Selling your home? Like any property owner, you want to do everything you can to maximize its value and make the most out of your investment. Gradually upgrading your home through DIY plumbing is one of the best ways to increase its selling price. Be it a simple bathroom faucet repair or perhaps something major like remodeling your entire bathroom, plumbing upgrades can truly boost your home’s value as well as its ability to attract buyers and quickly get off the market. Why? Because plumbing repairs and upgrades improve a home’s practicality as well as its overall beauty.  

Plumbing systems are vital to home features that play a central role in the comfort and functionality of a property. Upgrading your plumbing system can definitely increase your home’s worth and improve its potential for a future sale. After all, plumbing is crucial to how a home operates. It connects to your toilet system, showers, sinks, washing machine, dishwasher, and other critical parts of the home. Any upgrade you choose to perform on its plumbing system can greatly improve the everyday life of its occupants. 

Here are some DIY plumbing projects that you can do to increase your home’s function, comfort, and overall value: 

  1. Small bathroom updates

Small bathroom updates

One of the easiest ways to add to your home’s value and comfort is to apply small updates to your bathroom fixtures. Replacing old sink handles with brand new and beautifully finished fixtures can be a simple yet elegant way to add a touch of luxury to your bathroom.

At Danco, you will find an entire range of sink and toilet handles designed to match most any bathroom interior and style. Their decorative bathroom handles come in brushed nickel, chrome, and polished brass finishes, which go well with different kinds of bathroom designs.

  1. Repair existing plumbing problems

Perhaps you’ve been ignoring some plumbing issues that are in dire need of repair and attention. Leaky faucets, slow drains, and malfunctioning toilets could use some easy and simple DIY plumbing

    • Leaky Faucet
      Leaky faucetFaucet leaks can be a major annoyance, not to mention a costly problem when left unchecked. Having a hard time finding the right tools, parts, and accessories to use for your leaky faucet? Danco makes bathroom faucet repair easy by providing you with a Stem Finder Tool, designed to help make your parts search quick and simple.

    • Slow Drain and Drain Maintenance
      If a backed-up drain is slowing you down, determining the source of the build-up is critical so you’ll know how to properly address the issue. TruFusion’s Washout Monthly Maintenance Drain Opener and Build-Up Remover is a good product to have handy for drain cleanup and clog removal. Just the same, regular drain maintenance requires more than just pouring cleaner down your pipes. Frequent backups could be indicative of a more serious issue that should be checked by a professional. 
  1. Upgrade your kitchen

Upgrade your kitchen

The bathroom isn’t the only part of the home you can fix up to increase your property’s value. Your kitchen also offers all kinds of opportunities for an upgrade. A simple replacement of your sink handles or the installation of a side spray in your kitchen sink can be a great way to increase the functionality of your kitchen. Danco offers an elegant selection of cross-arm faucet handles as well as universal kitchen sink side sprays for these kinds of upgrade projects.

At Danco, you will find a complete range of DIY plumbing tools and accessories that can help you perform your own upgrades and replace old plumbing features to increase your home’s value. Choose from hundreds of products that offer exceptional quality and ease of use, from a universal toilet handle to other plumbing accessories that are built to last.