Helpful Home Improvements

The sun is shining, the grass is green, the flowers are blooming, and the home improvement season is upon us! Most home improvement projects tend to break the bank when it comes to all that is involved. But, have no fear! There ARE in fact budget friendly home improvement projects that you and your family can do in just one weekend.

Renovating, remodeling, and making small home improvements can be great ways to not only give your home the little spruce that it needs, but it can also add tremendous value when you are ready to sell. The following home improvements can easily be made and are well worth the little extra elbow grease.

Try a New Color

With just a couple cans of paint and a brush you can give your cabinets the fresh look they have been dying for, Visit your local paint shop to test out all of the colors that they have available. For a how-to on painting your cabinets, click here.

Shed a Little Light

New and beautiful light fixtures can give any room that extra glam it is searching for. The most important thing to remember when adding light fixtures to a room is creating layers of light throughout the space; this can be done with accent and ambient lighting.

Enhance your Entryway

Your front door is the first impression that guests have of your home. Make this first impression a memorable one! Adding small accessories, light fixtures, address boxes, etc. can truly had charm to any entry

Declutter the Closet

We have all had one of those weeks where we throw our clothes in the closet every time we change, shut the door as quickly as possible, and hope that nothing escapes the bottomless pit. This exciting little game always keeps things interesting, but there is a better way! Install a small organizer within the space that will allow you to use the closet to its full potential. These organizers come in all shapes and colors and have endless possibilities.

Hardcore Hardware

This can be a simple update that only takes a brief trip to your local home improvement store. Replacing the handles or knobs on your cabinets can give every kitchen a fresh new look. Not quite sure how to go about making this easy change, this YouTube video will walk you through the process from start to finish!

These five home improvement projects don’t cost an arm and a leg, but they can add an exponential amount of value to your home. If you have the chance to try any of these ideas make sure to post your before and after photos so we can see the beautiful transformations!

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