Amazingly Affordable Ideas for Your House Makeover

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Amazingly Affordable Ideas for Your House Makeover

Changing a few things around your home is something that can change your lifestyle and even generate profit, should you decide to sell the place. How? Well, because it adds to the resale value of the place. In other words, regardless if you want to stay or go, you will find a home makeover to be an amazing idea. One thing that keeps people away from following up on this is the fear of the costs of such a makeover. Fortunately, you can achieve quite a bit even on a tight budget with just a bit of strategy. Here are several amazingly affordable ideas for your next house makeover.

Crown moulding

The first thing you can do on a budget in order to make your home look more luxurious is to do some crown moulding. While this method doesn’t necessarily provide any kind of structural support for your home, it more than makes up in the visual boost, thus making the place look substantially more elegant. Crown moulding increases the resale value of the place by covering cracks and irregularities and by adding one more accessory to your walls. In other words, this can be a useful visual asset even in some of the oldest homes. 

Accent painting

Another idea that you can try out is the accent painting technique. This way, you get to transform the room by using one-quarter of the paint that you would normally require in order to transform the place. ideally, you would find the natural focal point within the room and start from there. For instance, in the living room, the natural focal point is the wall behind the TV, while in a bedroom, the focal wall is the one behind the bedpost. Keep in mind that with just a bit of painter’s tape, you can keep the mess to a minimum and freely use paint within your home.

Hardwood is all the rage

The choice of materials is one of the things that can easily transform the place. Going for natural materials like hardwood is the most obvious choice. For those who are more inclined towards something softer, going for area rugs on hardwood floors is a far superior alternative to wall-to-wall carpets. The best thing about hardwood is that it gives you so many options. For instance, with the right timber building products and materials, you can easily engage in a series of DIY projects that will help complement your home’s composition.

Layered lighting

The last idea worth considering is the eco-friendly concept of layered lighting. What this does is replace a single power source of illumination with several less potent ones. When all turned on at the same time, they should produce the same amount of lumen but the chance of illuminating various areas of your home while keeping the rest in dark is both elegant and innovative. With the help of layered lighting, you have the chance to keep the visibility within the room at a peak at all times, while still saving money. Also, going for LED is a no-brainer, seeing as how these bulbs spend less power and are long-lasting, at the same time.

In conclusion

With all this in mind, it is more than evident that your next house makeover is something that you should no longer postpone. Keep in mind that each of the above-listed ideas has its own perks and benefits and the sooner you get this over with, the sooner you get to enjoy them. Fortunately, other than not costing much, these ideas are not time-consuming either, which is why you can implement each of them in a matter of days.

Alexis Walker

Alexis is a Sydney-based part-time lifestyle writer and a full-time mom of two. Her words carry the richness of her travelling and parenting adventures.

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