DIY For A Difficult Time

Real Estate



Feeling a bit stir crazy during this difficult time? Here are a few ways to keep yourself busy, while adding value to your home.



Update Your Paint


This is a project anyone can tackle that can change the entire feel of a room, making it much more appealing to buyers. Neutral colors like white and gray are trending right now, as light colors can make a room feel bigger and more modern.



Refresh Your Landscaping

Getting fresh air while maintaining social distance is difficult right now- stay close to home and update your landscaping instead. This refresh can entail much more than a manicured front lawn; Create garden boxes, Install weatherproof string lights or install new planters on the front of your home. Updating your home's exterior is a great way to increase value while enjoying the outdoors.



Swap Out Bathroom Fixtures


While a bathroom renovation can be expensive, small updates can bump up the value of your home without the price tag. Swapping out your sink hardware, mirrors or showerhead for a modern version is an easy change that can heavily sway a buyer's decision.



DIY Wood Flooring

Cleanliness is at the top of everyone's list right now, so that 20-year-old carpet might be catching your eye a bit more than usual. Installing your own hardwood flooring is not for the novice home-renovator but it can increase the value of your home exponentially if you're up to the challenge.