5 Ways to Make Your House Look New On a Budget

1. Update your old, worn faucet

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Replacing a faucet is a budget-friendly and easy way to make your kitchen and bathroom look a whole lot better. Plus replacing a faucet is easy. This Old House gives an easy step by step tutorial on how to do it, so there are no excuses. Plus you can find cheap facets at your local hardware store or online where you will be given the selection you need to find the right faucet to get your bathroom and kitchen looking good as new in no time.

If you want to give the room a whole new look try to match the ficture with the rest of the rooms other fixtures like the firdge and stove.  

2. Paint your vinyl or linoleum flooring

Yes, I know this sounds crazy but it really works and can make your laundry room, mud room, kitchen or entryway look like a whole new room.

There are many designs you can choose from with quality paint. Here is a great blog to give you step by step tutorial on how she changed her kitcken floor and it gives you plenty of ideas on how to use a can of paint on your floor to chaing the whole feel of the room.

3. Paint faux windows on your garage door

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Your garage door is often the face of your home the first thing people see when they pass your house or pull in the driveway. Getting a new garage door can be expensice, however painting what looks like windows, putting some handles on it will change the way you house looks.

This is a simple, inexpensice, and quick way  

4. Upgrade cabinet hardware

Want a simple way to make your cabnits in your bathroom or kitcken look good as new? New hadnles can change the wayIf .

Here are shopping tips:

Remove one handle or drawer pull to see how many screws it uses and how far apart they should be. Your new hardware will need to have this same configuration.
Before shopping, take stock of your room’s style. To avoid being overwhelmed by all the options, first browse home decorating magazines to identify the look of the hardware you want, for example: Pulls or handles? Sleek and modern? Old world? Recycled and eclectic?
When you have a rough idea of what to look for, do some price shopping online. Try Ikea, Overstock and local and chain hardware stores. But also do an online search for “cabinet hardware” to see what’s available online.

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5. Install new doorknobs

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Like your garage door, your front door is the first thing people see before they come in your home. Getting a new door handle can spice up the way your house, apartment, office or room. It first, very easy to do and second not to expensive to get a nice, new door nob.  

These five simple ideas will change the way people look at your house from your garage door to your kitchen sink. We know that sometimes the words remodel, changing or replacing can stress you out but all of these projects are simple and easy to do.

However, if you do need help let us know and we can coach you on your DIY project.

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