5. Renew Floor Finishes & Replace Old Carpets
Replace Carpeting And/Or Flooring Before Listing Your Home – Top 5 Low-Cost Home Improvements To Consider Before Listing Your Home
Bearing in mind that your home could be purely vacant, flooring is among the things that count as far as first impressions goes. Once a buyer steps inside the home, they will probably see the floor first.
Many floor types naturally take a beating over time and if yours looks worn, that might turn off a potential buyer. Is there a way to avoid that? Yes, absolutely!
Flooring stores and home centers do sell water-based products for renewing different floor types and they cost just a couple of hundred dollars.
An old or stained carpet is a definite turn-off, especially to prospective homeowners who plan to settle with their pets. Hire a professional to clean it, but if that doesn’t do the trick, consider getting a fresh new carpet.