4 Top Home Improvement Tips Want to increase your homes market value on a budget? These 4 improvements provide a great return on investment. #1: Replacing wallpaper or old paint with a fresh coat of neutral paint. #2: Replacing dated flooring with a modern and inexpensive product. #3: Updating old light fixtures with new and affordably priced fixtures. #4: Giving your home a deep cleaning. Contact Mad City Dream Homes for a referral to a quality contractor.