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Affordable Ways to Cozy Up Your Home

If you're looking for affordable ways to make your house a little more cozy, then read on. Maybe you're not looking to move or just can't afford it right now. Just because you can't afford to buy your dream home doesn't mean you can't spruce it up. Whatever the reason is, the Raleigh movers, your local Raleigh moving company, have a few suggestions to cozy up your home without forking out too much money.

A good way to make your home feel more like home is by changing the lighting. Changing the lighting is an inexpensive way to remodel your home. For less than $500 you can change that boring light fixture over your dining room table for a funky pendant lamp. You can also add a dimmer and you have an instant mood lighting that will soften your home's look. Another trick that can improve the look of your home is by shining a light on the things that you love according to MSN.com. Cost: Varies, from $20 (dimmer) to $600 to $800 for three to four contractor-installed recessed can lights.

The front door. You open and close it every day. Try painting the front door an unexpected color such as lime green or baby pink, this will give your home a personality that will distinguish it from all the other houses in your neighborhood. This small and easy change can make a huge difference in the look of your house. Cost: $20 to $40 for paint.

Since we've just spoke about doors, adding new knobs to those doors can also add some life to your home. For example, adding ceramic or oil-rubbed bronze knobs is a cheap way to make a big change. You can also look for knobs on eBay and you might even find vintage ones too. You can turn that once boring bungalow to a fun and exciting house. You don't have to have the same matching knobs , go ahead and have fun and mix and match those knobs too. Cost: $2 to $12 per knob.

Maybe you're not looking to renovate your home, maybe you're in the market for a new house. Well with today's sluggish market you can find many great deals on many great homes. When you're ready to make the move, don't forget to call the Raleigh movers to help you with your move. Our Raleigh moving company is licensed and insured and will quilt pad wrap all of your belongings so they'll never get damaged. We also have expert Raleigh movers that are backed by four generations of moving professionals, so by choosing us, you'll have a great moving experience.