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Published On: Wed, Nov 20th, 2019

4 Small Home Improvements That Make A Big Impact

Improving your home doesn’t have to involve expensive and time-consuming projects. That’s why simple home improvements can easily enhance your living space, boost your property value and make your home appeal more to buyers if you decide to sell. With this in mind, here are four small home improvements that make a big impact. 

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1. Repaint the walls 

Giving your walls a fresh coat of paint is an affordable way to instantly freshen up your interiors and give your home a more polished appearance. You can apply a neutral shade of white or cream to give your interiors a clean and airy feel. Alternatively, you can add some color with a vibrant shade. Don’t forget to give your ceilings a fresh coat of paint at the same time, and remember that lighter colors help your rooms appear larger and brighter. Repainting your home is a relatively simple project that most homeowners can do themselves. You can find plenty of advice and tips on how to paint your home interiors

2. Update your front door 

Your front door is often the first thing that people see on the approach to your home. For that reason, even small improvements can make a big impact on your property’s overall curb appeal. You should always consider replacing your front door if it becomes damaged or worn. Not only will this improve your curb appeal, but it will also make your home more safe and secure. A cheaper alternative is to paint your front door or add stylish additions like timber door handles or glass paneling. Even small changes can give your front door a completely new look and modernize the exterior of your property. 

3. Declutter your home 

If your home has accumulated clutter, why not get the whole family involved in a declutter project to create a more functional and organized living space. Cleaning and getting rid of clutter should cost you nothing apart from time, and you may be surprised to see the massive difference it will make to your home. You may even be able to make some extra cash by selling your unused or unwanted items online or at local garage sales. Donate any items you can’t sell to local charity shops. The most effective way to declutter your home is by completing one room at a time. That way, you will be motivated to continue with your cleaning efforts. Once you have finished decluttering your home, make sure you have an efficient cleaning schedule in place to avoid clutter from accumulating again. 

4. Modernize your bathrooms 

Bathroom remodels are one of the most popular home improvement projects, but they are often extremely expensive. Fortunately, you can easily modernize your bathroom by giving your walls a fresh coat of paint, updating fixtures and replacing old flooring. Adding modern accessories like rugs and artwork can instantly add style to an outdated bathroom. You should also carry out any repairs and replace any damaged or missing tiles as soon as possible. This will help keep your bathroom in good condition and give it a well-kept appearance. 

Author: Carol Trehearn

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