Raise Your Home's Value With These 10 DIY Ideas

If you're looking to sell your home, or just make it better, these ideas are a great place to start.

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1. Add light to your dark kitchen on a budget

Kitchens are the biggest to tackle, but they make the biggest impact on your home’s value.

2. Give each room a fresh coat of paint

Not sure what color to paint your bedroom or living room? Check out this guide.

3. Cover up those dated popcorn ceilings

Popcorn belongs at a movie, not on your ceiling. Get rid of it with this low-budget option.

4. Remove old carpet from your floors

Carpet is bad for allergies and is hard to clean. Strip it to the original floor for a clean look.

5. Install a new laminate or vinyl floor

Speaking of carpet, laminate flooring is a cheap and durable option that looks incredible.

6. Hang up a mirror to fake more space

Make your home feel bigger and lighter with a big and pretty mirror.

7. Dress up that boring builder grade mirror

You don’t actually have to get rid of it, but adding a frame gives your room some style.

8. Update your bathroom vanity with paint

You don’t have to replace it, but a new paint color will do wonders for your bathroom.

9. Make your porch look more welcoming

Add some seasonal decor and a seating area for some major curb appeal.

10. Do some quick landscaping for curb appeal

Probably one of the top ways to raise your homes value, a little landscaping can do wonders.