When people hear the words home improvement, the always assume it’s a complex and expensive undertaking and therefore will shy away from it. However, this is not the case. There are simple things you can do to improve you home and increase its value
Here are 3 simple ways to increase the value of your home.
#1 Plant trees on your compound
If you are living in a home that has a compound, ensure you plant trees on it. Trees are a long term investment which helps increase the value of your home by improving curb appeal, they provide much needed shade, are good for the environment and will also provide a natural habitat for wildlife which will make your home feel very tranquil.
#2 Landscaping that requires low maintenance
When thinking about low maintenance landscaping, think about the natural habitat of the plants you intend to plant on your compound. It’s advisable to go for plants that are naturally found in your region as this will mean that they are more adaptable to this environment hence will require less maintenance. Part of improving the value of your home is in reducing its maintenance costs and this starts with the landscape.
#3 Install money-saving luxuries
As mentioned above, one of the main ways of increasing the value of your home is by reducing its maintenance costs. This can also be done by installing money-saving luxuries such as a water filtration system for the kitchen, underground water tanks, and solar heaters, and so on. Such installations will help reduce costs for the occupants of the house especially utility bills and this is music to the ears of home buyers.
There you have it, 3 simple, doable and affordable ways to improve the value of your home.
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