Let’s face it, everyone would love the look and feel of a house fresh out of a magazine. Unfortunately, a full home renovation is not always in everybody’s budget. The great news is that making your house look remodeled is possible without having to pay the price it takes to actually remodel it. Here are some of the best pro tips for instantly updating your home.
Change Out Your Bathroom Fixtures
Over time, your bathroom fixtures can start to accumulate grime and mineral buildup. Despite how much cleaning product you may use, sometimes you can’t scrub away the years of use. Not to mention, beyond being dirty they may just look plain old. You might want to consider updating your fixtures for new ones. It can breathe new life into your bathroom, and cost relatively nothing. From replacing your bathtub stoppers to your sink faucets, adding newness to your bathroom can instantly create the impression that it’s been remodeled for a fraction of the price.
It’s so simple, yet so incredibly effective. Repainting your walls is a quick way to give it an updated finish that makes it sparkle. If you’re not much of a painter yourself, ask your friends to help you out. A few able-bodied friends and a fresh can of paint can breathe new life into any room and make it look much newer in an instant. Just make sure that you properly cover everything up to avoid staining your furniture or clothing.
Update Your Yard
If your yard is looking overgrown and like something out of a horror movie, it’s time to make it gorgeous. Mow your lawn, trim your trees, and add some flowers while you’re at it. Your yard is somewhere that you look out on every single day. so, putting a little effort into the yard can make a huge difference in your overall perception of your home. If you’ve never done any landscaping before, go down to your local gardening center, and ask them if they have any advice. Chances are there’s an expert who could give you a few tips to follow.
Lighting can play a huge role in the overall appearance of your home. Consider switching out your old fixtures for new ones. There’s nothing that screams “outdated” like dusty old chandeliers. Remember, there’s a big difference between vintage and just plain tacky.
These are just a few ideas to add a new style and modernize your home. By trying a few different methods, you’ll instantly update your home without the price of a full home renovation. At the very least, you’ll be one step closer to the home of your dreams!