3 Ways To Make Your Home Look Luxurious Without The Hefty Price Tag

21 January 2015
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you are going to build a luxury home, there are a lot of things you can do to make your home look and feel luxurious without spending tons of money. Here are 3 simple tricks that will make your home look high-end without the added cost.

Laminate Flooring

Many luxury homes have real wood flooring, but wood floors are expensive, they can warp and split, and the wood can separate due to aging. This means that wood flooring is costly and may need to be replaced.

An excellent option instead is laminate flooring. Laminate flooring basically consists of planks that have high resolution pictures of wood or tile printed on them. If the laminate is high grade, then you often cannot tell if it is really wood or laminate.

Also, laminate is not going to get worn in the same ways as wood because it is man-made, so you do not have to worry about the natural splitting that can occur with wood.

In addition, it is really easy to replace a piece of laminate flooring if you damage it. You can just get a small plank to fit, and it will not cost very much. In fact, the cost of laminate is significantly less than wood, so this is a better choice all around.

Stainless Steel Appliances

Another way to make your home look luxurious is by using all stainless steel appliances in your kitchen. Stainless steel looks high end, it is much more attractive than traditional white or black appliances, and it is really easy to clean.

Also, if you choose to sell your luxury home one day, the look of stainless steel appliances will attract the attention of more people. You may pay just a little more for stainless steel, but it should not break the bank at all. The only reason appliances cost more is because of additional bells and whistles that are not always necessary.

White or Colored Cabinets

Lastly, an easy way to make your home look high end and luxurious is by adding white or painted cabinets. White is a more sophisticated color, but you can also do a color like light grey that is also classy.

Avoid overly bright colors of cabinets because they can look cheesy and can actually take away from the look of your luxurious home. If you truly want a high end look, then go with white cabinets that have clean edges and are simple in style.

By doing these 3 things, you can build a luxurious home without spending way more money than is necessary. Even if you have a lot of money, there is no reason to spend more than is necessary if you can get the same look for a little less.

Talk to a company like Berkshire Hathaway Home Services YSU for more help with planning your new luxury home.