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Upgrades For The Home

By Brian, January 21, 2015

When you think about upgrading your home, you might think about new carpet or new paint on the walls. While these are upgrades that can vastly improve the look of any home, you will find that there are other ways to add a little more value and function. These upgrades will also likely benefit the family in several ways compared to simply looking at new colors in the house. Another reason as to why you might want to upgrade your car is to sell the home. If buyers see that there are new additions, then they would probably be more inclined to buy the home instead of seeing something that is ordinary.
One of the first places to start is in the kitchen. Add a few new cabinets, new hardware on the cabinet surfaces and new appliances. You want to make sure everything is of the same color theme or blends well together as you don’t want half the kitchen in one color and the other half a completely different design. Another upgrade is a hot tub. This can be placed on a deck or inside the home. Hot tubs retailers in Mississauga can give suggestions on where to place the tub as well as how it can affect the price of the home.
If you have carpet in the home, consider removing it and replacing it with hardwood. This doesn’t have to be real hardwood. You can use laminate flooring that looks like hardwood. It’s easy to clean, and will give a shine to the rooms in the home where you place the flooring. Try to modify the bathrooms as much as possible. One of the things that you can do is convert the tub to a whirlpool tub. There are kits at most hardware stores for this transformation. Track lighting is something that many new homes have, so this might be an upgrade to consider, especially in the kitchen. If there is a basement or attic, you might want to turn them into an extra bedroom or den. This can add extra space for the family to have gatherings for the holidays or for the kids to have somewhere to play.

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