Most of us usually have time off around the holidays to celebrate and spend time with friends and family. After a few days of eating and relaxing, I get a little stir crazy. This is a great time to tackle a DIY home improvement project for your luxury Colorado home. Many of the items on your list may be completed in only a few hours or maybe a few days. With a return on investment of 66% or more, home improvement projects are a great way to add value to your home whether you are looking to sell soon or simply just want to keep a well-maintained home.
DIY home improvement projects can increase the value of your home, and they can be a fun way to bond with your family over the holidays. I’ve even found that doing some things around the house myself added a personal touch that made my home truly feel like mine.
If you are unsure where to start with your luxury Colorado home improvement projects, check out this free guide, “Basic Home Improvements that Save Money.” This guide offers great tips on how to improve your water and energy savings. In addition, the guide highlights the home improvements that boost the value of your home the most. The top areas to update include; kitchens, bathrooms, living rooms, and bedrooms. I’ve found these are the areas that matter most to homebuyers.
Often, tasks like small repairs or touch-up painting can be done without any special skills. If you don’t already have a list, start by walking around your home and writing down the different projects that may need to be completed. If the weather is nice enough, you may even be able to add outdoor projects to your list. The key is to invest in projects that add value to your luxury Colorado home.
For me, overcoming my fears of doing home improvements myself was one of the best things I ever did. A few years ago I decided to finally remove a tiny linen closet in my bathroom. I grabbed a sledgehammer and removed the wall. It was exhilarating and freeing, and I loved the result of having a larger bathroom!
While it can be rewarding to complete DIY home improvement projects, remember to consult an expert for those areas of the home that are more complicated, Learn more by reading 6 Home Improvements To Leave To The Professionals. For electrical work, complicated plumbing projects, structural improvements, window installations, and tree removal, it is best to leave it to the experts.
However, for your smaller projects, do not let fear get in the way. Use your time wisely this holiday season. Instead of binge-watching HGTV, try tackling your own DIY home improvement project. Not only will the experience likely be rewarding, but also you can add value to your luxury Colorado home.
Contact Redhead Luxury Properties today to discuss how your home improvement projects can increase the value of your home.