If you’re like most people, you will have spent more time than usual in your home for the past few months, which is certain to show the areas that you feel need improving. Many people love their house but are less in love with the space inside it, whether that’s the interior design of some of the rooms or just the overall feel of the place. If that sounds like you, maybe it’s time for a home renovation! If you want to improve your home but don’t want your improvements to cost the world, try these tips.
Cabinets make up a lot of the space around your house, especially in your kitchen, and it’s not uncommon for them to be a bit shabby or the wrong colour. This can impact the overall feel and look of your inside spaces. Repainting them isn’t too difficult, as long as you properly prepare the surfaces beforehand (otherwise you’ll make them look worse).
Redoing Flooring? Buy in Bulk
Many people want to redo their flooring but feel a bit tentative about how well it will work; therefore, they progress with small improvements, perhaps retiling the floor room by room. If you want to retile for less, however, you should buy in bulk and retile as many rooms as you can. For example, one Italian tiles Leeds specialist offers up to a 25% discount when you buy in bulk.
Concrete your Countertops
Concrete countertops are a great way of making any dated countertops seem modern and chic. What’s more, they’re really easy to do! All you need is some concrete mix, sealer, wax and sandpaper and you’ll be able to transform any table top into something more concrete.
Cheap Kitchen Island
Kitchen islands are brilliantly useful and very practical, but often come with a steep price tag. If you have enough space in your kitchen for an island but don’t want to spend too much on it, you can just buy a vintage dresser online and put it in the kitchen! You can paint or varnish it however way you feel would make it fit into your kitchen’s vibe, and you could always give it a concrete look.
Pallets are used in many industries and have their use in factories and agriculture, which is why it’s so amazing that they’re so useful in DIY improvements. A pallet wall involves just breaking up a second-hand pallet as a cheap source of wood, applying varnishes or dyes to it and then simply sticking or nailing it to your wall. It gives any room a cool rustic look that wouldn’t look out of place at a Soho House.
Mess from cooking or using the bathroom sink can cause a lot of splash that can ruin your walls. The perfect way to solve this is both cheap and easy: create a backsplash protector. You can do this with tiles, or, for an even less expensive improvement, taking some vinyl flooring and sticking it to the wall.