Last updated on May 24th, 2018 at 02:06 pm
Sometimes, the status quo becomes boring, and you need a change. This is typically why people undertake home maintenance and improvement projects, and why home improvement stores are projected to generate $400 billion worth of revenue in 2019. However, what do you do when you want to undergo one of these projects but also have to adhere to a strict budget? Thankfully, there are plenty of ways for you to improve your home without breaking the bank. These projects are typically on the smaller scale, but there are plenty of ways to improve your home drastically. Here are some of the best ways to improve your home while staying on the right side of your strict budget.
Small Bathroom Remodeling
When thinking about a cheap home improvement project, renovating your bathroom is probably one of the last things that comes to mind. However, you don’t need to replace expensive pieces such as baths and showers in order to spice up your bathroom. By making small adjustments and upgrades, you can completely change your bathroom while spending less than $600. Start by purchasing a new faucet and sink top for your bathroom. Next, you can go out and purchase a new wall mirror for your bathroom. You can even get creative and purchase something different, such as a pull-out mirror or mirrored cabinets. Finally, purchase some fresh paint to tie the room together. If done correctly, the project should only cost a few hundred dollars and should be able to be completed in a weekend or less.
Perhaps you’re looking for homes for sale in El Paso, Tx and your favorite one only has one drawback–a dry and boring outside area. Thankfully, this area of your home can be improved without undergoing a massive amount of expenses. For example, you could go out and purchase some flowers and plants to spruce up the place. In addition, you could buy some solar-powered lamps to accompany your new floral decorations. If you don’t really feel like putting in the work for plants, then perhaps you can try refinishing your deck or fence. Finally, you could remodel your front door to make it more inviting to guests. This can include repainting or refinishing your door, or simply adding decorations such as a knocker or a new handle. None of these projects will break the bank but all will have a positive effect on how the outside of your home looks.
One of the most underrated parts of a room is its flooring. If done correctly, a nice carpeted floor or sleek hardwood flooring can catch a guest’s eye as soon as they walk in. Thankfully, if you want to upgrade one of your smaller room’s flooring you won’t have to sweat when it comes to financials. There are many different type of flooring options that you can choose from, and all have their pros and cons. Regardless of what you choose, upgrading an old dilapidated piece of flooring with a brand new one can do wonders for a home. Although upgrading flooring may be more expensive than some of the other suggestions on this list, it is by no means an unattainable goal for your home improvement project.
Adding some new lighting fixtures to your home can be a great way to improve the overall atmosphere. Studies show that the correct amount of lighting can actually improve moods. There are many ways to go about adding some creative lighting fixtures to your home. For example, you may just want to install a brand new ceiling fan with a light. Another option would be to install a fancy chandelier to spruce up the area. Regardless of your budget, increased lighting and brand new furniture pieces will surely make your home more lively and welcoming.
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