Easy and Effective Home Upgrades For Your Edmonton Home

  • Justin Woo
  • September 3, 2020
  • home foyer
  • Home Resale
Cleaning Roof

If you’ve recently bought a house and are looking for ways to improve it, you’re in luck. We’ve compiled a quick list of all the best ways to improve your home. And luckily for anyone out there on a budget, every option is affordable and very easy to do. We’ve added both interior and exterior options. Regardless of which option (or options) you choose, your home will be spiced up significantly. The magnitude of each option really depends on your budget, but before we start thinking about all that, let’s get into the options.

Sitting Areas

Sitting areas are an excellent way to improve your home. You can add them virtually anywhere, whether inside or out. New seating areas inside give you the option to add a whole bunch of entertainment options. Can’t have a flat-screen television if you don’t have anything to put in front of it. What, are you going to sit on the floor? No, throw some cheap couches in there and you got some great stuff going on. Hell, you can even do this outside. Throw some cheap benches out there and buy some cushions to match. You’d be surprised at just how effective this can all be.

Cleaning Your Roof

If your roof is in bad shape and looks terrible, chances are your guests won’t be all that impressed. A house’s roof is like it’s a hat. If it’s got an ugly hat the entire image is ruined. Cleaning roof tiles are generally a cheap job, so search around on the internet for someone who will do it for cheap.

Upgrading The Fixtures

What many don’t understand is just how effective fixtures can be in making your home look modern. In our experience, far too many people just leave fixtures to sit and grow old. Colors are everything. In 2020 nobody wants to see gold and chrome. You don’t want a modern home to look like your grandmother’s home! Replace your faucets, your towel holders, and everything else that’s relatively cheap.

Add Some Warm Lights

Generally, older lights were dark yellow and really didn’t spice up your home. Some would even say they felt depressed just looking at those lights. Nowadays you want lights that are bright, but also clear. You don’t want tinted lights unless it works with the overall aesthetic. Also, keep in mind that the actual shades you put over lights make a massive difference.

Add LEDs Behind Your TV

Simply adding a nice string of LEDs to the back of your television can have some whopping effects. You can color them to compliment the colors of your walls or even your furniture. Just don’t add too many or keep them exposed! You want them to look great in the dark and be completely invisible in the light.

Add Plants!

There’s no better way to freshen up a home than to add a whole bunch of plants. They don’t even have to be real! There are a lot of great looking plastic plants out there. They make a lot less mess, and they look great. Some people like to put small flower pots all over their home, whereas others like to put big green masterpieces in the middle of their tables. Honestly, it’s one of the greatest ways to spice up your home.

Final Thoughts

Regardless of how you go about improving your home, each one of the options on this list is bound to make a boatload of difference. Good luck and enjoy your new improvements.

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