Although some renovation projects can take over your house, there are some you can take on that you can finish before dinner time. These ideas are not only quick, but they are also fairly cheap improvements that can help maximise the value of your property.
Have you considered renovating your property to help boost its value, but you don’t want to spend months living in a half-finished house with dust everywhere?
Although some renovation projects can take over your house, there are some projects you can take on yourself that you can finish before dinner time. These ideas are not only quick to complete, but they are also fairly cheap improvements that can help maximise the value of your property.
Replace tap fittings
A new tap in the kitchen or bathroom can help make the room look new again without renovating the whole area. The bathroom and the kitchen are often the first places people will renovate as they are commonly used areas and there are plenty of simple improvements you can make without breaking the bank.
Fresh coat of paint
It may seem like a simple job, but it can make a world of difference to your property’s presentation. You could paint all of the rooms or add a bold accent to a wall. Something as simple as a red door can be a great eye catcher. It is something different, but not too out there to help attract the attention of those walking or driving past and it also gives the front yard a bit of personality. You can speak to experts at your local hardware store about what colour schemes would work best for your home.
Revamp the entrance
First impressions are very important when it comes to selling property. Some potential buyers make up their mind about a property just by looking at the front yard. So the more you can improve your first impression appeal, the better. The entrance area to your home should set the vibe for the rest of the house. It could be as simple as adding a few bits of furniture such as a hallway table, pot plants or a hanging picture to help liven up the area. Also, make sure the entrance way is well lit and feels welcoming when you open the door.
Replace handles on cabinets or doors
When was the last time you looked at the handles on your doors and cabinets? Regularly used cabinets and doors could look a little worse for wear and just changing the handles could spruce up the whole house. It is not a massive expense and can be easily completed in one day.
Touch up kitchen splashback
As already mentioned, the kitchen is one of the most commonly used areas in the house and is often the first place people renovate. Kitchen splashbacks can often be taken down and reinstalled in just a few hours. Even though it is a small area of the kitchen, it can help brighten up the whole room, especially if the current splashbacks are stained with grease and other material.
While these renovation projects are fairly inexpensive, if you are thinking about spending more on a renovation, you can speak to the Lending Specialists at State Custodians about how to fund it. They can discuss what you are looking to do, help you crunch the numbers and advise you of your lending options. Call now on 13 72 62 to speak to a Lending Specialist or leave your details here for them to contact you.