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How to Get That Beautiful Home You Want

Kevin Gardner Oct 22, 2019
Right now, you might not truly love the way your home looks. It might be comfortable for your family overall, but you could be hoping to spruce it up a little bit. After all, improving the look of your home can make it much more enjoyable for your family, and it can help you increase your property value.

Clean and Spruce Up Your Siding

Take a look at your siding. If it's showing signs of aging or if it's dirty, it's time to show it some attention. You can start off by pressure washing the outside of your home; it should help get rid of dirt, grime and mildew. This will make your home look better instantly, and it will give you the opportunity to get a better look at your siding.

Improve Your Basement

If you have a basement that you don't use and that you haven't made any improvements to, you may want to look at this area of your home when making renovations. You can finish it out, add decorative window wells and make other improvements to make use of this additional square footage in your home.

Add New Landscaping

If you're willing to spend some time and money on your yard, you can improve your home's curb appeal in a major way. Cleaning up your yard, planting grass, pruning your trees and planting shrubs or flowers can make a big difference.

Paint Throughout the Home

Fresh paint can instantly make a home look much nicer and fresher, even if it's an older home. You can choose neutral colors for a clean look, or you can play around with other colors to give your home a more personalized look. You can do the painting yourself if you're willing to put the time and effort into it, or you can hire an interior painting crew.

Install New Flooring

If your flooring is showing signs of age, it might be time to change it out. This can obviously be a big and expensive project, but it can make a huge difference in your home's appearance and value. There are actually relatively affordable options that you can look into; for example, there are vinyl and laminate options that look like hardwood flooring.