5 Projects to Up Your Dallas Home Value06/19/2018Collins Jones Selling a house in Dallas can be a process. But if you’re planning on putting your Dallas home on the market in the near future, there are some projects of different sizes that you can work on to make your home more attractive to potential buyers. We’ve collected some of the most effective ways to up your Dallas home value. Install New Flooring “New floors” is one of the most commonly seen features on listings for a good reason. Regardless what kind of floors they are, from wood to laminate to carpet, new floors increase your home’s appeal during a walkthrough and can help a home sell more quickly. If you’re trying to move your home quickly, try installing some cheaper plush carpet or LVT flooring that will make a big impact without costing a fortune. If you’re in your home for the long haul but you know that you’ll sell it down the road, think about putting in hardwood floors or natural tile, which will last generations but can make a large impact on your home’s value. Improve Your Lighting When thinking about lighting, most homeowners start thinking about interior lighting. While putting in new or stylish light fixtures is a good idea, remember to pay attention to how you can manipulate natural light inside. Using natural light can make your home seem larger, brighter, and more comfortable. Additionally, you’re more likely to have a potential buyer tour during the day, when natural light will make a bigger impact than light fixtures. Think about putting in window treatments that can make the most out of natural light. Plantation shutters in Dallas are a perfect choice, as they give you a lot of freedom in the angle that sunlight enters. Fix The Little Things Getting shiny new appliances, cabinets and drawers, and other large-scale projects can help a listing get noticed, but you may get a lot more bang for your buck by focusing on your home’s small details. Replace the faucets in your kitchen and bathrooms. Put in newer handles and knobs for your drawers and cabinetry. Restain your staircase banister and handrails. Put in new covers for your floor and ceiling vents. Any of these smaller projects can make a big visual impact at a fraction of the cost of bigger projects. Maximize Storage Space “Space” is the main word here. All the closets, number of rooms, and square feet in the world won’t mean anything to potential buyers if they’re filled with all your belongings. Arrange your closets with space-saving racks, empty out rooms except for the bare necessities, and move nonessential furniture or belongings into a temporary storage unit or into your new house. Control The Temperature If potential buyers don’t feel comfortable while touring your home, they probably won’t remember it fondly when making a decision. The simplest way to make guests comfortable is to dial up your thermostat – don’t hesitate to make your air conditioner do a little extra work in the summer or the furnace in winter. You can reduce the stress on both you and your HVAC system by insulating your home. An energy-efficient window treatment such as Polywood® plantation shutters can help reduce energy transfer through the glass by half, making it a lot easier to control the temperature in your home. Make Home Upgrades For Now Or The Future If you want to help your Dallas home sell faster with better window treatments, Sunburst Shutters Dallas is here to help. Give us a call at 214-301-5066 or use the form below for a free in-home consultation from your local Sunburst team.