Wednesday, February 28, 2018

4 Cost-Effective Home Improvements to Beautify Your Home

Home improvement projects do not have to be complicated. In fact, there are a number of cost-effective projects that can not only improve your curb appeal but also make your home more livable. To help you get started, here are a few simple home improvement ideas to consider.

1. Update Your Light Fixtures

Changing your light fixtures is an inexpensive way to make your room appear larger and more open. If your home has old-fashioned energy-guzzling light fixtures, consider replacing them with newer energy-efficient versions. You can find these fixtures yourself by visiting a local home improvement store. When you visit the store, be sure to look for trendy options such as bronze or copper fixtures. If you anticipate needing an electrician to wire your new lighting, you can offset this cost by choosing less expensive fixtures. 

2. Reimagine Your Entryway

Your front door is one of the first things people notice about your home. Replacing the front door can be a cost-effective way to make your entryway more attractive. When shopping for a new door, consider choosing solid colors with contemporary locks or doorknobs. For a more cost-effective option, consider updating your existing door by painting it or adding a new handle. If you are already happy with your front door, you can still improve this area by adding potted plants or a new rug to add some personality to the exterior of your home.

3. Update Your Bathroom

Bathrooms are usually one of the most popular rooms in a home. Unfortunately, they also tend to be the some of the smallest rooms in a house. To update this room, consider replacing your existing toilet or sink with a new one. If a new toilet is just outside of your budget, you can always find loans online with companies like LoanConnect. This company specializes in helping Canadians get instant loan approvals from a number of lenders. With a home improvement loan from companies like this, you can make improvements that will increase the overall value of your home.

4. Add Some Wall Decorations

The right wall decorations can easily improve the look and feel of a room. When selecting wall decorations, be sure to consider all of your available space from floor to ceiling. Adding wall decor at various eye levels is a simple trick that can make a room seem larger than it actually is. In addition to traditional types of wall decorations, you can also consider adding colorful shelving to your walls.

It does not have to cost a fortune to improve your home. These 4 cost-effective home improvement ideas can help you beautify your home without breaking the bank.


  1. A bigger loo is sure the way to go. So many are crammed.

  2. We are renovating my mother in laws home so we can move in. These ideas will come in handy.

  3. I agree about light fixtures. Is amazing how much of a difference it can really make!

  4. Updating things does make a big difference. We are getting ready to do just that. Our homes are our castles and need special care.

    Have a fabulous day. ♥

  5. These are great ideas. We need wall decorations, but my husband is opposed until he re does our whole house so it'll need to wait :)

  6. These little touches like light fixtures and door knobs make a world of difference! Really freshens up a place.

  7. Been wanting to do some huge reno at our home but the thought of moving out everything puts me off haha.. thanks for the ideas of making little home improvements instead. Will try some of these ideas out!

    Ai @ Sakura Haruka

  8. You really don't need to spend a lot to give an update to your home, as you gave some great examples. My inlaws took out a huge cabinet in their bathroom and replaced it with a pedestal sink and now it looks twice as big.

  9. My house could use all four of these improvements. I absolutely hate our lighting (or lack of).

  10. Great suggestions!!!! It’s crazy how you can toss a few things on your walls and it can totally transform a room!

  11. I’d love to update my bathroom decor. We just moved in this past July but I’m already so bored with so much of my house! - Jeanine

  12. These are good suggestions. I'd love to redo our floors. It's so much work! All the furniture needs to be out.


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