If you are finding yourself spending more time at home lately, then you may have time to tackle some of those tasks on your home improvement list! What better way to make lemonade out lemons than to use the quarantine to improve the value of your home!
There are a plethora of videos on YouTube and through other sources that should provide you with HOURS of potential work to fill up your days, evenings, and weekends! We’ve curated a few to get you started.
Install Smart Features
One great way to increase the value of your home is install smart home features. Many can be delivered directly to your door, and installation is relatively easy. SafeWise offers a series of videos that walk you step-by-step through the process of installing a Ring video doorbell. If you prefer a Smart feature that can also save you money on your energy bills, watch Ask This Old House walk you through installing a Smart thermostat.
Make Your Patio Shine
One of the ways to shake off the quarantine blues is to get outside! You can enjoy your backyard more with a great patio! Don’t have a patio? Create your own with a sharp-looking herringbone pattern using patio pavers, with this video from Modern Builds. If you need to make a drab patio look more inviting, check out this video from Longview Lights on the best way to install string lighting on your patio yourself!
If you have a list of light maintenance items to do around your home, why not include a new a rainfall shower head? These popular features will give you a spa-like experience, while giving your home a bump in value. Learn how to install the rainfall shower head with this video from Lowe’s Home Improvement. Fixing a running toilet is easier than you think, when you have the right tools and a bit of know-how. Roger Wakefield offers his tips in this video, along with a follow-up video for persistent issues. If a wobbly ceiling fan is topping your list, find out what to do from Your New House.
A little outdoor maintenance will keep our curb appeal up to snuff. Learn how to clean brick and stone from Home Work with Hank. If you feel like tackling a bigger project, you can repair and freshen the exterior paint on your home. Follow The Idaho Painter for tips on how to paint stucco properly.
If you play your cards right, you may emerge from hibernation with shorter to-do list and increased home value! Susan Pellegrini and Karen DeGeorge are ready to put their care and expertise to work for you. Buying or selling, our first-class service comes with a wealth of experience and eye for detail, ready to focus on you. Visit our website to learn more and contact us or give us a call at (480)- 315-1575, we’re here for you.