These DIY projects can be used to maximize small spaces or sell your house. You can make smaller properties more profitable by doing certain things. These DIY projects can be done quickly and at a low cost. These easy fixes can make your home more attractive and you will be able to sell it for more.
Paint Your Ceilings, Walls, and Kitchen Cabinetry
How big your space feels will depend on the colour of its walls. You want potential buyers to feel large when they enter your home. It’s worth investing some time and money in painting your home. You can paint your walls, ceilings and kitchen cabinets in a weekend job, especially if you have smaller spaces.
Make your walls bright and light.
It is important to choose the right paint colour for your walls. A room that is brightly coloured will appear 10 times larger than it actually is. A room that is dark or dark in tone can make it appear smaller. If you want to maximize space in your home, choose a bright and light colour. These bright, white colors are popular with buyers. Even in smaller properties, it is a great choice!
Change the color of your ceiling
Your ceiling should not be painted the same color as your walls. Bright white ceilings are best for small properties. It gives the ceiling a taller appearance. It is best to not paint your ceilings the same color as the walls. This will make it appear closed-in and disconnected. This will make your home feel closed in and cut off to potential buyers.
Light-colored Kitchen Cabinetry
Dark cabinets are a big mistake in a small kitchen. You don’t have to take out all the cabinetry and make a complete overhaul, which will cost you a lot more. Instead, paint it yourself. You can rent a paint sprayer to spray paint each cabinet door individually. To spray paint each cabinet, you will need to remove it from the wall. Although this may require more effort than using a paintbrush or a roller, the end results will be better. It might look cheap if you use a roller or paintbrush. It will be obvious to buyers that you did it this way.
If you have small windows, lighting is essential to open up your home. You will need as many lights in your home as you can without putting too much on the ground or having too many wires running throughout the house. This can be solved by installing lights on the ceiling. Add a light to any dark spots. The brighter the light, the larger it will feel.
A puck light is one of the best options to achieve this in a small space. This is a small, led light that adds light to small spaces. You can buy a few of these lights throughout your house for as low as $20 to $25.
You decide to put as many puck lights throughout your house as possible. Let’s say it costs $500. The return on investment can be as low as one thousand dollars but as high as three to five thousand dollars. This is a smart investment. It’s possible to do it yourself. You will need to put in some effort and time. You can still do it if you have some electrical sense. Make sure to follow all safety regulations.
De-clutter Your Home
One of the best ways you can make a small room seem larger is to declutter it. Get to work cleaning out your living spaces and rooms.
You want your home to look its best, even if it is just the master bedroom. Your master bed, your two side tables, and two small lamps are what you will need. They should be slightly smaller and shorter. It will look much larger if the dresser is gone. You won’t be noticed and your house will sell faster.
How to open up your space with staging tips
After you have cleared out your space, it is time to stage your home for sale. Staging is a crucial part of selling your home. Buyers will be able to walk through your home and ask questions. Below are some tips to help you stage your home.
Sheer curtains from floor to ceiling
The light can shine through the curtains, adding brightness to your home. Curtains should be arranged so that they reach the ceiling from the top. This gives your room an impressive height. This allows people to feel more at ease in small rooms.
Bedding in Light Colors
You should choose light bedding for your bed. A duvet cover is a cheaper option if you don’t have the budget for a new set of comforters. These are cheaper and can do the job.
Pop of Colour
A pop of color can brighten up the otherwise light and bright colors in your home, from your walls to your bedding. Accentuating your feature color in the home is a good idea. A feature color can help bring together the space. A pop of color can add character to your home, rather than having bright colors everywhere.
Mirrors on the Opposite Side Of Windows
Mirrors placed on the opposite sides of windows are a great way to make small rooms look bigger. This is so that the light can bounce off of the mirrors. It gives the illusion of larger dimensions and adds light to small rooms.
Wood Flooring – Throw Carpets
Wood flooring can make a small house appear larger. Wood flooring can make a house feel cold. Throw carpets can add depth and texture to a room. A nice carpet under a bed can give it the warmth and homeliness that you desire for your buyers. Throw rugs and carpets can be strategically placed around the house to give it more character.
If you have a small bathroom you shouldn’t add a rug. They take up space, so if you have potential home buyers, remove them. You should stage a small bathroom with minimal staging. For showings, don’t place too much stuff on the countertops.
A shower curtain that extends from the ceiling to the floor is the best option for a combination tub and shower. This will increase the size of your room and make it feel larger to potential home buyers. It should be a bright, white color. This will add lightness to the room.