Fast And Simple Low Budget Upgrades Part Two

Fast And Simple Low Budget Upgrades Part Two

Fast and Simple Low Budget Upgrades – Part Two

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.

Cost:About $500

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.

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