8 Terrible DIY Improvements That Will Devalue Your House

As a homeowner, you may have your own reasons to upgrade your property. Maybe you are giving it a cosmetic facelift to increase its resale value. When upgrading your property, it is important to make smart choices. Otherwise, you will lose a lot of money. You could even turn off potential buyers.

Before launching a home improvement project, it is important to review your market. You should know what upgrades have the best potential. If most homes in your neighborhood have just 3 bedrooms, adding a 4th bedroom to your home can actually boost its resale value. But if the homes in your neighborhood have an average price of $150,000, spending $50,000 on a kitchen remodel is not a wise idea because it won’t automatically increase the value of your home to $200,000. The idea of renovating a home is to increase its resale value. If renovations price the home out of the local market prices, you will have a tough time finding a buyer. But if you really loved those exotic marble countertops or steam showers, you may get them for your own enjoyment. Just don’t expect them to boost the value of your property dramatically.

Here are home improvement projects that may not increase the resale value of your home.

 

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DIY Powder Room Upgrades

 

Does your powder room (aka bathroom) feel a little underwhelming? You may be under the impression that the decor in these rooms don’t matter, but we’re here to tell you that enhancing the powder rooms in your home can do a lot in terms of adding value! Sometimes, all it takes is a simple upgrade, like freshly tiling your floor or installing new fixtures around your sink. Discover how easy it can be to completely transform the look and feel of your powder room.

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Top 5 Painting Mistakes

With the amount of painting I’ve done around the house you’d think i’d be an expert by now. Not even close.  I find myself making the same mistakes every time! I decided to make a list of my most common painting fails, so you don’t have to make the same mistake when painting!

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Make your Home Fresh for Fall!

With the changing of the seasons, people start to clean all of their apartments or houses. Some of them may hire a cleaning company which will do this for them, but most of the people will do this by themselves. It is good for your health to clean the whole flat, every inch of your place, at least twice a year. Moreover, the so called scrub-up is good to make your home even more comfortable. If you start this task by yourself, probably this article may help you to save time.

Make your home fre

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Top 10 DIY Painting Tricks

DIY painting can be a lot easier than you may think. If you are planning on having your home painted, it can be more cost-effective to do it yourself. Creating your own crafts, home decor, and other projects generally require some painting as well. Below are painting tips that can help anyone from the nervous beginner to the advanced professional.

Top 10 DIY Painting Tricks

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