5 Easy DIY Tips to Improve Your Home

Sep 24 2021
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There are so many easy and fun ways to improve our homes! Paint is a big one that is easy to “fix” if it doesn’t turn out like we hoped. We can replaced or even build our own furniture pretty inexpensively. If it wasn’t an heirloom here than we either built it or picked up up at a thrift store or yard sale! Another great tip to improve our homes really NOT permanently is accessorizing with fun and bold colors!

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Want to improve your home but have no idea where to start? Don’t worry, as you’re not on your own. Most people aren’t interior designers and there’s always a fear at the back of your mind that if you make a mistake, what are you going to do? It could be costly. If you’re going for the big jobs, then it is better to get in experts, but if you’re looking for little things you can do around the house which will give that fresh look, here are five easy DIY tips to improve your home.

Add Plants

It’s a simple concept, but often ignored. Plants make a home feel fresher and more vibrant. They are, after all, living things. If you want to add a bit of color, you can get some orchids, or if you prefer a greener look, there is a whole range of houseplants that will make your home look and feel better. Even if you have a small space you can still incorporate house plants into the mix. It’s a relatively cheap option to spruce up the home as well, so shouldn’t be dismissed.

Declutter

Instead of making extensive changes to your home, look at what is already there and consider whether you actually need it. Most people are secret hoarders, always coming up with excuses why we shouldn’t throw a certain thing out, but it’s likely you don’t need that umbrella stand you never use or that pile of old magazines you never read. Free up space, your home will look spacious and modern and that can all be done without the need for extensive work.

Go Big

These tips are all ways you can do a bit of home maintenance yourself, but the best way to get your home in the best condition possible is to get experts in to do it. They know what they are doing, and if you give them your specifications and the kind of look you are going for, your home can be completely transformed. This will cost money, but it is a solution well worth paying for. To finance work to your home, consider taking out a personal loan from a private lender, which you can also use to get debt under control to put you in a better position financially. The repayments can be very reasonable and you don’t have to worry about the upfront cost of home renovations.

Tidy Up the Front of Your House

The front of your home is the first thing people see when they pass or visit, and it will have an influence on what they think of your home. Think about giving the front a fresh coat of paint, or if the lawn needs to be tidied up. Overgrown grass isn’t appealing and makes a home look not looked after. Adding plants is another option which is easy to do, and as with inside, will make the outside look lively and vibrant. Most importantly, your home will look inviting to visitors.

Revamp Your Bathroom

Has your tap been leaking, and you’ve been meaning to fix it? It isn’t hard to fix by yourself, there are plenty of guides available which will walk you through it. Likewise, you can think about tiling your bathroom if you haven’t already done so. Tile designs are just one example of current bathroom trends and ideas that you can consider. Tiles are a simple, yet effective way to make your bathroom look more spacious with a fresher, cleaner aesthetic.

There are so many easy and fun ways to improve our homes! Paint is a big one that is easy to "fix" if it doesn't turn out like we h
(This is a contributed post, for more information about my compensation please read my disclosure policy)

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