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3 Ways to Increase Your Home Value

Freshly painted exterior of homeWhether you are looking to put your home on the market or just do some simple upgrades, staying away from expensive home renovations can still increase your home’s look and value more than you might realize. There is no need to knock down walls or tear up your flooring.

Here are a few simple ways you can increase your home’s value:

  • Fresh Coat of Paint
  • Spread a little Mulch
  • Concentrate on Curb Appeal

Take a look at these suggestions on small improvements you can try for both the interior and exterior of your home!

A Fresh Coat of PaintFreshly painted exterior of home

One of the best ways to upgrade your home is with a few coats of paint. Painting a few rooms in your home can transform your space in many different ways, especially if you pick key rooms to paint. While the cost can range from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand, it is important to do your research. The best results are seen when a professional painting company is hired. They are able to do the job quickly and efficiently without the trouble of doing it yourself and worrying about messing up the job. Many people underestimate the task of painting a room, not realizing how precise you have to be in order to have a streak free, clean paint job. If you haven’t repainted some of the rooms in your home in a number of years and they are starting to look dull, this is one of the easiest ways to bring some life back into that room. Not only would refreshing a few rooms inside your home add value, but also giving the exterior a splash of paint can dramatically bring your curb appeal to the next level as well. Although, keep in mind that painting the exterior of your home will be more time consuming and costly than just a few rooms inside. Whether you choose to repaint your house the same color or decide to switch it up, the look of a freshly coated houseĀ 

Spread a Little MulchFreshly painted exterior of home

Mulching and minor landscaping updates can also go a long way. Some people may not have the time or energy to work on their landscaping, especially if you have a big yard, it can feel like an overwhelming task. Mulching can help to improve the fertility of your soil and give the front of your home a healthier look. Landscaping can also be a tricky task due to the need for special tools that you may not have. Having a company that can keep your lawn looking clean and green can really make the biggest difference in your curb appeal. Even adding some new plants and flowers can make the front of your house pop, giving it a warm and inviting vibe.

Think About Curb AppealFreshly painted exterior of home

As mentioned above, being mindful of your curb appeal can go a long way when it comes to upgrading different areas of your home. Of course, you can take a dramatic approach and totally revamp your yard, or you can consider adding a small stone wall to the front of your home. Many times, it would depend on your neighborhood and location, but some home have a small stone wall where the grass meets the front side walk. It can serve to make the home look more elegant in the front and or as an alternative to a fence. Freshly painted exterior of homeWhile this can sometimes be a big project depending on your yard and the size of the stone wall you may be looking to build, the look of a stone wall can add some much-needed elegance to front yard. But, be sure to research whether a stone wall would be the best fit for your landscape. If you are wanting to add stone for look over functionality, this could definitely add to the curb appeal of your home. If a stone wall isn’t right for you or your yard, there are other small ways to utilize stone in your yard to add elegance to your home. This could be by replacing some areas of mulch with rocks or stones, adding some small boulders to your garden, or choosing a slightly larger boulder as a centerpiece in a small garden. There are many ways to utilize stones of all shapes and sizes in your yard, you just have to determine which is the best fit.

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Making these three simple improvements to your home can reap big rewards, especially if you are looking to put it on the market. It could make all the difference in selling your home quickly or it spending months on the market. A buyer’s first impression is key, as you never get a second chance at it. Even if you are looking to stay in your home, a few simple upgrades can have a positive effect on how you feel about your home. Let our team of experts at Painters in CT help you upgrade your yard or paint the walls of your home. We are happy to help you throughout the whole process so you know it will be done correctly! Visit our website for more information or give us a call today!

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