Guest Post: Inexpensive Renovations to Raise the Value of Your Home 

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Author's Bio: Alex Lewinsky is a creative writer, likes to do research and write on most recent home remodeling/ interior design topics for the audience. You can find her on Pinterest, Facebook and Google Plus.


When it is time for a home remodeling project, most people think of expensive and complicated renovation work that takes a long time. There are certainly ways to change the design of your home with massive projects like knocking down walls or adding an extension. However, there are also design ideas that do not bust your budget while being quick and easy to execute. Sometimes, just a few small alterations can reap substantial rewards and increase the value of your home in no time. Here are some inexpensive design upgrade ideas that you can implement right away.

Spruce up your ceiling

by Madison Taylor

Ceilings are often overlooked but it is, in fact, one of the biggest surfaces in your home. They are also very versatile and there are many excellent ceiling design ideas that you can choose from. It can be as easy as just putting on a fresh coat of paint or you can let your creativity flow and stencil the ceiling yourself. With a bit more investment, however, you can transform your ceiling into an architectural statement, adding style and refinement to the space. shared some excellent coffered and vaulted ceiling designs that can perfectly match with your home.   

Dress up your walkway

by W.B. Homes Inc.

The path leading to your house's front door is the first impression of your home that guests and potential buyers will have. Therefore, this is where you should put in some thoughts and efforts into creating a pleasant and welcoming atmosphere as people walk up to your doorstep. If you do not already have a walkway, it is not difficult to add one. A walkway that matches the theme of your house will be especially attractive. There are many options when it comes to your walkway. You can use bricks for a more rustic look or tiles for sophistication. You can even arrange the stones or tiles in a way that makes it an artistic feature as people walk up the path.

Upgrade your front door

by DK Design

The front door is the entrance to your home and because it is always exposed to the sun, rain, and temperature changes, it is recommended that you constantly maintain it. Even just a fresh coat of paint will make the entryway look like new. If the front door is too worn out, it might be time to get a new one. There are many designs and finishes available and you should choose one that fits the theme of your home.

Introduce tile flooring

by Elad Gonen

Not only is a tile flooring durable, it is also aesthetically pleasing. The right tile flooring can considerably enhance the interior look of the room. Furthermore, it is easy to clean and comes in a variety of colors, sizes, and patterns. Having a tile flooring in the kitchen and bathroom is practical because of their water resistant properties. Light colored tiles can amplify the sense of spaciousness while dark colored tiles create a cozy ambiance.

Change your toilet


Instead of spending your next home upgrade purchase on furniture or accessories, you may consider replacing one of the most important utilities in your home – the toilet. Toilets and bathrooms are often a deciding factor for potential house buyers. A brand new toilet can be very convincing as buyers know that you will not be taking the toilet with you when you leave, and they will be the one enjoying a brand new toilet.

Replace your fixtures

by Rhonda Knoche Design

There are many house fixtures that can be easily and inexpensively replaced to give your home a facelift. Things like cabinet handles add character to your kitchen without much effort. Light fixtures can be both functional and create aesthetic value to enhance the interior of your room. With the right fixtures, even an old home can look refreshingly new.

As you can see, it is not always necessary to fork out a large sum of money to raise the value of your home. With creativity and the right idea, small changes can often go a long way.

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