August 25, 2017
Are you thinking about selling your home? Getting your house ready to put on the market is a huge undertaking. To start, you have to make sure everything is in good working condition and presentable. On top of that, you have to consider home improvement to further increase the value it’ll fetch on the market. It can be hard to know exactly what to do to get the most return on your investment, but with these simple suggestions from CMC Electric, you can increase the appeal of your home easily.
Additions Generate Interest
While it can be hard to know exactly what to install in your home to get the best results, there are some good general rules follow. The most important among them is to be aware of current trends in the housing market.
Be aware that you are much more likely to entice any potential buyers if you add functionality to the home before the sale, That will make it feel modern and save the buyer on energy costs in the future, which is a big selling point. Some easy ways to help reduce energy costs are adding ceiling fans, dimmer switches, new thermostats, and new appliances.
Adding Ceiling fans
Adding ceiling fans to your home adds value in several ways. Firstly, having a fan can dramatically cut down on energy costs. Because fans circulate air around you, you’re not as likely to turn on the air conditioning as soon as it gets too warm or too cold for you. They also add a decorative element to whatever room you put them in, accenting the space.
Adding Dimmer Switches
While traditional light switches don’t make an impression on a potential buyer, dimmer switches can be a compelling reason to choose a home. Dimmer switches are easy to install and add a layer of versatility to any home. Being able to adjust the lighting level helps sell that your house provides multiple layers of comfort.
Updating Your Thermostat
Older thermostats waste energy because they’re set to either be on or off. It’s too easy to forget to turn your thermostat off in your morning rush. Newer thermostats offer options for custom scheduling so that you aren’t wasting energy keeping your home at a certain temperature when nobody’s there. There are several different options to play with. For an added bonus, consider a smart thermostat. Options like Nest and Ecobee thermostats are easy to set up and compatible with most software to give users the most options.
Updating Your Appliances
One of the easiest upgrades for your house is to update your old appliances. When buyers see modern appliances in your house, it adds an extra incentive for them to choose your property over the competition.
Don’t settle for DIY installation
If you’re planning on selling your home, you’re already on a tight deadline as it is. Taking the time to set up new electrical components in your home eats up time you might not have. That’s why you should choose the electrical experts at CMC Electric to install it for you. With our quick, reliable, and friendly service, we’ll help get your home equipped to sell in no time.
Get Started Today
Want help getting your house ready to sell with CMC Electric? Contact us today to see what a difference the right electrician makes.