Some projects will be better than others if you want to make changes to your home, either to make a new area or to give your home the upgrade it needs. And since we’re almost at the end of the year, now is a great time to make a plan and start budgeting for them!
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But if you’re going to put in all this work, you should make sure you’re working on the right things. So, this post is about some of the most popular and long-lasting home improvement projects you could do in 2023.
Painting The Outside
Just a ladder, a paintbrush, and some paint are all you need to give the outside of your house a new look. It’s the least expensive thing on this list, but it takes the most time. You probably don’t want to do it when it’s cold, either. But this gives you more time to choose the right color and/or material. Getting new siding put on your house is another great way to make it look nicer.
Repair Your Roof
You might not have given much thought to the roof of your house. You wouldn’t be the only one. We don’t think about the top of our house when planning renovations, but you might want to in the coming year. After all, replacing the roof is a quick way to make your home look new again. Not only does it protect your property better, but it can also give you a return on investment of over 60%. That’s a big number.
Clean Up The Garden
Cutting the grass back with a lawn mower isn’t the only way to trim the garden. It’s about putting in some new flowers, bushes, trees, and hedges. Some have beautiful colors, some grow up the walls, and some make a beautiful “floor” to look at from your window. For this project, all you need are the right tools and seeds. If you don’t already have one, make sure to set one up before you start. If you buy them on a whim, they might be a little pricey!
Add An Ensuite
Now, this is an expensive project, but it will increase the value of your home and make your life so much easier. Think about it: You won’t have to go far to get ready in the morning or to the bathroom in the middle of the night. If you have the space, whether it’s an extra room you’re not using or a big master bedroom, this is a project you should definitely think about.
Improving The Kitchen
Although you may not be able to do the whole kitchen, you can still make changes that have a big impact. For example, adding granite countertops can make your drab kitchen look more expensive and modern.
If you want to make changes to your home next year, start with these projects. They’re helpful and important!