Home Seller Tips: Budget-Friendly Makeovers
Whether you are simply ready for a new look or you are preparing to put your home on the market, taking a few steps to makeover your home can go a long way toward helping you achieve your goal. Whether working with Maryland luxury homes or homes for sale in Warner Robins, completing a makeover does not have to be as costly as you might think. In fact, there are several budget-friendly steps you can take to help create a whole new look to each room in your home.
Perhaps the simplest way to create a new look is to add color to a room. Repainting your walls is a quick and easy way to instantly transform your room, but adding a few decorative pieces is also an easy way to add a splash of color in an otherwise drab space.
Buy Second-Hand Furniture
You can also create a whole new look by changing out your furniture. Believe it or not, adding new furniture doesn’t have to be a costly venture. In fact, you can significantly decrease the cost by purchasing secondhand furniture pieces. Not only is this a great way to save money, but secondhand furniture offers a charm that often cannot be found with brand new pieces. Furthermore, secondhand furniture lends itself to your creative side, as you can feel free to recover the piece at very little cost.
Rip Out the Carpet
Many homeowners are surprised to discover that a lovely hardwood floor is hiding beneath their carpet. Even in those homes where hardwood is not lurking under the carpet, ripping out the carpet and installing hardwood flooring is a great way to give a room a whole new look.
Let There be Light
You can make a room look brighter, cheerier and more inviting by simply replacing the windows with ones that are larger or by replacing them with French doors. Not only do French doors let in more light, but they also allow you to showcase a great view while getting better use out of your outdoor space.
Mix and Match
Mixing and matching a variety of pieces is a great way to add interest to a room. Combining formal with casual, old with new and neutral with bold will create a multi-purpose room that is perfect for virtually any occasion.
Tap Into Your Artistic Side
If you are looking for a way to personalize your space, stretching your creativity is a great way to bring life to your home. Adding your own artistic touches to the walls is one way to accomplish this goal. Or, you can select some simple collectibles to help create an attractive theme in the room.
Choosing the right window dressings is an excellent way to draw a room together, to add interest and to create a new look in your home. From plane to patterned, there are a variety of different colors, textures and patterns available to select from.
About The Author – Kevin Koitz works with buyers and sellers interested in The Darcy Bethesda and other luxury Washington DC and Bethesda Maryland area condos.