Home improvement without burning a hole in your pocket is possible.
For budget friendly home owners who still want to make their house look great inside-out can dig into the coolest and really affordable diy home improvement ideas to get the best of both the worlds.
Yes! You have heard that right.
Now you can get the most out of your remodeling dollar and give your house the much needed makeover. Anything we get more than expected makes us happy. Same is with your house, the diy home improvement ideas are so much better that you will never expect the end results until you see them.
So, without wasting much time, let’s get to work and see your withered old cottage turn into a glittering mansion in no time.
Before I start, you need to remember that, few aspects of your house cost very little but can yield great results when done right. Some of them are, storage, lighting and decoration, when used smartly can transform a house into your dream home. These three simple things, can upgrade any space in your house from, kitchens, bathrooms, closets to living room, laundry and entryway.
Let’s get to know the budget friendly diy home improvement that will give yield you great value even if you are not selling your house.
Clean Vinyl Siding
You cannot deny the fact, vinyl siding can keep your house looking new for years to come.
However, things can take an ugly turn when the vinyl siding starts to look clumsy and dingy after sometime.
So, what the solution?
Of course, it is you!!!
I mean, you just have to make sure that the vinyl siding or your house exterior continues to look clean and the best part is, you do not have to hire a pro to get the work done. Many people might think that you might have to hire a professional or rent a power washer to clean the exterior of the house, but it is not so.
Sometimes the solution to a problem is least expensive and not just simple. Moreover, in case you did not know, power washer can damage the siding the moiré than cleaning it. So, all you have to do is get a long handled scrub brush, a garden hose and premium quality cleaner and a little dirt and elbow grease, and,
Voila! Your work will be done.
I know it is hard to believe, but the thing is that simple and effective too. Now, that what you call a diy home improvement project.
Accentuate The Exterior And Front Door Touch Up
Door is that part of your house’s exterior that cannot get unnoticed.
So, why not give that good ‘ol guy, the makeover it needs.
Your front door needs to be welcoming and also catch the spotlight. A little update, say a bright color touch up can boost the curb appeal of the entire exterior.
Choose a color accent that is bold. It might just blend in with the exterior yet stand out at the same time. Another little diy home improvement that can go a long way is, change the mailbox.
Who knows, it might bring some good news as well.
These little changes can transform the entire look and feel of the house making it more welcoming when you are entering.
Rock The Removable Wallpaper
The very word ‘wallpaper’ might make you cringe and drop the whole idea odf using it in the first place.
But, before you start to think otherwise, hear me out.
Updated walls can improve your space and you can do it with not just wallpapers but removable wallpapers. This stick-ons are user friendly and will give you a whole new perspective on using the wallpapers on those tired walls all over again.
As a result, you will get a stylish and vibrant looking space with minimal investment and little commitment.
Now, isn’t that great.
Add patterns and colors to the walls without many tantrums. Happy walls mean happy homes!
You can spruce up the front of your stair steps in a similar way. Cut out the removable wallpapers in according size and apply. Your stairs will look as good as new.
Give Your Cabinets A Facelift
Bored of your faded and dreary cabinets? Your kitchen looks like a dumpster because of them?
Well, you need not worry, because I am here with the most wonderful idea and you are going to thank me for that.
With that type of cabinets lingering in the kitchen, most of the people might think of replacing them. However, I would suggest you paint them and switch the existing hardware, you will not believe the dramatic update you have just given your kitchen. Little and simple changes can go a long way and trust me you will not see the kitchen in the same way again.
Wall Hanging To The Rescue
Changing the look of your room does not need to be time consuming and expensive. A wall art or wall hanging can do the job right away. A vintage art work from secondhand shops, flea markets or antique stores can prove to be a treasure trove for your room.
Bathroom remodeling sure is a hell lot of work and money does matters in this kind of projects. However, simple diy home improvement ideas suggest upgrading the fixtures and hardware of the bathroom to renew its feel and give it back the charm.
Remember, when you are replacing the cabinet pulls, choose the designs that fit into the old holes so that you do not have to invest time on the patch work.
Small investment like updating the shower door or shower head can do a lot than remodeling the entire bathroom. Add trendy storage shelves or grab bar in the bathroom and you will never regret the decision.
The best part of these diy home improvement ideas is that it lets you work smarter than harder to see the results you have dreamt for your house. So, the home owners who knew all these time that budget is everything can finally give creativity a chance and see things turn into favor.
Painter and a Cynophilist, Ipshita Maulik swears by yoga and started writing when she least expected it. From Kolkata, she is currently working as a Content Writer in a Digital Marketing Company. Here are few things she loves- eating at new places, hanging out with her friends and everything that are cruelty free.