The first thing you may think about when seeing or hearing the words, ‘home improvement’ is probably the one hour shows on television shows with a host or hostess with professional contractors or engineers. You don’t need to be a professional to improve the aesthetic of your home with affordable home improvement ideas. If you need some inspiration and ideas then I am here to share with you some of the best do it yourself affordable home improvement projects.
Remodel Your Kitchen and Bathroom Tiles
There are so many places in your home that may need change to look fresh and new without much work. You can remodel any part of your home, from the kitchen to bedroom. The first DIY we will discuss is modeling the tiles on your floor, kitchen wall, bathroom floor, or tiles above your tub. It can be very costly and time-consuming to rip tiles and add new ones, but this can be done as a DIY project and all under $40! Adding a colorful strip of tiles or a nice pattern to your tiles completely transforms your space. Here is how you can do it:
* Clean and scrub your tiles to get rid of any glue and residues. Mop your floor or use spray or cleaning products to clean your floor tiles and wall tiles.
* You will need to buy a foam roller and brushes. You may need to purchase a cover stain primer/sealer. Lastly, purchase a paint of your choice.
* Coat all the tiles with the primer then wait until it dries. After, add the paint of your choice and let it dry.
DIY Affordable Kitchen Island
The next project is a kitchen island that you can make in your kitchen under $80. Some kitchens have limited countertop spaces, so this is definitely useful furniture. You need an old dresser or one that you aren’t using. Scrub and clean the dresser very well to remove any debris and residue. This helps the paint go on smoothly and look flawless. You need to purchase a couple of cheap brushes and a foam roller which will probably end up being under $12. Buy your choice of paint that may be under $30. Lastly, buy a center wood top for placing on top of your kitchen island. This costs between $40- $100 depending on the type and per square foot. This truly gives me the inspiration to create an affordable and easy kitchen island.
Benefits of DIY Home Projects
What are the benefits of DIY home improvement? DIY home projects not only help save money but actually increase your home value. It does so by increasing space, efficiency, and making it appear as if you remodeled your home. Another benefit is you may even have leftover products to use for next time. I hope this article gave you inspiration and opened up your creative minds to create.