Luxurious DIY Projects That Will Make Your Holidays Very Special

Fairway Realty of Solivita Helpful Information

By Elizabeth Lambrides | Dec, 2020

Luxury lies in the eye of the beholder but we’ve come up with a list of the Top 10 Luxuries for your home that you can’t live without. These are simple upgrades that you or your neighborhood handyman can install in an afternoon and they will add value when selling a home.

Dimmer Switches

Dimmer switches are viable options for any room that need a range of lighting options and will benefit from full lighting through low lighting.

“I can’t believe how much cozier the room felt after the simple installation of dimmers and our electric bill went down.” 


They come in a wide range of styles and colors and are easy to install with basic electrical experience. Always consult a professional and be careful when dealing with electricity. Lowe’s has a wide range to choose from – Lowe’s Light Switches & Dimmers

Robotic Vacuum

Fairway Realty of Solivita Helpful Information

Keep all your floors clean all the time. Quickly and easily keep your carpet, tile, and hardwood floors clean.

“Best birthday gift my kids ever got me!!”

~ Cheryl

They come in a wide range of shapes and styles depending on your floor cleaning needs. Roomba is a great brand and has helpful information on their website – iRobot Roomba

Pull Out Shelves

Great kitchen organizers make life easier while expanding the usage of existing shelf space. Adding simple pull out shelves increases the usable space significantly. 

“They made me feel like I had a whole nother set of shelves.” Mike

They increase visibility to everything on the shelve and provide quick access.

The Container Store has useful tips and a wide range to choose from – ContainerStore Cabinet Organizers.

Granite Countertops

Countertops have evolved from a mere kitchen surface to a serious design element indicative of style and luxury.  

“Our new granite makes our kitchen so luxurious!!” Kristy

Granite countertops are a big hit during resale and can often be a tipping point. They come in a wide range of colors, styles, and prices so check out Mystic Granite & Marble to learn what’s right for you.

Crown Molding

Crown molding is visually pleasing and adds a certain elegance to any room.

“The new molding made the room pop and the ceilings felt even higher” 

Crown molding comes in many shapes and sizes so check out the DIY Network to learn the best direction for your space.

Large Floor Tile

Adding large floor tile on a diagonal increase the style and luxuriousness of any space. 

“Finding beautiful tumbled stone tile provided a consistent look from the outside of the house all the way through our home.” Caroline

Find what’s right for you on the Flooring Inc website

Sun Shades

Retractable patio and lanai screens allow you to enjoy the outdoors without the harsh glare, intrusive insects, and hassle of strings and cranks.

“Our retractable lanai screens save us a bundle on our electric bill.” Julie

There are serval sizes, shapes, and opacities so make sure you do your homework to determine what’s best for you.

Retractable Screen Door

Retractable screen doors provide added protection against bugs and flying insects as you go in and out of your home. 

“It is amazing how well it keeps flies and mosquitos out of our house.” Kenny

They come in various shapes and sizes depending on the type of door so check out The Spruce website for the Best Retractable Screen Doors for 2019.

Wine Fridge

Having extra room for cold beverages during a party is always useful and having that nice bottle at the exact right temperature makes for a loving evening.

“I never thought I would enjoy a wine fridge until we installed one on our back lanai.” Mary

They come in all different shapes and sizes so check out the Wine Cooler Direct website for interesting things to think about.

Second Dishwasher

Designers are seeing an increase in double dishwashers for people who want convenience.

You can enjoy these easy-to-do upgrades now and have an easier time selling your home later!!  Make sure to use reputable service providers that are licensed and insured.

Call Fairway Realty of Solivita today to learn more about the value of your home. You can reach us at (407) 405-3000.

Join The Discussion

Compare listings