Home updating on a budget
It’s a simple and cost effective way to make some improvements to your bathroom. Replace outdated lighting With the myriad of modern and contemporary bathroom lighting styles that are available, you can easily find some that will fit your budget and theme.
Replace your dated light fixture with something that is new and dramatic, like chandeliers or pendant lights.
Keep in mind the price tag when you choose granite: There’s no need to go for the most obscure, high-end slab.
“Check around—there are some companies that offer great specials, especially on first tier granite,” Rady says.
An upgraded, attractive kitchen can make your home irresistable.
Ideally, your kitchen renovation should earn a 70 percent return on investment when you sell your home.
“Research what is being marketed by the real estate professionals in your area and buy those,” Bauer-Kravette advises. Choose surfaces and fixtures that blend with many styles.
You also can be too thrifty and overlook items that buyers looke for in your price range.
“Here in Manhattan, if you do not list a certain brand of refrigerator at certain addresses, it can devalue your apartment,” says Roberta Bauer-Kravette, LEED AP, AKBD and director of Nieuw Amsterdam Kitchens.
But this depends on the features you choose, how much you spend remodeling and whether your priority is to create a dream kitchen for yourself or a kitchen that will appeal to potential buyers.
Remodeling for resale means choosing materials that appeal to the masses.
See how updated fixtures, refreshed cabinets, smart storage solutions, and decorative accents can add character and style to your bathroom, while not breaking your budget. Update your fixtures A very cheap and easy way to update your bathroom is to replace the fixtures.