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Simple Ways to Make Big Changes 

 
Date Range: 1978 To 07/13/2014   Comments: 0 Views: 782
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Often times the idea of remodeling or renovating your home or even just one or two rooms in your home can be a terrifying idea because of the cost and the work behind the task.  It seems impossible to put together your dream home without draining your bank account, and how many horror stories are there about unfinished home renovations! Sometimes the very idea of remodeling or renovating can be exhausting.  What most people do not realize is remodeling and renovating projects do not have to strain you and your wallet.  There are several ways to achieve the home of your dreams and still have money in your bank account.  

Affordable remodeling and renovating techniques
It is common for everyone to want to make big changes when remodeling, renovating, or changing up home décor, but you cannot go wrong by sticking with simplicity.  Never start a project that seems too big to finish – meaning do not try to remodel your entire house at one time.  Start with one room at a time.  Not only will this curb any overwhelming feelings, it will also help you stick to your budget.  Before tearing out cabinetry and ripping up floors, Family Handyman suggests making little upgrades that make big differences such as rollout shelving in kitchen and bathroom cabinets.  Simple changes such as this one not only give rooms an upgraded feel, they are also affordable!  If you are itching to make changes in your home, consider switching up the paint color in certain rooms.  Painting might cost $50-$200 depending on the project, but it is a lot cheaper than knocking out walls for expensive add-ons.  Sometimes all one needs is a color change to feel like they have upgraded.  Painting projects do not take a long time either.  In 1-3 days, again depending on the size of the project, you can have a completely made over room where remodeling can take months.  If the paint color is not enough of a change, be creative by adding wall trim in unique ways.  Storage and organization can go a long way when it comes to making home changes.  Many people feel like they need to add on to their homes when space becomes limited.  What they do not realize is that most of the time the solution is to de-clutter and organize.  Closet organizers are an inexpensive way to save and open up space in a home, and just like rollout shelving in the kitchen, it gives an upgraded feel at a little cost.  There are several ways to upgrade your home without going bankrupt.  All it takes is a little creativity!

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Source: familyhandyman.com/smart-homeowner/diy-home-improvement/affordable-home-improvement-ideas/view-all




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