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Posted by Heather on November 5, 2018
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When people move into a new home, the natural next step is that they want to bring in their own taste and their own personal touches. If you are in the market for a home, or if you just purchased a home, this is an exciting time for you. Please don't worry if it's in need of some work on your part. When you are finished, you will have personalized your new home to make it your own.

New Lighting Can Add New Life

As you assess the house room by room, think about how the existing lighting affects you. If parts of the room are too dark, add or update the light fixtures. Alternatively, if you have a lot of natural light coming in, beautify the look of your windows or sliding glass doors with new window treatments. Every room in your home will benefit from the appropriate amount of lighting, including the basement and the garage.

Flooring Options

Tastes can vary widely when it comes to the floors in a home. You may prefer wood floors, and the previous owner may have covered beautiful wood floors with carpet in the bedrooms and the living room. On the other hand, there may be a room that would be perfect with new carpet. Assess your kitchen floor, and consider how the room would take on a whole new look with a new tile floor or linoleum update. The basement floor may also need your finishing touch to make it a more usable space for the family — did anyone say rugs?

Get Your Garage Working for You

A part of a new home that is great to have, but is frequently overlooked when you're fixing up the house, is the garage. Remember to give it a good sweeping out. You can put a fresh coat of paint on the walls and the floor to refresh both. If you or another household member is a do-it-yourselfer, take the opportunity to create a dedicated workspace with a workbench or storage area. Think about adding shelving for those loose items on the floor. You will feel a sense of accomplishment when your garage is looking good, too.

Everything you decide to do on your property, whether it's a big or small task, adds to your enjoyment of your new home. When guests visit and admire what you've done to the place, you will be so proud of your new home.

Planning on flipping your fixer-upper instead of staying? Get your home sold today with The Evangelisti Companies!

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