Makeovers That Add Value to Your Home


Whether you're sprucing up your home to sell or just want to give it a quality makeover, consider adding touch-ups that will boost your home's value -- and help you get a higher price when you do eventually put it on the market.

Blanche Garcia discusses home makeovers on Howcast
Blanche Garcia discusses home makeovers on Howcast

As Blanche Garcia (pictured at left) explains to Howcast, you should focus on your kitchen countertop and appliances, wall colors and flooring. Granite or stone countertops are always the way to go, Garcia advises. You might think you're saving money by going with cheaper laminate variety but these types of countertops typically don't outlast a year. And if you have outdated kitchen appliances, consider getting them replaced. They speak greater volumes to perspective homebuyers than you might think.

Want more advice on value-driving renovations? To find out what color never to use in the bedroom and which type of flooring works the best, check out the video above.

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