February 16, 2022
Stop and take a look around your house. Are you delighted with everything in it? Your home is where you spend a good portion of your day. It’s where you and your family build happy memories. And there’s no reason why it should be anything less than your dream home.
From big jobs that require professionals to weekend tasks that you can do yourself, consider these home improvement ideas to improve your home look.
Paint a Room, or a Whole House
Nothing makes your house feel new again more than a fresh coat of paint. For the inside, choose colors that complement your furniture and flooring. This can be a great project to do with the kids, too. Wall paint, sponges and pattern templates can let children paint fun and imaginative shapes on their walls.
Also, don’t be timid with your color choices. Bright reds and blues can give a dull room a lot of personality. You can also try an accent wall to boost the look of your living room.
Cook Up Some Kitchen Creativity
Your kitchen is one of the most trafficked rooms in your house, and there is no shortage of options you can do to improve its look. Painted cabinets, new countertops, an eye-catching backsplash, bright new lighting, and state-of-the-art appliances are some of the most common kitchen upgrades. But you can make a giant impact by focusing on one of the smaller kitchen objects — the fixtures.
Your faucets and knobs see a lot of abuse from grimy hands and calcium deposits. Replacing them, though, is pretty easy. All you need is a screwdriver, wrench, and elbow grease.
Make Space for Your Stuff
If your house is like most others, it’s chock-full of furniture, toys, and knick-knacks on the inside. A room addition or a yard shed can help declutter your home, and so can easy storage solutions.
Wall shelving can give you a place to display your treasured memories. Coat hooks by the door can keep jackets and purses off the floor. Built-in storage can give you the dream closet and a home (finally!) for your shoes.
Fix Up an Entryway
Your front door is the first thing people see when they come into your home. You want to make sure it says great things about you and your family.
Small changes like new house numbers, trim paint and a few planters can make your front stoop look much nicer. You can also make some serious investments. A new door can liven up the front of your house. Nice light fixtures can take a little time to install, but they can also make your home both more charming and a little safer.
The Deck of Your Dreams
Don’t forget about the outside of your home, also! Whether you’re thinking about a raised wood deck or a classy brick patio, a usable outside space can make a big difference in how you enjoy your home. The charming visual addition to the outside of your home is a great way to add value, too.
Finance Your Home Projects with a HELOC
Whether you opt for the smaller DIY upgrades or go big and hire a professional, La Cap can help you get the financing done. With a HELOC, you can get as much, or as little, cash you need to get your house looking like a dream home.
When it comes to improving your home, La Cap is ready to be a partner every step of the way.
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