Home Improvement Projects You Can DoThat Won't Break the Bank
Not all renovations need to be huge or costly. Here are some home renovations, that you can due right now and will also add value to your home.
Most likely the easiest project for a homeowner, painting a room, or two, or your whole house can make your home feel like new. It also adds value and makes your rooms feel larger in just a few hours of work. To achieve a really good paint job you must fix any imperfections in the wall, such as popped nails or screws and create a smooth surface for painting.
Install a Backsplash
When deciding where to invest home renovation dollars, you can't go wrong with keep your kitchen and bathrooms at the top of the list. As two of the most important rooms in terms for resale value, these rooms can have a huge impact when it comes time to sell your home. The great thing about a backsplash is it can be as simple or complex as you want it to be with a range of options that fit your style and budget. Backsplashes can be as simple as peel and stick stainless steel backsplash, to the more traditional tile backsplash.
Install New Hardware
If door replacement is not in your budget or in your skill range, a fresh coat of paint and new hardware can make a huge improvement. Upgrading your doors hardware, hinges, and paint is a great way to bring new life into older doors and make an instant impact.
You may not notice your shower caulk, but you will notice the awesome result of redoing it. It will it make your shower look and feel cleaner and protect your home against leaks.
Replace Outlets and Switches
Easy, cheap and effective, this may not be the most impactful home renovations, but replacing old, discolored outlet covers and switches with new versions will bring your older home into this century and give you lighting and power options you never had before. Wiring outlets and switches is safe and easy and is doable for even beginner DIY-ers.
When dealing with any faucet, the toughest part of the job can be removing the old one. Once that is done, just follow the install instructions provided by the manufacturer and you should have no problem getting a look you want for less.
Clean Your Deck
Sometimes a good clean is all you need, but if your deck is warped, flaking or otherwise deteriorating, you may need some new ideas.
Install a Tile Floor
Many homeowners are nervous to tackle tiling a floor, however with a proper planning, and a about a weekend of time, you can have professional results that will last. Tiling a bathroom floor is a great place to start as bathrooms due to the size, making it the perfect tiling job for first-timers, or to experiment with a unique tile shape or size.
New Light Fixtures
New lighting adds personality and can drastically change the look of a room by adding mood or making it feel larger. Even old unwanted features such as can lights can be retrofitted with pendants or chandeliers.