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A few simple changes can really make a huge difference and even add value to your home!
We all have a special love for our home; after all, our house is an extension of our personality. Over the years, we often make changes to our home to give it a new lease of life.
Today we are going to be looking at some changes you can make to the home that not only offer a new lease of life; they also add a little extra value should you ever come to sell the home.
Give The House A Light-Lift
One of the most significant changes you can make to your home is improving the way natural light works with the house.
More often than not, natural light is taken for granted, utilizing natural light can add some real-life to a room and open it out vastly.
The first thing that should be looked at is the window dressing. Dressing the windows, so they allow light to penetrate correctly is imperative in getting the right look and feel in the room.
If you are blessed with plenty of space, you should take advantage of that and decorate in neutral and crisp colors — the lighter the tone you use, the greater the illusion of space and height.
If the room in question is smaller in size, adding mirrors to the opposite wall to your light source is a great trick. Mirrors reflect light and help to give the illusion of space.
Get The Garden Right
A garden can have so much in the way of importance; it can not only add value when done correctly, but it can also serve as a fantastic escape for everybody in the home.
The key to adding value to your home is simple. Treat your garden as if it were an extension of the home. Now, what we mean when saying this is to divide your yard into sections, the same way your house has rooms.
Having different sections in the garden is easier than you think. A section for plants, a section for a water feature and a pergola near the entrance to the house, can all offer different escapes and beautiful features to the garden.
The front yard should also be something you pay a good deal of attention to. Something everybody wants for their home, is curb appeal. Taking care of the outside areas of your house gives that extra little piece of personality to your home, it also adds a little value.
Fixtures & Fittings
This seems to be one of the simplest things, yet one of the most important things when it comes to adding a little value to your home.
Changing light fittings, plugs, and switches can give your house a brand new lease of life. There are, of course, a ton of options when it comes to updating your fixtures and fittings, but going for chromes and coppers is a great way to add a touch of class to your house.
While these changes may seem small, they really can add value to your home. While we don’t claim the value will be huge, making little changes like these can all add up over time.