A common misconception among homeowners when it comes to home remodeling and renovation is that cost equals value. However, not every renovation or remodeling effort will pay off at closing.
I assure you, Mr. Powers, that there is no payoff that is great enough to make up for the pain in my arms and shoulders for removing an entire sidewalk's worth of concrete, so that I can put in paving stones.
Some things we do for ourselves.