DIY Projects to Help Increase Your Home’s Value

Room_Kitchens_38Restore Your Walls– If it’s been a few years since you painted your walls and they are now full of nicks and scratches, a fresh coat of paint can make help make your rooms look new again. Try going with something neutral that merges throughout every room of your home to both make your space look bigger and appeal more to homebuyers. While you’re at it, try adding some new crown molding or painting old crown molding a complementary color that works with your new wall color like a white or dark brown. Check out these stunning crown molding ideas for inspiration!

Modernize Fixtures– If you’re fixtures are old and outdated, it may be time to switch them out. Shelling out a few bucks to add new outlet covers, light fixtures, curtain rods and doorknobs can help give your home the extra elegance it’s been needing.

Improve Window Treatments– The cheap plastic blinds that came on your windows when you originally purchased your home are not doing you any favors. Up your window treatment game by adding new drapery or try a shade with a pop of color to add some flair to your room. Check out these 15 stylish window treatments to help you find a style that works for your space.

Redo Your Bathroom: Upgrading your bathroom can add tremendous value to your home and can be done yourself! According to an Investopedia.com article, redoing your bathroom floor and adding a newer, more modern tile is a task that many can take on themselves without having to hire someone or deal with the cost of labor. You can also work on updating your bathroom amenities by adding a towel bar, new light fixtures, a new faucet, and a new spa style shower head.

Upgrade Your Kitchen: If you’re looking for a quick and easy upgrade that won’t take you as long or cost you as much as buying new cabinets, opt for painting or staining your current ones! Elect a white to help brighten the room and don’t forget to replace outdated cabinet nobs too to help complete your look. Take a look at these 10 ways to spruce up tired cabinets ideas for more ideas and inspiration.

Install a New Front Door: Don’t forget about your home’s exterior! While it’s easy to ignore, the outside of your home is the first and sometimes the only impression others will see, so it’s important to make it look its very best. Installing a new front door can cost a little extra, however, your boost in curb appeal will be worth it. If you can’t afford to purchase a brand new door, try painting your current one a new and inviting color. Check out these 15 before and after curb appeal makeovers to spark your own creative curb appeal ideas!

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