6 Worst Home Fixes for the Money

By Dana Dratch | Bankrate.com – Fri, Apr 13, 2012 3:08 AM EDT

It’s the magic phrase uttered by almost anyone who’s ever considered the cost of home remodeling: “We’ll get it back when we sell.”

Unless you keep those projects practical, though, you might just be kidding yourself.

For example:

Steel front door: Good.

Master suite addition costing more than the average American home: Bad.

Every year, Remodeling magazine looks at the hottest home upgrades and renovations and calculates just how much owners get back with they sell. Click to read more>