The best way to update your home

Tired of looking at the same dreary walls? Want to add value to your home but don’t have huge funds for a massive renovation?

There are many small changes you can make to your home to make it feel and look brand new without breaking the bank – all you need to be is savvy.

The right ideas and planning can make all the difference when it comes to transforming a few of your rooms and it doesn’t need to be expensive either.

We’re going to take a look at two very cost-effective options that can make all the difference to your home. They are:

Custom blinds

These days it is very easy to buy blinds online that are perfectly fitted and suited to your home. However, finding the right company can be difficult – make sure they have the right sizing processes during your checkout, or you may end up with ill-fitted blinds.

Blinds can be a cheaper alternative to shutters and can look just as modern and pretty.

They can add a better sense of luxury to the room as well as many other benefits:

  • Gives you a better sense of privacy
  • Can make the room appear bigger than it is
  • Acts as a second layer of insulation
  • Can be similar to double glazing
  • A stylish alternative to curtains

Refresh with paint

All it takes is a lick of paint to really transform your home. Plus, it doesn’t have to be expensive and can really add extra value to your home in the long-run.

You, of course, can take on this DIY project on your own, however, if you are really looking to add value to your home then it will be best done if a professional painter complete this for you.

They can make a room look very polished with certain techniques such as trim and painting ceilings with lighter shades to make your rooms feel bigger and larger.

To take it that little bit further it’s always best to update the exterior of your home with a fresh lick of paint too. As you may know, many potential buyers tend to judge a property with how it looks and this can be very important when it comes to making a sale.

What you might not know is that updating the exterior of the house is something new homeowners renovate straight away after purchasing their home.

Other useful updates:

You can also upgrade your home and value to it by adding the following:

  • Carpet trim to your stairs
  • Placing fresh flowers where possible
  • Letting as much light into the home where able
  • Removing furniture that’s too large
  • Make sure the exterior is free from debris