As a homeowner, it’s easy to say that you’re always making new adjustments and improvements around your house. A home is for sure one of the biggest investments you will ever make, so you will want to ensure space is in tip-top shape for as long as possible. So if you’re looking for inspiration — whether you just moved in or are qualified for a refinancing home loan — here are some top renovation ideas to try out this season.
Invest in your home’s wellness.
What does home wellness mean? Simply put, this is the practice of making your home as healthy to live in as you can be. This means purchasing non-toxic materials, air purifiers, changing your furnace and HVAC air filters, installing a water purifier, and checking your home for lead-based paint. These are easy fixes that will only need to be done once (besides changing your air filters on a monthly basis), so you won’t need to worry about them needing expensive updates in the future.
Add crown molding.
Crown molding not only adds value to the home, but it also adds charm and character. Plus, installing crown molding is a very easy way to update a room without spending tons of time or needing to rearrange everything and throw your life into chaos. You may also be able to buy the molding in ready-to-be-installed strips, so you just need to measure and go.
Paint the floors.
You don’t need to install expensive carpet or hardwoods to make your floors look brand new. Instead, consider painting them! We suggest choosing a bright, neutral color to bring light into the space and to match any decor. You can even choose a shiny gloss-like sheen or a matte finish depending on your style preference.
Look to your roof.
Your roof is basically the icing on top of the cake that is your home, so you’ll want to treat it well. To prevent needing to prematurely replace your roof, consider investing in a roof coating. This is a sealant placed by professionals that helps to repel water and ice. Water damage to your roof is a quite common problem, so choosing this sealant option will allow you to get the biggest return on your investment, no matter how old your current roof is.
Add privacy with interior shutters.
You don’t need to install expensive exterior shutters to get privacy in your home. Interior shutters are not only easier to install, but they are just as practical and are easy on the eyes. They help to keep an even temperature in the room, block out sunlight, and add some much-needed privacy if you have nosy neighbors.
Check on your insulation.
With the cold weather coming, you’ll want to make sure you don’t have super chilly nights by checking on the quality of the insulation in your home. Make sure to check your attic and basement as soon as you can to prevent being uncomfortable. Or, if you’re looking to add some additional insulation to your home, consider cork flooring. This eco-friendly material is a cost-effective way of keeping your feet warm all season.
Focus on your bathroom.
If you want to complete a full room remodel but don’t know where to start, focus on your bathroom. This is easily the most accessed room in the home so making a change will pack the biggest punch. Go all out with new floors, new features, an updated vanity, new and improved lighting, and circulation, as well as a fresh coat of paint or wallpaper that will make all your guests jealous!
Try out these renovation tips and see how your home will pop just in time for the holidays.