Adding Window Blinds Might Improve Your Home's Value - Here's How

Written by Posted On Tuesday, 19 September 2017 22:42

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At one time or another, every homeowner comes across a problem in the home that needs to be fixed. Unfortunately, sometimes, these repairs and renovations can be costly and complicated. Other times, the simplest solution is the best solution.

The easiest way to update your home’s interior and increase it’s value is to add window coverings or blinds. It sounds too simple to be true, but trust us, it works.

Adding new window blinds can instantly change the look and feel of a room. They can tie together the design and really make the space feel like home. But more than just looking good, blinds can improve the value of your home.

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They can save you money

That’s right, investing in quality blinds will save you money. With today’s energy costs being as high as they are, home owners are, quite understandably, scrambling to find ways to reduce their bill. One way to do this is to replace your windows. Many homes are losing their heating and cooling through poorly insulated windows. If your windows are old and due for replacement, it’s a good idea to go ahead and replace them. It will save you money in the long run. But, if you don’t have the money to invest in what can be a rather costly upgrade, or you have just replaced your windows and want to maximize the value of your replacement, invest in a quality set of custom blinds. Blinds can create an extra layer of insulation. In the cooler months, they will help prevent warm air from escaping through your windows. In the warmer months, they will help block the sun from coming in which will keep your room cool and it will increase the efficiency of your air conditioner by keep the cool air indoors. Lower heating and cooling costs not only make your life easier, but they are appealing to prospective buyers when and if you decide to sell your home.

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They provide necessary darkness

Sleep is incredibly important when it comes to being and staying healthy. If you do not get enough sleep, many elements of your functioning will be impacted. It is important to create an environment in your bedroom that is conducive to sleep. This means, in part, that you need to create a room that is as dark as possible. Any light can disrupt sleep and confuse your hormones. Using room darkening blinds can make all the difference in the world. These blinds block incoming light and are perfect for a good night’s sleep or an afternoon nap. And they aren’t just good for your health, they can also help improve your experience when watching television or movies by reducing outside glare on your screen. Again, these are features that improve your living experience and provide the right, homey, details to appeal to even the choosiest of buyers.

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