Impactful Improvements You Can Make To An Old Home

October 20, 2020

You may love your home and do not want to move, but also realize that it is old and outdated. While old can be charming, it can also start to look dated and old-fashioned as time passes.

Be glad to know there are impactful improvements you can make to an old home that will turn it around for the better. You will be on your way to creating a more contemporary and livable space for you and your family members to enjoy. You will remember all the reasons why you fell in love with the footprint in the first place once these updates are complete.

Make A Statement In The Entryway

Improve your old home by making a statement in the entryway. For instance, you can replace an aged and damaged front door with a more classy option such as wrought iron and glass. There are experts available who can perform the work for you and help you get the look you want in your entryway. You can go online to visit their website and get ideas and inspiration for your project. It is also a wise time to replace an unsafe and cracked walkway leading up to your home. Your goal is to create a welcoming and inviting entryway that wows your guests and catches their attention.

Use Paint To Modernize It

Another impactful improvement you can make to an old home is to use paint to modernize it. There are many options when it comes to applying paint, so do your homework before you start the project. For instance, you can paint accent walls, install wainscoting and paint it, and paint the wood trim white throughout your property. A fresh coat of paint is a cost-effective way to instantly brighten up your home and make it more beautiful.

Replace Old Carpet

Carpeting was a popular choice to install in homes back in the day, but a lot has changed since then. Old and blemished carpet is not attractive and can bring down the look and feel of your home. Stains and spills can ruin the carpet, and you may even have unpleasant odors coming from it. Therefore, improve your space by replacing old carpets with new and fresh carpet or other trendy flooring options such as luxury vinyl tile or hardwood.

Update The Kitchen And Bathrooms

Focus on the essential rooms in your home if you want to make a positive impact on your property. Make an old home more attractive by investing your money in updating the kitchen and bathrooms. You will receive a return on your investment when you go to sell one day in the future and in the meantime you can enjoy these upgraded spaces with your family. There are many ways to go about improving your kitchen and bathrooms such as new or painted cabinetry, better lighting, and installing a colorful and striking backsplash. Add an island and install brand new appliances in your kitchen for a fresh look. As for the master bathroom, a new and larger shower should definitely be on your list of upgrades. 

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Andi Perullo de Ledesma

I am Andi Perullo de Ledesma, a Chinese Medicine Doctor and Travel Photojournalist in Charlotte, NC. I am also wife to Lucas and mother to Joaquín. Follow us as we explore life and the world one beautiful adventure at a time.

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