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The Home Improvement Projects

Linda has experience with many home improvement projects. She likes to share her organization, storage and house-cleaning tips.

Stunning the landscape design ideas.

Stunning the landscape design ideas.

The House Exterior

The importance of first impressions cannot be overstated. Put in a little sweat equity in the months leading up to listing your home for sale to generate curb appeal. Pruning the trees, that powerwashes the fence, and a fresh coat of paint on the shutters, siding, or doors will make a big difference. Replace or spruce up the old mailbox and house numbers with spray paint.

The white, beige and gray paint shades. We love and how you can use them.

The white, beige and gray paint shades. We love and how you can use them.

The Kitchen Neutral

It's all about catering to the public when it comes to preparing a house for sale. You may be obsessed with your master bedroom's bold declaration wall, but ruby red isn't for everybody. To give the people what they want: a clean canvas, use a light, neutral color. Since they look new and clean, soft shades of white, beige, and gray are common choices. Light, neutral paint colors give the impression of more room.

The light fixtures in the kitchen.

The light fixtures in the kitchen.

Update the Light Fixtures

Make sure your light fixtures are ready to dazzle potential customers, since they are the jewels of the house. Get rid of the dated flush mounts and the gleaming brass chandelier from 1987. Replacing them with beautiful, Worthy pendants like the ones in this cozy kitchen is a good idea.

The dining room in the hardwood floor!

The dining room in the hardwood floor!

Focus on Floors

Come home to a dingy floor or a pet-stained carpet, so repair any worn-out or dated flooring in your home. A dark-stained hardwood floor is still a beautiful alternative, but there are also several cost-effective laminate choices and carpets that will make a big difference. When allocating your flooring budget, choose high-traffic entertainment areas like the dining room or kitchen.

Remove the popcorn ceiling and paint the ceiling.

Remove the popcorn ceiling and paint the ceiling.

Fix the Popcorn Ceiling

Make it a mission to strip the unsightly popcorn ceiling before getting your house on the market if you haven't already. We understand that no one wants to waste their Saturday afternoon cleaning the ceiling, but the procedure is quick and well worth it.So roll up your sleeves and take care of it yourself, so there's one less project to put off prospective customers.

The dream master bedroom closet in the design.

The dream master bedroom closet in the design.

Upgrade Master Closet

Install a custom storage device in your master closet to give it a fresh look.
Built-in shelves with a wow factor offer this walk-in the wow factor that shoppers will remember even after they leave their viewing. Add built-in units to your wardrobe or hang a collection of floating shelves along the walls to recreate this room.

How to install tile in a bathroom shower.

How to install tile in a bathroom shower.

The Squeaky-Clean White Tiles

Put down your sweat equity and swap your bathroom tile with a series of crisp, white tiles if it has seen better days that are the like in the 1970s. The iconic subway tiles in this light and airy white and gray bathroom give it a vivid, tidy look that buyers would love to call their own.

Crown molding is an expensive and easy way to add visual interest and value to your bedroom.

Crown molding is an expensive and easy way to add visual interest and value to your bedroom.

Install the Bedroom Crown the Molding

Install crown molding and baseboards in your house to make it more appealing.
Since it adds a polished touch that gives a room a high-end appearance, this easy, gentle touch has a tremendous influence.

The master bathroom is new two sinks, black countertop, mirrors and cabinets!

The master bathroom is new two sinks, black countertop, mirrors and cabinets!

The Bathroom Hardware, Mirror and Plumbing Fixtures

Replace old faucets, replace mirrors, and add new cabinet hardware in one afternoon to give your bathrooms a makeover. Replacing these accents would give the bathrooms a fresh look that will appeal to potential customers. For a long-lasting update, use classic finishes like nickel or brushed brass.

The interpretation that there is the a landing between the bottom riser of a set of steps and a door. In other words one should not be forced to come down a set of steps and for a door knob while standing on the last tread.

The interpretation that there is the a landing between the bottom riser of a set of steps and a door. In other words one should not be forced to come down a set of steps and for a door knob while standing on the last tread.

These are the Top of the Stairs

Replace your filthy and dated stair runner with a few coats of paint to freshen up your foyer. How cool is this smoky stairwell? The new owners would have a blank canvas to work with after ripping out the old carpet and painting the stairs black or white to suit the personal style.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2021 Linda Chechar

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Linda Chechar (author) from Arizona on April 27, 2021:

Liz Westwood, is the 10 articles with in the improvement are projects. These are great Do-It-Yourself!

Linda Chechar (author) from Arizona on April 27, 2021:

Pamela, glad you like the article "The Home Improvement Projects"!

Pamela Oglesby from Sunny Florida on April 27, 2021:

I wish I could afford to do each one of the things you suggested. We have updated lighting and we have replaced most of the floors. I like your suggestions, Linda.

Liz Westwood from UK on April 27, 2021:

This article is packed with helpful tips to smarten up a home. Each tip has a great illustration to reinforce the point.

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