DIY Updates To Help Increase Home Value

Daydreaming a new homeMany individuals have goals for the future that may include purchasing a home and raising a family. The truth of the matter is, however, that several factors and circumstances can influence how these are achieved, and oftentimes a person’s first home is not going to be their forever home. Nonetheless, it is important to feel at home in your house, and interior design is a method often used to accomplish this feat. For the sake of your future plans, it is important to set yourself up for success however you can. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX interior designer explores a few interior updates you can pursue on your own, as well as how they can help increase home value.


Whether you are aware of it or not, the ability to achieve a variety of goals in life are based on some form of barter system and type of currency. For example, food, water, a place live, and more are purchased using currency. To acquire currency, however, an individual must first barter something. In simplest terms, this is the concept of working for a living. You, as an individual, are bartering your time and labor for currency so that you can acquire life’s necessities and promote your well-being.

This notion translates to house buying as well, as the market is full of supply and demand. In other words, sometimes houses are difficult to sell, and as such, you must take strides to ensure your listing is more desirable in order to successfully compete with others.

One such way to accomplish this is to enhance and update components of your home. Though a specialist may be required for some areas, others can be completed by you for a much better price!

Update Your Fixtures

Nothing is more telling about a space than the fixtures present, or lack thereof. Indeed, fixtures help make life easier for most, and broken or shoddy fixtures speak volumes. Take the time to update all light fixtures with LED lights, as well as ensure consistency in design throughout.

Additionally, wall sockets with appropriate protectors, accessible light switches, and ceiling fans can all help add value to your home without the need for a contractor. For more information about this process, give our team a call today.

The Simplicity of Molding

Another tip for adding value to your home is to install crown molding. Not only does it make the area look cleaner and of greater quality, but it is relatively simple to install molding on your own.

Increase Your Home’s Value

Contact Paisley House Design Interiors in Houston, TX by calling 713-463-7600 to schedule your initial consultation with a member of our team, and learn more about the importance of adding value to your home.