If you have thought about selling your home, you need to prepare for the
moment. For some homeowners, it involves breaking out the tools and getting
their hands dirty while others prefer expert restoration firms to improve
the aesthetic feel. While you might enjoy the challenge of do-it-yourself
tasks, you cannot wish away the expertise and value that comes with the
new look. Whether it is a roof restoration or sliding replacement, Owen
enterprises has you covered.
Upgrade the roof
Without doubt, the roof is anessential against the elements. Moreover, roofing materials and the design are key aspects in the overall
look into your home. Just like most things, however, the roof deteriorates
over time. After years of soaking and baking, the roof would lose its
structural integrity and physical appearance, which, needless to say,
brings down the overall look of your home. A decline in aesthetic value
comes with a lower market price and thus, the need to inspect the roof’s
condition prior to sale.Roof restorationsoften yield a higher value that exceeds cost of repair.
Paint the walls
The first thing that the buyer observes is the condition of the house’s
exterior. Structures that appear old, dilapidated and ugly tend to bring
down the entire property’s value. Painting your home might be the
simplest yet the most overlooked task for homeowners. You canconsult usbefore settling for the painting job to get the best out of it. A professional
painter helps you revitalize the condition of the home while repairing
and replacing damaged areas. It is the simplest way to make your home
look new without spending a fortune.
Work on your windows and doors
Other than the roof and walls, new windows and doors can also boost the
house’s aesthetics. In addition, newer door and window offerings
tend to be more energy efficient. The current real estate is moving towards
energy efficiency and hence, you’re likely to fetch a premium price
for energy-efficient structures. You canlower your running costsby as much as 30% with an energy-efficient home. You’ll be able to
accrue the benefits instantly. Moreover, you are likely to get more calls
for your home when the agents tag it as energy-efficient.
Another good way to save on power consumption, and one that does not require
much spending, is by replacing your home’s air filters. Needless
to say, an old, clogged filter makes your system work more than it should.
A simple air filter replacement will save you hundreds, if not thousands,
over the years.
It might appear strange, but your sliding is a key towards improving the
value of your home. Whether it’s for creating a movable partition
or expanding the entryways, a new sliding goes a long way towards improving
functionality. You do not want a sliding that keeps you in the backyard
for minutes and so does the buyer. It could be time to switch from the
traditional doors to sliding glass that allows natural movement for larger
equipment into your house. It also improves natural light entry into key
spaces within the house, which cuts your energy costs.
Repair the flooring
While it might not be visible from outside, the interior flooring could
lower the price of the house if it fails to impress prospective buyers.
If it’s an old house, you need to upgrade the floor to suit the
modern construction trends, before inviting offers. While the hardwoods
attract potential deals, a high-quality flooring might save you time and
money while giving you unmatched appeal for the buyers. It helps to fix
all the flaws and replace old carpets.
A vast majority of the buyers wants a functional workspace that entails
the taps, bench-tops, and cupboards. You might be thrilled to overdo the
kitchen upgrades with marble bench tops, granite and stainless steel appliances.
However, be careful. While these upgrades help give a modern and sleek
appearance, the cost can add up and won’t be cheap, which isn’t
a good thing for both you and the interested parties.
It starts with a professional inspection before embarking on the upgrades
to determine the level of restoration needed. The evaluation ought to
give a tentative price estimate for personal budgeting and planning. Begin
with the tasks that need little capital investment to prevent possible inaction.