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I’ve been in the Real Estate industry for 15 years, and spent the last 5 as the Principal Agent at Ray White Holland Park. My goal is to help people move into a better position in life through real estate development & investments!

Quick and Easy Home Upgrades

Quick and Easy Home Upgrades

Like your phones and other gadgets, your home needs upgrades every now and then. But upgrades don’t necessarily mean expensive or time-consuming. If you need some ideas, here are some quick and easy home upgrades you can do!

Refresh your kitchen cabinet doors.

A couple coats of paint to your cabinet can do a world of difference. This will make your kitchen much cleaner and fresher. While you’re at it, also replace your cabinet handles! More modern cabinet handles will complete your cabinets’ upgrade.

Create visible storage spaces.

Drawers and other hidden storage is good, but buyers will want to see lots of visible storage space. Do this by adding extra shelves on blank walls and spaces—easy instant extra storage!

Revamp your windows.

Wash your windows to get rid of dust and other dirt that could have accumulated over the years. Repaint window frames. For larger-looking windows, add moulding and an apron.

Mirror, mirror on the wall.

Putting mirrors make any space feel bigger and brighter. There are lots of ways to utilise mirrors! Place them near or opposite window to double the natural light coming into your home. If you have mirrors with interesting frames or designs, you can make them the focal point of a room. Or if a room has no windows, you can use a mirror to create an illusion.

Put boring white tiles to rest.

How? Paint over them! Create an interesting pattern and your boring white tiles will finally be laid to rest.

Replace doorknobs.

Doorknobs get old and worn as they get used everyday, and replacing them can do wonders in the look of your home. You can go all modern with new knob designs or classic with vintage designs!

Add an outdoor dining table.

Adding a table to your porch or yard adds another entertaining space for you. Even though the space might seem a bit cramped, adding another entertaining space outside your home will do wonders. Just make sure that your table and chairs are equipped for the changing weathers!

Having landscaping troubles? Try a container garden.

If you don’t have the time or budget to update your landscaping, why not try a container garden? You can buy succulents and cacti, which are handy and do not need much maintenance, but look cute! Add a few at a time, and soon your yard will be lively again.

Replace old outlet and light switch covers.

Those get dirty over the years but are dirt-cheap to replace. This is a small and easy step to revamp your home, but it goes a long way. The small details are important, too!

Don’t forget about curb appeal.

Your yard and door will be the first things anyone will see, so be sure to make a good impression. Keep your yard clean and neat. Fix and repaint fences. Revamp your front door by adding a fresh coat of paint.

📸 Emily Bartlett

You can set aside a weekend for these and let your inner DIY enthusiast let out! If you need more advice or have questions, you can always drop a message.

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Piers Crawford
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