Prepare Your House for the Market - Imagine Painting
Prepare Your House for the Market - Imagine Painting - Painters in Calgary

Prepare Your House for the Market

April 10, 2018

Calgarians have faced a particularly nasty winter this year, complete with frigid temperatures and heavy snowfall. Now that spring has finally arrived, it’s a perfect time to gather your thoughts and think about what the warmer months will hold in store for your home. Many Calgarians choose to move over the summer, so if you’re preparing your house for listing, now is the time to get started!

Look for Where Repairs Are Needed

A long and snowy winter takes a toll on our houses as much as it does on our morale. It might be a good idea to have your home inspected for possible damage once the snow has all melted. The changing temperatures can cause cracks in piping or the foundation, for example. Although many of these issues won’t manifest themselves in any immediate way, they can worsen and cause long term damage if left unnoticed.

Ways to Improve

Preparing your house for selling means bringing it to its best possible version, as buyers will be looking for the perfect home to move into. As such, you’ll want to ensure you leave no stone unturned. Relatively simple tasks, such as updating your smoke and carbon dioxide detectors, are important details that are readily completed. Clear out drainage pipes and gutters. Look to see if your furnace filter needs replacing. Check for cracks in the wall and patch up any holes that your guests might’ve accidentally left from your holiday parties. Reevaluate the quality of your furniture. Although you may have grown attached to your worn-out couch, potential buyers won’t have the same nostalgia factor working for them. Now’s the perfect time to update your living room or change that dreary old kitchen countertop that you despise.

Call Imagine Painting

Once you’re satisfied that the home renovations are up to your standard, the last thing to do is liven everything up with a fresh coat of paint! Transform your interior with bright and vibrant new colours, which serve to breathe new life into your home while also adding a special touch of elegance that is sure to wow buyers. Make your home the envy of all your neighbors and allow it to radiate luxury through a beautiful new paint job. In addition, ice and snow can quickly wear out the original exterior colour of your house. Consider also getting your exterior redone to really catch a buyer’s eye.

Ready to get started? Imagine Painting is here to help you bring your home to the height of its quality. Reach us at 403-305-8786 today!


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