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A guide to adding value to your home, inside and out

Your home is the most valuable thing that you own. It only makes sense that you would want to find plenty of ways to add value to it. 

By: 
Canopy Lawn Care

After all, enhancing your property doesn’t just mean that you can earn a little more cash back when you decide to put your house on the market. Little home improvements can also have other major benefits, from making your life easier to giving you more space. On top of that, you also get the benefit of knowing that you’re living in a home you can be proud of.

The good news? Adding value to your house doesn’t have to mean spending a fortune. Here are 3 ways that you can transform your property, inside and out.

Create some Kerb Appeal

Kerb appeal, otherwise referred to as “curb appeal”, is one of the easiest ways to transform your property. Your home can be stunning in the inside, but it’s always going to be hard to convince someone to come and take a closer look if you don’t have an attractive exterior.

Adding Kerb appeal can be as simple as making sure that your trees and bushes are regularly pruned, or repainting your house when it starts to look faded. Mowing your lawn regularly and picking up after your kids when they leave toys strewn around the garden are great steps to take too.

To really bring your garden to life in Raleigh, Wikilawn advises getting professional help from a lawn care expert. These professionals can keep your lawn looking fresh and green all year around. A bright and luxurious lawn can instantly set your house apart from other properties on the block.

Update your Décor

When’s the last time that you added a fresh lick of paint to not just your walls, but the cabinets in your kitchen, and the doors leading between the rooms in your home? Sometimes it’s the little touches that can make a massive difference to the way that your property looks.

When you’re updating your décor, it’s best to focus on neutral colors if you’re planning on selling your home sometime soon. That’s because neutral shades make it much easier for future buyers to visualize themselves adding their own touch to your property. If you want to add your own flare for the meantime, you can always add colored throws, rugs, lamps, and even artwork around the home.

Learn Some Maintenance Skills

Finally, the last thing that you want is to be the only house in your neighborhood that always has a leak when it rains. Learning how to do some general maintenance around your home can help to save you from some hefty repair bills and make your property more valuable too. For instance, you could clean your gutters regularly to ensure that you don’t end up causing any damage to your roof from a build-up of debris.

Knowing how to repair common plumbing problems around your house, or issues with your outlets also mean that if you ever decide to sell your house, your buyers won’t have little excuses to bring the asking price down.

Although you will need professional assistance with some things, like changing tiles on your roof or repairing faulty wiring, you’d be surprised how much you can do on your own with some help from the internet these days.

Invest More into Your Home

Ultimately, your home is more than just a place where you can lay your head at night. It’s an environment where you create meaningful memories with your family and develop stronger bonds with loved ones. Don’t let your property lose its value.

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