Without a doubt, the renovation of the entire house can add value to your home. However, this process of upgrading your home has the potential to push you into debt or use up your savings. Re-grouting, painting, or power washing your home’s exterior will not cost a lot of money, but they can increase your home’s value. With a few dollars and a DIY attitude,you have the possibility of listing your home at a much higher price whenever you are ready to sell. If you don’t want to sell, you can enjoy living in a more beautiful place. Here are 4 easy DIY interior updates to improve your home.
- Repaint the walls
If your walls have a fading wallpaper, outdated color, dirty paint or scratches, a few cans of paint can make a very big difference. To ensure that the value of your home is maximized for sale, select a neutral color scheme that appeals to a majority of potential buyers, makes spaces look more beautiful, and unifies the whole house.
- Putting up crown molding
Crown molding installation is a very easy task but has the potential of adding character to the rooms in your home. The best place to get crown molding is at a home improvement store. After getting it, all you need to do is cut it to the size which fits your room. If you lack the proficiency and skill to do so, you could ask the technicians in the store to cut it. After cutting, all you need to do is attach it to the top of the wall with nails. Some of these strips are already painted and it takes a bit of woodworking and the necessary tools to install them.
- Ceiling fans installation
I know that you like to save money on electricity bill. This therefore means that having a ceiling fan is the best option for your home. Air conditioning costs are highly reduced by ceiling fans. Additionally, heating costs are also heavily reduced since it ensures that warm air is circulated away from the ceiling. With wiring from the overhead lighting installed, all you need is between $50 to $200 to get a nice ceiling fan that will make your home more cozy.
- Restore and reveal hardwood floors
If you are in an old home, you are most likely to have a carpet covering your hardwood floors. Hardwood floors are always loved by many potential buyers and therefore, if you want to get more value for your home, you need to reveal them, nail down the squeaky pieces, and if possible, give them a good paint job. By restoring the wood floors, you will save more money as opposed to installing new floors.
All in all, upgrading your home should not always be complicated and expensive. These four DIY projects can improve the value of your home, whether you plan to live in it or sell it to someone else.