The average time people would stay in their homes used to be 3-5 years, but with the housing market and economy a new trend has emerged. With declining house values and stringent financing homeowners are making the decision to change how they live rather than change where they live. Instead of moving, they are staying put and turning their existing home into their dream home.
If you are going to go through the remodeling process why not add features that will pay you back? For instance change out your existing shower heads with high-efficiency shower heads and you will save $300 per year for $180 initial investment. Check out this awesome infographic done by One Block Off the Grid for other great money saving tips.