How to Update Your Home on a Limited Budget

27277036_sWhether you want to make your home more comfortable for you to live in, or you are seeking to spruce up your home to make it more attractive to buyers, you may feel the need to update your home. That being said, you don’t need a huge budget to update your home. All you need is a little bit of knowledge about what you can do to make some home improvements without spending all of your money. Here are some tips on how to update your home on a limited budget:

Go thrift shopping for home decor upgrades

Thrift stores aren’t just great for deep savings on clothes, home goods and furniture. In addition to these types of items, some thrift stores also sell home renovation supplies for a fraction of their retail price. This includes bathroom vanities, sinks, backsplashes, appliances, doors, windows, chandeliers and even tile. If you’re seeking to make some home upgrades on a budget, this should definitely be a resource that you tap into.

Make your appliances look like they match

You don’t need to buy brand new appliances to make everything in your kitchen match. Many appliance manufacturers design their products with interchangeable face plates; by taking advantage of this, you can give your kitchen or laundry room that sleek black or polished steel look that you’ve always wanted without the expense of new appliances.

Get painting

A fresh coat of paint can make anything in your house look like it is brand new. Your home is no exception to this rule. In many cases, painting the inside and outside of your home — including your front door — will make it appear as though you’ve given your entire house a facelift.

Streamline your storage system

Clutter can make any home less attractive and seem less spacious. Sometimes it can seem as though there is nothing that you can do about this, but you do have options. Consider investing in DIY storage solutions to tidy up your home and make it appear larger.

Now that you know how to update your home on a limited budget, it’s time to get the ball rolling. To learn more about how to make life work around your budget — and not the other way around – stay tuned to our blog!


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