Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Cheap Ways to Update Your Kitchen Before Selling Your Home

Next to the family room, a kitchen has been a place where people gather and entertain. It is one of the reasons why most home buyers prefer an updated kitchen when looking to own their home. You want to sell your home for more? Update your kitchen. 

Here are budget-friendly kitchen updates that will give your kitchen a fresh new look and get your home ready to sell.

Update your lighting.

Look for a stylish but inexpensive lighting that can make a strong design statement for the space. For under a $100, this small but impactful update can change the look and feel of your kitchen. 

Change out the hardware. 

You can find kitchen knobs and pulls online for under $50. With a little bit of elbow grease and a bit of time, changing your kitchen hardware can make a huge impact on your kitchen's look and style. 

Clear the clutter.

Here's one way to get your kitchen ready before selling it. Clear the clutter. Hide the small appliances. Maximize the space by getting rid of things that do not belong in the kitchen and tossing (or donating) items you no longer use. Doesn't cost any money, just a little bit of time.

Get a new rug!

An area rug in a kitchen is an easy way to improve the appearance of the space without breaking the bank and the inconvenience of  remodeling. The picture below shows a rug for $13.98 at Amazon (not sponsored...) which brings a pop of  color to an otherwise sterile-looking kitchen. 

Replace outlet wall plates. 

Upgrading your switch plates is one of the easiest and least expensive way to elevate the look of your kitchen. For $20, you can go from drab to fab! You can go with colorful, textured or decorative switch plates that draws the eye and add excitement to the kitchen. You can get the plates below from Amazon for only $19.99 for a pack of 4. 

Add a beautiful piece of art. 

Art belongs in the kitchen just as much as it does in other rooms of your home. Hang an art for some added interest. Decorative touches such as a piece of art is capable of enhancing the space and create a look of elegance. 

These are simple steps you can take that is sure to elevate the look of your kitchen without spending too much. 

Note: Angela Carpio is a Realtor serving Menifee, Murrieta, Lake, Elsinore, Temecula, Wichester, Canyon Lake and the surrounding cities. 

Angela Carpio, Realtor


Coldwell Banker ABR

Lic. #01967762




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