Want of do a low budget update of your home and prepare for a future sale at the same time? Read below and find out how to maximize your investment.
Install a Dishwasher to Conserve Water & Electricity
Save money and get back some of the cost of switching out your older dishwasher with a new high-efficient, lower water usage dishwasher.
Save $30.00 or more annual on electricity costs,
Save 500 gallons or more in water requirements; cutting some off the water/sewage bill,
GOOD NEWS: You can install it yourself.
And finally: If you are planning to sell in the next year or so, it will add some value to your home when you put it on the market.
Spruce up the Front Door and Outside Entry Area
This is a no-brainer and will substantially improve your home’s curbside appeal. After a few years, most outside brass and metal exterior entry lights become dulled, pitted, and rusty. Replacing them delivers a greater return on your investment.
A new pleasing look.
In most areas, electrical codes allow an owner to rewire a light fixture without hiring an electrician.
Cost:About $140 - $200.
Refinish That Once Beautiful Wooden Front Entry Door
Front doors suffer a similar fate to entry lights as they also weather under constant assault from sun, wind and rain. Let’s refinish it. A bit of sandpaper, elbow grease, and paint or varnish should do the trick. You won’t regret your hard work.
Adds curb appeal.
Is a very low-cost project.
Makes a nice family project for the weekend.
It also adds real value when you go to sell.
You might want to check out the shrubbery and landscaping around the entry area. There are some nice and inexpensive upgrades for curb appeal here.
Curb Appeal Sells!!
Cost:About $50. to $100
THIS IS PART 2 OF ?? Parts.
Stay tuned for Part 3.
Author:Wayne Ross Phone: 561-308-8300 Dated: October 16th 2017 Views: 77 About Wayne: ...
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