A Piece of Paradise: 4 Tricks to Get the Most Out of Your New Home

You’ve recently purchased a new home, and you are likely wondering how to keep it looking beautiful and staying in top condition. At some point, you might want to remodel to increase the value, but that will be in the future. You can maintain the value with a few tricks that won’t take a ton of time or money.

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Increase Curb Appeal 

The front of the home is a huge part of the value, and you can keep the current value by maintaining it. The windows should be clean. Paint the home every few years. You can add landscaping details to increase the value as well. Don’t let items get cluttered in the entryway, but you can add items like a beautiful potted plant, a small bench or a new fixture over the door. Little touches can make a huge difference in the curb appeal of the home. You’ll enjoy the touches as you make the home feel more like yours. 

Update Appliances  

Most of the home’s value comes from the kitchen and the bathrooms. That’s why when it’s time to renovate, most homeowners spend their money in these rooms. You don’t have to wait for a renovation to update these rooms. You can purchase energy-efficient appliances like a refrigerator or update the toilet in the bathroom with a low-flow one to save on water. All of these little updates over the years will ensure that you’re saving money on your energy bills too.

Regular Cleaning 

Some homeowners don’t perform a deep cleaning until they have a reason like holidays or open house when selling the home. When you keep current with regular deep cleaning, you keep the home from becoming old and tired. Dirt and dust on the walls or hidden behind appliances can turn the walls grimy, which means you’ll have to repaint more frequently.

Maintain the Heating and Cooling System 

It’s vital that you keep an eye on the heating and cooling system to ensure that it is always running properly. Before each heating and cooling season, the entire system should be checked by a professional. The filters should be changed, and motors and electrical connections should be tested. Never wait until there’s a problem to have a technician check the system.

These tricks will help you enjoy your new home for many years to come while keeping it in good condition in case you decide to sell later. Cleaning and updating the home and having it maintained by a professional like Dalton Heating & Air Conditioning or a similar company means you take pride in your home, and it also protects your investment.

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