Enjoy your stay in the house using these home improvements which are very budget friendly. You get to sell it for more than fair value tomorrow too!
Stretch further where your dollars can get you and your home improvements, do it with planning. With plans in hand you would be able to get the most out of your money even with a limited budget.
Spending wisely is key.
First, you may add a molding as a finishing touch.
Ancient civilizations like Greeks and Romans first installed these touches to add building grandeur. A decorative molding is a touch of class and has withstand the ravages of time and tastes.
Until today, molding has remained to be one of the ways that instantly leaves drama to dress up an area. By establishing a finished and expensive look, adding a trim to a room is a budget friendly step to pursue.
From simple to ornate, wood moldings are available in options that run to hundreds. Staining, painting or leaving it in a natural finish are just few of the things you can do with the molding you’ve purchased. They also come in flexible materials like foam. This then makes it easy to install. Others have lighting included that makes it cast an ambient glow in the surroundings.
According to surveys, consumers rank consistently both crown molding and chair railing as a most desirable feature for decoration. It is also noteworthy that you mostly spend $1.50 per foot if you do it yourself. That’s a plus in both adding value while personalizing your house.
To make rooms seem taller and bigger use crown molding. Do consider proportions very well. If the ceiling measures nine feet or less, opt for simpler choices so as not to subject the design to too much weight. Chair railing, on the other hand, must be placed correctly to attain good room proportion. A tip is to have the chair railing at ⅓ of the ceiling height distance.
Don’t fail to include windows, doors and entryways as they complete the look. As there are many options to choose from, these details create trims around areas and make them look expensive.
Second, you may want to consider installing ceiling fans of quality. Part of the wish list in decorative details, ceiling fans are quite a crowd pleaser. Over the years, their popularity has been established. Primarily, as a cheap solution to rising costs of energy as they are cheaper than air conditioning. While they were previously ugly and noisy eyesores now they have become design statement themselves.
They have evolved as an essential component of modern American living. Part of that evolution is the variety in styles and colors to complement any room. It will save you the redesign costs of you opt in improving your old and outdated ceiling fans with crown moldings and a new paint job. It refreshes the rooms while being cost saving.
It is suggested to use ceiling fans which hang above 7 to 8 feet off the floor. Buying a flush mounted type is good if you’ve got low ceiling. This makes the area cooler without compromising so much on space. Compare with the number of fan blades, size matters in most cases. There are energy star rated that fit the bill perfectly. This option captures your need without being a complicated contraption
Quality does get a good price tag but not that expensive. By choosing well among those within the $200 to $600 price range you can select ones with good looks, better cooling results and less noise. That will be cool.