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Affordable Updates That Will Make Your Homes Stylish

Constantly updating the look of your homes does not only increase its value. It also makes your home a better place for your growing family. So whether you want to sell your homes in the future or you would simply want to make your home parallel with the latest trends in design, you’ve got yourselves covered with these tips and strategies from us.

The actual return of your investment in keeping your homes up-to-date may not be converted into cash, but it can make your home’s condition a favorable and endearing one, something your family can enjoy for a lifetime.

Here are a few tips on how to increase and boost the value of your homes.

Have a kitchen that really cooks

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The kitchen is the busiest part of any home especially with a stay-at-home-mom at tow. Whether you plan to sell your home or to keep it as your family home for a long time, make sure that your kitchen are indeed functional in all possible ways. Check if the HVAC and gas lines are in top shape, lighting fixtures working and appliances most likely updated. Replacing the kitchen faucet, cabinet handles tiles and repainting your kitchen walls after a certain period of time instantly updates it look. A clean organized and well-layout kitchen also increases its efficiency.

Keep your bathrooms tidy and clean

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Bathrooms are the second most important and used area in a home, thus requiring the most and frequent update possible. A new toilet sink or accent tiles can be easily installed on your own or at a low cost making a difference in the whole look of your bath. Constantly updating the look of your bathroom ensures that small problems like leaks or clogs are being addressed.

Increasing your storage space

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Old home are known for having insufficient closet space. If your family has already outgrown your home, consider adding a small room or two where you can store items or a room that can be converted into a walk in closet. It may take up a few months and a few thousand dollars to do the job but the end results are definitely worth it.

Give your floors a second look

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Floorings, rugs and carpets can also instantly make a room look great or can make it look dull. You can replace chipped tiles or go for floor polishing when deemed necessary. A professional carpet cleaning service can also be considered as an inexpensive investment instead of having to tear down your old and improperly maintained carpets at home.

Reframe your Door Entries

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Do you still have flimsy door knobs on your main door? You are not only compromising the look of your homes as well as its security. It is thus substantial to have not only a nice looking handle and lock set but a sturdy one as well. Revamping the look of your main door or changing it completely can also send positive signals about your home.

Changing the look of your home is not as costly as you think it is. Simple changes can bring a brand new look for your homes. With several ideas and inspiration you can practically get anywhere, you can increase the value and efficiency of your homes at a fraction of a cost.



Catlyn or Cat, your DIY mom blogger at your service. Check out my blog to know more about me and my life as a DIY homemaker!

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