, however, is that looks alone are not the only benefit home improvement provides. When a home’s appearance is improved, the equity of the home can also be positively impacted. In other words, home improvement work can actually increase the value of a home. And, yes, this increase in value can sometimes be significant.