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Easy Home RenovationsEasy home renovations will show you cheap ways to fix up your home. With these frugal home renovations you will save money and improve your home.
Home renovations don't have to cost alot of money. There are many ways you can improve your home without spending alot of money.
To help you be more frugal when it comes to your home, follow these frugal ideas.
Here you will find a variety of ways for you to improve, update and increase your home's value with little to no money and time.
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Easy Home Renovations for Your Homes Exterior
Your front door is one of the first things people notice about your home. Painting your front door a new color can make a big difference. Don't be afraid to change the color to something bold like a rich glossy red or glossy black. This will make a big statement for little money and a little time. When choosing the color for your front door, make sure it compliments the overall color scheme of your exterior.
If your current handle is warn or outdated, change it with one that matches the metals on the doorbell and kick plate. Also, take into consideration the feel of the hardware. This will be the first tactile impression guests will have of your home.
Place or replace a wreath on your door. Coordinate the theme of the wreath with the current season or upcoming holiday.
Use large pots or urns to frame your front door. Change the plants and accessorize with seasonal changes and holidays.
Update your house numbers. Be sure numbers are large enough to be seen from the street and compliment the exterior colors and architecture of your home.
Don't throw away outdoor furniture that looks worn or out dated. With a little work and paint you can give it new life. Be sure to do the prep work of cleaning and sanding before you paint.
Easy Home Renovations for Your Homes Interior
If your want to visually increase the size of your home, paint rooms in a neutral palette. Rooms painted in different colors creates separation and makes space appear smaller.
To dress up a table, use fresh fruit, vegetables and/or flowers. Fill a bowl with limes or fill a tall vase with rocks. Take branches from your backyard to hang over a door.
Wallpapered rooms with wallpaper borders and carpeted bathrooms date a home. To update, remove wallpaper or border and remove carpet from bathroom.
Replace knobs and pulls on kitchen and/or bathroom cabinetry. When choosing hardware, make sure hardware feels good in your hand as well as looks good. Feature one cabinet foor with complimentary hardware. Shiny hardware can date a home, so choose hardware with a satin finish.
A quick way to update a dated ceiling fan is to change the light. Replace the old light on the fan with a new light kit that is more contemporary.
Light bulbs come in a variety of beam widths, sizes, spectrums and wattage strengths. Adding more light to a room will change its overall look. Also, consider adding task or featured lighting.
A room filled with too much stuff can make a room look small. Removing clutter from a room will make a major difference. Pack up nicknacks and use sparingly.
Adding molding to a room will give it a new look and increase your home's value. Use molding to frame a room or add crown molding to the ceiling of a room. Use molding to create a panel look or to frame out art. Use a variety of molding in various sizes at the top and bottom of wall to accent height or interest.
To give your home a more polished look, change out old plastic switch covers for decorative plates.
Easy Home Renovations for Living Rooms, Family Rooms, Great Rooms
Pillows and throws add warmth to a room. By adding or changing pillows and throws, it will give the room a new look. Use pillow covers that can be switched out for different looks and seasons. Pillow covers are cheaper and easier to store. You can personalize pillow covers with trim and buttons.
Use china plates and platters to make groupings and hang on the wall.
Take your favorite photos and frame them in frames that are the same color and make a wall collage.
When making a grouping, either on a wall or flat surface, use odd number of items (3, 5, etc.). This will create more interest. Don't be afraid to use a variety of items to create your grouping.
For no money at all, you can get a new look simply by changing the position of the furniture and accessories in a room. Use what you already have. Take things from one room and use them in another room. The possibilites are endless.
Books don't have to stand up straight. Rearrange books where some are standing up straight and others stacked. Then add various items such as vases, statues and other momentos.
Use trim or fringe on the bottom of a skirtless chair or sofa. For a little money, you can add a custom look.
Easy Home Renovations for Kitchens and Bathrooms
Instead of painting your whole kitchen, use counter top appliances to add color.
Replace an old shower curtain with a new one. Add coordinating towels and rugs. To add sparkle to the bathroom, use decorative shower curtain rings. Replace your shower head with a new rain style showerhead.
If appliances don't match use appliance paint or install new face panels.
A new designer faucet can change the look of a kichen or bathroom. Changing warn out or dated faucets will bring new life to your kitchen or bathroom.
Use drawer organizers in kitchens and bathrooms to increase storage space. Not only will you gain space, you will get organized too.
Add under counter lights. This will help with task lighting as well as enhance the look of your kitchen.
Remember, new things are constantly being added,
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