Quick and Easy Ways to Increase Your Home Value with DIY Projects

No need to break the bank when you are planning on updating your home! Below are simple and easy ways to spruce up your home, and increase the value of your home! The best part about it is, is that these easy DIYs don’t break the bank!

  1. Update Old Carpeting
    Out of style or worn-out carpeting can decrease the perceived value of your home. Replacing the old carpeting or rugs can make a huge impact on the style and value of your home. To do this without breaking the bank, area rugs can also be beneficial! Check out stores like HomeGoods for beautiful, designer area rugs at discounted prices!
  2. Change Light Fixtures
    Updating outdated light fixtures can bring your home’s style up-to-date. To stay within a smaller budget, updating lampshades and and switch plates on light switches can also make your home feel much more modern!
  3. Fresh Paint
    Painting rooms in a home neutral colors can make it more appealing to more potential buyers. It makes it easier for buyers to visualize themselves in that particular space with a basic color. A gallon of paint can cost as little as $25 and can go a long way for your homes value!
  4. Re-Caulk the Kitchen and Bathroom
    After some time, caulking around the sinks and bathtubs becomes brittle and yellow. A $5 bottle of caulk can make these rooms go from drab to fab!
  5. Update Cabinet Handles
    Replacing old cabinet handles in the kitchen and bathroom can make your house feel updated and modern, without having to replace the actual cabinets.
  6. Spruce Up the Yard
    The outside is the first thing a potential buyer sees when viewing your home. Planting flowers and trimming trees and bushes can freshen up your yard. Power washing the sidewalk, walkways, and porch or deck can increase your home’s curb appeal! Even a fresh coat of paint on the front door can be very eye-catching!
  7. Replace Faucets
    New faucets can cost anywhere between $30 and $60 dollars and can completely freshen up bathroom sinks and showers! Replacing the old and tarnished faucets makes the rooms very appealing to the eye of the buyer!

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