Upgrading your home while you are looking for prospective buyers is a daunting task. Making small improvements from the day you enter your house till the day you decide to sell it off will increase the monetary value of your property. While doing that it is not recommended to invest chunks of money in one room so that you are unable to fund other rooms of your house. Check these improvement ideas to keep yourself sorted:
1. Install a shiny tile floor, but don’t go for the slippery ones!
If you feel your bathroom is looking all shady and a bit creepy then installing a 3d bathroom tiles will completely brighten the look of your bathroom. Luckily, if your bathroom is small, then you also have the liberty to spend on some fancy option. If you didn’t know, bathroom tiles have the potency to drive off allergens and microbe. They sport a glossy look so you will have no trouble to clean your bathroom and in no time your bathroom will be spotless.
2. Remodel the fixtures one at a time
Updating the fixtures of both your bathroom and kitchen will breathe in new life into any space, however worn-out it may be. If you cannot really afford to replace your shelves you can start by installing new handles on the shelves. Believe it or not, all you have to do is to organize the items on the shelves, give them a quick clean up, and they will look like new ones freshly installed. Faucets have a love for rust, so in case you come across reddish-orange spots in your faucets don’t forget to replace those. And when you have no options other than replacing, always go for long-lasting options which will look appealing as well.
3. Time to give an appealing makeover to your home décor
When picking up home decors, you will have to keep this in mind that every time you enter through the door of your house, you should be greeted by a positive and cheerful ambiance. Décor and furnishings if picked the right way will also multiply the price of your home by a few times. Remember a home with decorative ceiling panels coordinated with textured wall panels will allure buyers immediately. If you own a walkway in front of your house, then adorn it with lanterns and maybe with colorful artificial flowers, try it, and it will be a treat to watch. If your walkways comprise of roughly lying rocks, then match the wall panel of your front door accordingly with the faux stone interior wall.
4. For a steamy look, a steam shower is a must!
Jokes apart, a steam shower is very much in demand right now thanks to the relaxing and rejuvenating benefits it bestows to us. And luckily if you stay in a country with crazy winter temperatures, then equipping your bathroom with a steam shower will intensify the monetary value of your home by about 29%. Prospective buyers are always on the look-out for amenities that will help them relax, and what can anyone ask more if they own a wellness spa at home?
5. A programmable thermostat to save energy
If you didn’t know, then your home heating costs account for about 40 % of your utility bills! If you have always wondered why after paying bills every month you turn broke and you have now got a culprit to blame. Older models of the thermostat are set at a fixed temperature, and they don’t offer the flexibility to you to change the temperature. But installing a programmable thermostat will let you customize the temperature range throughout a day. For energy saving, you can reduce the temperature inside your home by a few degrees during napping time or while you step out of your house. Doing this, you will not only cut costs at the end of every month, but you might attract prospective buyers as they will appreciate your progressive thinking.
6. Floors can warm you up as well!
Heated floors are a thing right now, and needless to say, it is getting all the desired fame in snowy countries. Under-floor heating is considered to be one of the luxurious amenities, and if your home is equipped with it, the price will automatically climb up a few notches. Don’t you always hate when the chilled floors hit you, every time you attempt to walk barefooted in your house? So it’s time to take revenge and install heated flooring, but keep this in mind if you are up for it, you will have to bear the construction woes.
7. The outdated toilet is a big NO
Every day is the best day when it comes to getting rid of an outdated toilet coupled with worn out fixtures. If it’s the beginning of the month and you are willing to splurge then go to the store and take home a stylish toilet. However, if you aren’t keen to spend those bucks how about buying a second-hand toilet, yes it’s hygienic provided you buy a new toilet seat and equip with it.
8. A sparkly new tub is not a big deal
If you decide to dump your old bathtub because it has lost its previous shine, then sorry to say, the price possesses the chance to burn a big hole in your pocket. But why not adopt the eco-friendly process of using your old bathtub just adding touches of modification here and there? All you have to do is to re-glaze the tub, and it will look all shiny just like a new one. If you are not good at home DIY then time to call the professionals. Now when prospective buyers lift the curtains in your bathroom to take a look at the bathtub, they will fall in love immediately with this beauty!
After getting done with these mandatory fixtures, you can delve in detail and hunt for accessories all around your house to see if those need grooming. Clean your house on a daily basis, because no matter how you have adorned your home, a dirty house circulates negative vibes.