You could be looking at moving because your current home doesn’t appear right for you. It’s unappealing, small, shabby and items are broken. Yet, with a little imagination and effort maybe the house can be vastly improved at a relatively modest cost. Remodeling Versus Moving How to Decide
In the last few articles we discussed how you could How to make your home feel bigger. We also suggested ways to create more space Simple Ways to Improve Your House Part 1 - Creating More Space. Then we looked at Creating more space in your home with extra storage. In this article we consider more home improvement tips.
Home improvement ideas
Consider some of these home improvement ideas.
"Many of these home improvement ideas don't cost lots of money or require a great deal of effort."
Many of these home improvement ideas don't cost lots of money or require a great deal of effort. They don't have to be done all at once. Although they do require a plan to coordinate design ideas and detail. And you probably don't want to be installing new carpets before the painting is complete, and possibly new curtains could wait until the painting is complete, unless there is old fittings to be removed that require patching and painting over. So try and have an overall plan in mind and then coordinate what you do depending on your time and budget.
Over the years we’ve bought several investment properties. To make them more appealing we’ve repainted them in light colours, installed new lights in some rooms, sometimes changed tap and shower fixtures, added ceiling fans, done maintenance, improved the garden by adding a few simple plants and covering the planting areas with mulch, and cleaned the house – all at a relatively small cost and a few days’ work. The houses and apartments immediately looked lighter, brighter and more attractive and we’ve always easily found tenants.
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Small changes can dramatically improve your home
Understand what you don’t like about your house and why, then see how it can be fixed. Renovations don’t have to be major and involve enormous expense. Even small changes can increase the value of your house and improve your enjoyment of it.
But, even incorporating some of these ideas into your new house or renovation can improve it immensely.
What ideas and tips do you have for improving homes
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This is an extract from the author's book 'An Introduction to Building and Renovating Houses: Volume 2 - Finding Your Ideal Property and Designing Your Dream Home'
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