Home Enhancements July 6, 2023

Inexpensive DIY to give you a big impact on a Budget

Big DIY Home Improvement Projects For a Tiny Budget

woman holds up colorful paint samplesSo, your want to make some upgrades to your home, but don’t have the extra money. We have a few suggestions for projects that will update the look of your home, whether you’re looking to attract buyers or just enjoy the updates yourself. Here a some Big DIY Home Improvement Projects for a Tiny Budget.

Grab a Paintbrush

Nothing transforms the look of a home for less money than a fresh coat of paint. According to HomeAdvisor.com, “the best paint colors for selling your home are neutral colors and earthy tones. This means warm beige, light gray, off-white verging on yellow and white. For your kitchen, choose a light blue or gray paint. Research shows that homes with this color kitchen sold for almost $2,000 more than homes with white-walled kitchens.”

Install a Smart Thermostat

Maybe you’ve been on the fence about installing a smart thermostat, but they’re here to stay. Smart thermostats help control energy consumption, lower your bills, and give you more control over your home’s heating and cooling usage. This simple upgrade can make your life more comfortable and a lot more convenient.

The Highs and Lows of a Smart Thermostat

Up Your Curb Appeal

Enhancing curb appeal adds value to your home and can be done on a tiny budget. After all, 63% of homebuyers stop by a house after viewing it online.

  • Plant colorful flowers to add color to your front door
  • Replace your aging mailbox
  • Add pathway lighting
  • Paint your front door. What colors attract buyers? According to HomeAdvisor.com, black and charcoal grey front doors can increase a home’s resale value by more than $6,000!

Replace Your Hardware

Replacing your kitchen and bathroom hardware is inexpensive, simple, and can be done with a small budget. Replace cabinet handles, door knobs, pulls, and rods in each room for a fresh new look. We often overlook the hardware we use every day, but replacing tired drawer handles can freshen up a room in no time.