Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Home That Add Value

Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Home That Add Value

Day after day, looking at your home, you may feel inspired to make a few changes and add life and excitement to your home.  Where to begin and how much to do can be a daunting task for anyone.  Maybe you are getting ready to sell and are looking for ways to upgrade your home that adds value, while just lightly freshening things up.  Some of the ways we can do this is through changing light fixtures, some new paint/ wallpaper, and changing out some furniture and accessories. Making sure that everything you are adding is going to enhance the parts of your home you already love. 

 Bring the Light In: Lighting 

Lighting is an extremely vital part of any home; changing existing dated lighting for something fresher and unique can make for such an easy upgrade.   Lighting from designers such as Kelly Wearstler, Aerin Lauder, and Thomas O’brien are great options as they have a very elegant and timeless feel to their lighting fixtures.  Changing out the lighting in your home is an incredible way of updating any home.


Bring the Walls to Life: Painting & Wallpaper

While lighting is a great step in easy updates for your home,  painting and wallpapering walls in your home can also bring a lot of the house to life. Doing away with darker-toned walls and replacing it with a coat of fresh off-White paint can make a house look like a new home.  Adding accent walls with wallpaper, especially in a powder room, can really help set your home apart from others as well as add a personal touch that gives you the ability to really express your style. 

The Décor: Furniture & Accessories

Furniture and accessories are the most exciting step in creating a functional yet stylish space for you and your loved ones to enjoy and cherish, and often one of the most personal touches you can add to your home. Whether you like big lofty sofas with the softest chenille fabric or if you are looking for something sleek and sexy in a velvet or leather to make a statement in your great room, the options are endless and often are what bring the new lighting and paint to life.  When in need of easy upgrades, adding things such as decorative pillows, art, and accessories, as it brings a flare while not having to start from scratch. Accessories can be such an easy way to freshen up your home and bring it some new life. 

The home is one of the most important spaces we have- it’s where we rest, create, share meals and share some of our best moments. With the importance, our home takes in our life it is so vital to make that place an expression of you and your life. In creating a space to enjoy or even just fixing it up so others can envision themselves living there, you have to opportunity to create a space everyone will enjoy.  

Add More Value to Your Home With Kern & Co.

If you’re looking for easy ways to upgrade your home, contact the experts at Kern & Co. or browse our portfolios to get started today!

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