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Give your home the look it deserves in 2022

Home improvements that add the most value to your home

It’s easy to get excited about a home renovation project. The design ideas you have in your head, the plans you’ve drawn up and the materials you plan to use all work to create a vision of how your home could look when the project is finished. When you’re in the planning stages, it’s easy to get carried away with your imagination and forget (or even overlook) one of the most important factors: value.

The value of your home is determined by a number of factors, and home renovation projects can be a good way to increase your home’s value, but the projects you choose to complete can have a big impact on how much your home is worth. If you’re considering a home renovation project, it’s a good idea to do a bit of research into how much value you might expect to gain from a bit of home decorating. 

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Adding a touch of luxury to your home this year

If you are planning to renovate your home, you may want to consider a few upgrades to its windows. One of the things that you can add to your home is a set of shutters. Shutters are a great way to enhance the aesthetics of your home and improve its curb appeal. There are many different types of shutters that you can choose from, and these can be made from a variety of materials. While shutters have traditionally been a luxury that only the wealthy could afford, they are now available at affordable prices. Choose affordable shutters for your home that add luxury and style to your life!

A well-maintained lawn helps potential buyers see your house as being cared for. Low-cost landscaping adds curb appeal. Fresh paint inside and out, clean carpets, and new light fixtures make your house look nice. Redo the address numbers on the front door to improve your home’s appearance. Lighting is another important element that should be considered when designing a home. You want bright lighting but not too much. Recessed or LED lights are a great choice for upgrading your home. You can also ask an interior decorator for advice. Don’t go overboard with decorative accents. Choose subtle ones instead.

Things to know before you start to redecorate your home 

Before you jump straight into renovating your home, we have some top tips to help you decide what you are looking to achieve and what to remember when you are in the middle of decorating. 

Remember that upgrading your home security not only gives you peace of mind, but it also increases the value of your home. Houses get burgled every few seconds, so being mindful of your home security is paramount. Look after your keys, invest in a Ring doorbell, and change the locks if you haven’t already since purchasing your home.

Think about what style you are going for and try to keep that subtle theme running throughout your house. Whether you are looking for a minimalist style or a chic feel, nothing shows value more than underpinning your style in every room in the house. Consider whether you will use paint and complement with wallpaper features or whether you are going to bring each room to life with bold colour – this will make a huge difference to your budget! 

Don’t forget to focus on the ‘other rooms’. You may be tempted to go all out on the living room and bedrooms, but don’t forget that remodelling your bathroom, or updating your kitchen can breathe a whole new lease of life into your home!

There is nothing more exciting than giving your home a fresh lease of life, particularly after a few very difficult years – we hope our top tips give you some inspiration and help you create the home you want with the value it deserves. 

Rachael is a 31 year old mum to 10 year old Luke and 5 year old Oscar. She lives in England and writes about family life, crafts, recipes, parenting wins(and fails), as well as travel, days out, fashion and living the frugal lifestyle.

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