8 tricks to increase the value of your home

1. Clean very thoroughly inside the house.

The house must be free of stains, odors, moisture … All this obviously rejection. This commandment is vital. Athorough professional cleaning. In addition to regular cleaning dusting, vacuuming, and mopping, be sure to reach the most hidden areas: including vents, baseboards, cabinets, shutters and door handles. Steam clean carpets, wash the walls and windows, and replacing broken windows or screens. The house should be so clean that invite to be occupied by visitor.

2. Improve the kitchen

Discusses how you can improve your kitchen with a small expense. All housewives want to have a functional, modern, attractive kitchen … It is a cornerstone in the house. Certainly remodeling a kitchen can be expensive.  Instead of a full review, we must choose to change the little things. For example: a good hand and layers of paint, change the knobs and handles for cabinets with new ones that are very nice… Even change some elements that are badly damaged it will cost less than to do a complete replacement.

3. Paint the house with an attractive color

You may be in love with its red walls, but more likely a potential buyer is not. It’s smart to add an inner layer of fresh paint in a neutral color like white, sand, or putty. A semi-gloss paint will make the walls appear brighter; an ‘eggshell’ finish can be used to hide under, such as dents in the drywall or small cracks in plaster imperfections.

4. Install dimmers or new switches

The caps light switches can age a house and provide a poor appearance (dirt, damage …). Install new ones usually low cost and improves their appearance. One possibility is to place voltage regulators (you must first ensure that existing electrical wiring permits). In any case if you make sure to turn off electrician “leads” (the main power of the house or room) before doing any work with a plug or switch.

5. Flushing the outside of the house

Pressure washing can transform the look and increase the overall curb appeal of your home. Therefore, it has to use a powerful jet of pressurized water to clean all the siding, sidewalks, driveways, and decks. If you do not have pressure washer, you can rent a unit at a local hardware store or also hire a firm pressure washer.

6. Gardening and pots

Nice plants change the physiognomy of a house. The make elegant, attractive, happy. They are fundamental, if well cared get a great signal to buyers: it is a house that has been well maintained. Depending on the existing landscaping (trees, grass, or just pots …) must be pruned. A grouping of potted plants near the door is a great way to add color and attractive costs much less to hire a landscaper to redo your yard, garden or driveway.

7. Replace exterior doors and garage

To improve the exterior appearance of your home is highly recommended replacement entry doors, front door, and garage doors (if they are damaged). This may be more expensive. If not you can afford, as we did in the kitchen other option is to change the knobs, handles and others by new and beautiful designs. This small change can make your doors look like new. If the doors are still good, give them a good pressure washing or a good coat of paint may be sufficient.

8. Check the soil and act accordingly

Hardwood floors are very attractive just beneath carpet covering the entire floor. To check is caught in a small corner of the carpet and in an inconspicuous area of the apartment and checked. Had hardwood underneath, you can remove the carpet and restore the original soil. In any case coat the house with a faso not expensive parquet can make your whole house and give a radically different, new and clean look.

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