Home improvement tips: Easy DIY tips to rejuvenate your home

By the resi financial blog team, 27 February 2014

Cheap DIY tips for the home

If you're hoping to sell your home in the near future, the prospect of renovating your property can seem like a daunting, expensive experience. After all, the costs of materials, skilled labour and everything else involved can very quickly add up and make these renovations feel like more trouble then they're worth - especially if you're just planning on moving out. 

However, there are a number of renovations that can be undertaken on your own and for a minimal cost that can help make your property a more welcoming, homely location to help attract the right type of potential buyer. 

Replacing cabinet knobs and handles

An aspect of most homes that gets overlooked is the knobs and handles on pantry, kitchen drawers and doors. These are often used multiple times every single day and begin to show signs of wear and tear after years of use. 

One easy way to give your rooms a new lease on life is to replace these with newer products, which will help elevate the overall impression of your home and secure the interest of potential buyers. 

Install insulation in your home

Insulating your home can help to increase its value while working toward a more sustainable property overall. By trapping warmth inside during the winter and keeping it out during the summer, you can reduce the occupants' reliance on heaters and air conditioning - helping to reduce the property's carbon footprint and reduce power bills. 

Painting the property

The best way to make your home look new and improved? Give the interior and exterior a paint job. 

Replacing old, drab colours with new, vibrant options can help make your rooms come alive. With some forward thinking, you can tie your entire aesthetic together to create a fantastic, cohesive living experience for anyone interested in moving into your home. 

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