Improve Your Home On A Dime

Real Estate With Heart May 8, 2020

Thinking about getting your home on the market when things are a little back to normal?

On a budget? Check out these affordable DIY transformations to prepare your home to look its best.

 

Use Wallpaper

Get the look of a marble backsplash or subway tiles using contact paper or peel and stick tiles. Wallpaper can also be a great way to make a statement and give your home more texture and detail.  A dramatic room can instantly be made soft and airy, or a dull room can be made vibrant and bright. Rooms that feels too can easily feel more cozy with darker wallpaper or a striking pattern.  There are pros and cons of using wallpaper or peel and stick tiles. The deciding factors to consider are ease of application, cost, and versatility to your space.

Visit this video tutorial for a step-by-step guide

Resurface Your Cabinets 

According to a recent survey by realtor.com, 80% of home buyers placed the kitchen in their list of top three most important spaces. Instead of replacing all of your cabinets, try a fresh coat of paint. While estimates for brand-new custom cabinets start at $12,000, A DIY refinishing project cost about $200 in supplies and it’s best to give yourself two full weekends to complete.

Visit HGTV for a step by step DIY guide.

 

Replace Your Front Door

Remodeling Magazine reports that replacing your front entry door with a steel door offers one of the best returns on investment for homeowners. On average, homeowners recoup 85.6% of the cost of a steel door when they sell their home.

 

Ad Home Tech That Buyers Love

 

A survey by Better Homes and Gardens found that 64 & of the millennials were interested in having smart technology in their homes. Tech can give your home just the right amount of competitive advantage it needs to sell. Smart locks and doorbells can make your daily life easier and could be a great perk for future buys. Think safety first with security cameras, smart alarms and detectors.

 

 

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