We’ve gathered a list of 17 budget-friendly upgrades to make your home look and feel great.
We’ve got you covered whether you want to update your kitchen or add some new life to your living room. So gather your supplies and get ready to start renovating!
1. Paint a room
A fresh coat of paint can do wonders for any space. It’s an easy and inexpensive way to give any room a whole new look. Not sure what color to choose? Check out these popular paint colors for 2018.
2. Clean the gutters
This is an important task that often gets neglected. Keeping your gutters clean will help prevent water damage to your home and keep your gutters working properly. Look online for a helpful tutorial on cleaning your gutters like a pro.
3. Replace cabinet hardware
Give your kitchen or bathroom cabinets an instant update by swapping out the old hardware for new knobs or pulls. You’ll be surprised at how big of a difference this small change can make.
4. Paint trim
This is a quick and easy way to freshen up any room. Choose a paint color that compliments your existing wall color and get to work. Go ahead and add a sliding door with a barn door kit to complete the look.
5. Hang new curtains
Curtains are an easy way to add color and pattern to any room. Choose a style that compliments your existing décor and measure your windows before heading to the store.
6. Add a backsplash
A backsplash is a great way to add style and personality to your kitchen. It’s also relatively easy and inexpensive to install making it a perfect weekend project. Check out DIY backsplash ideas for inspiration.
7. Replace light fixtures
Give your home a quick and easy facelift by replacing old, outdated light fixtures with new ones. You’ll be amazed at the difference this simple change can make.
8. Install floating shelves
Floating shelves are both stylish and functional. They’re perfect for displaying decor or storing items out of sight. They’re relatively easy to install making them a great weekend project.
9. Reorganize your closet
This is a great project if you want to declutter and get organized. Take some time this weekend to go through your clothes and get rid of anything you don’t wear anymore. Then, organize what’s left by color or type. You’ll love having a neat closet!
10. Paint your front door
Your front door is the first thing visitors see when they come to your home. Make a good impression by giving it a fresh coat of paint. Choose a color that compliments your home’s exterior, and add a new welcome mat too!
11. Replace your showerhead
If your shower feels like it could use an upgrade, consider replacing the showerhead. This quick and easy project will make your showers feel much better.
12. Add some new throw pillows
Give your couch or bed a quick and easy makeover with some new throw pillows. This is a great way to add color and pattern to any room. Plus, throw pillows are always cozy!
13. Add a pet door
If you have pets, adding a pet door is a great way to give them some independence. It’s also a nice convenience for you, so you don’t have to let them in and out. Just make sure to measure carefully before you buy.
14. Hang a medicine cabinet
A medicine cabinet is a great way to add storage to your bathroom. It’s also a nice place to keep things like toiletries and first-aid supplies out of sight.
15. Replace old outlet covers
Old, outdated outlet covers can date a room. Swap them out for new ones for an instant update. This is a quick and easy project that anyone can do. Get the kids involved in this one.
16. Change door handles
Give your doors a new look by swapping out the old handles for new ones. This is a quick and easy project that can make a big difference in the look of your home.
17. Replace light bulbs
This might seem like a small task, but it’s important. Replacing old, burned-out light bulbs with new ones will make your home brighter and more inviting. Plus, it’s an easy project that anyone can do.
These are just a few of the many home improvement projects you can do this weekend. So get to work and enjoy your newly updated home!