Zillow Advice: Home Improvement - Home Improvement http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Home-Improvement/448919/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate A lot depends on the price ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Home-Improvement/448919/ <p>A lot depends on the price range of the home.&nbsp; The range of value in your home really dictates what upgrades should be done for maximum value.&nbsp; Without knowing the values nearby it is really hard to say.</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 04:52:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Home-Improvement/448919/ 2013-08-13T04:52:00Z Windows, doors, cabinetry ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Home-Improvement/448919/ <p>Windows, doors, cabinetry and the like are 'make or break' by the finishing<br/>process...via the finish carpenter.<br/>The cheaper the process the cheaper the look, drywall wrap would be the cheapest then there is the picture frame look, I personally don't care for either.<br/>If you want a great finish look for your window you can get it by changing the way the window is finished or trimmed out.<br/>You will need to pick up a 'Trim' book, you can find them at Lowes or get on Amazon and find a used one. however you can't see inside the ordered ones.<br/>This book will show you different variations of wall treatments as well as windows, many of them even break down the process for you.<br/>Skill level on this ( based on 5) is probably a 3+ so you may want to hire a finish carpenter...this skill usually is a 60.00+ per hour one, but understand that a good finish carpenter can do a lot in an hour.<br/>If he or she (finish carpenter) does their job well...you probably won't even<br/>want to put a window treatment on it.<br/>Finding a finish carpenter may be hard too, it is a trade that is slowly being lost.<br/>-Joseph-</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 11:44:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Home-Improvement/448919/ 2013-07-02T11:44:00Z