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The Top Home Upgrades Homeowners Are Investing In Today

Getting the best price for your property is all about meeting or exceeding the needs of the buyer. Different buyers will have different needs but one thing that everyone needs is storage space. Especially in modern homes that are designed to maximize living area, storage space can be a bit of a problem. Here are a few inexpensive upgrades you can do for your property before putting it on the market to earn the highest profit possible.

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Supplies

Homeowners have all kinds of extra supplies that they need to store. These are usually things that aren't used too often but they are big and bulky and need to go somewhere until needed. There are also things that are better stored outside of the home such as fertilizers, chemicals, and building materials. Having a shed for extra storage in the garden can be a perfect solution for this. You can comfortably store large items like pressure washers and lawnmowers and also create some shelving to store smaller tools, bags, and other accessories. Building one is an easy job or you can get a premade shed and just place it in the yard.

Vehicles

Many homes have driveways or car parking spaces but they are open spaces where the car is at risk of rain, hail, sunlight, and bird droppings. Rather than going through the process of building a dedicated garage you can get an open shed and use that as a car parking area. It provides you with all the protection you need from the elements and it is very easy to install. Depending on the amount of car parking space you have you can customize the design to fit one or multiple vehicles.

Food

In modern kitchens with their minimalist design, it is often difficult just to fit the bare necessities let alone the extra food and equipment. Considering that the kitchen is one of the most used spaces in the home, having extra storage here will be very valuable. If you have the space for it, you could add in an extra pantry, otherwise, you can look into installing drawers and cabinets where possible. There is often a lot of unused space overhead. With a bit of carpentry, you can easily install a few cabinets in the overhead space and have significantly more storage without making the space look bad.

Clothes

Extra room in the room is also important. If you don’t have built-in cupboards you can always purchase premade cupboards and install those where you have space. If you are limited on wall space, consider making storage space under the bed or in the bathroom. As long as it is in the room itself, it will be useful. You could even make a knee-high cabinet the length of the entire room and use the top of the cabinet as a seating area by just adding a few cushions. This way you can add storage and seating to the room.

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If you have an attic or a basement these areas can be converted into storage spaces. Basements in particular are excellent for storage because they have a constant temperature throughout the year and there is plenty of space to work with. Even if you have to remove some redundant things to make space for extra storage, it will be well worth the time and effort. Get it done by a professional to get the best results which will earn you the best return on your investment.