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Does second laundry room add value to a house?

We're planning to finish our basement and I'm wondering if we should add a second laundry room. Will that add value to our house?
Asked By Barnet . | Fort Worth, TX | 38 views | Remodeling | 3 weeks ago
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Adrian Tridel

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Adding a second laundry room to a house could potentially add value in certain circumstances, but it is unlikely to be a worthwhile investment for most homeowners. Here are a few reasons why: Firstly, adding a second laundry room requires significant space and resources. Not only do you need to find a suitable location for the new laundry room, but you also need to install plumbing, electrical outlets, and potentially ventilation. This can be a costly and time-consuming process, especially if you need to hire contractors to help with the installation. Secondly, unless you have a very large household or frequently host guests, it is unlikely that you would need a second laundry room. Most families are able to manage their laundry needs with a single laundry room, and adding a second one would likely be an unnecessary luxury. Lastly, even if you were to add a second laundry room, it may not necessarily increase the value of your home. While some homebuyers may see it as a desirable feature, others may not be willing to pay more for a second laundry room, especially if it comes at the expense of other features that they consider more important. while adding a second laundry room may seem like a nice idea, it is unlikely to add significant value to your home and may not be worth the time, effort, and expense.

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