If you want to give your old home a bit of TLC  without breaking the bank then you may just need the odd  few home improvements that are rather low cost. Below is a great list of a few ways you can bring your home back to life when you have a tight budget.

Clean your home

Cleaning your home may seem like a bit of a given point. However, cleaning can help you to declutter your life. You may find hidden treasures you had forgotten existed. This will help you to improve your home and use what you already own as a guide. Also a deep clean thrown in with a detclutter can change a room, for example a good deep clean in your bathroom could easily make it look good as new with a bit of elbow grease! 

Make home improvements

Making drastic home improvements doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, you can probably get away with up-cycling some of your everyday house hold items and make them new. All you need is to be able to do a bit of DIY. By simply painting cabinets or laying down a new bit of  flooring could give your home that facelift which you are after. You can begin this by slowly improving your kitchen, as this is the heart of the home.

Revamping your kitchen may sound expensive and will make your friends envious but there are a few sneaky low cost tips to re vamp your kitchen!  You could add an acrylic splashback to your kitchen! Splashbacks are not very expensive and choosing acrylic over glass is a great way to save money. Simply Plastics  have you covered and offers a wide range of colourful acrylics you can choose from!

New furnishings

Adding new pieces of furniture will automatically improve your home. You don’t even need to buy new sofas you can simply improve them by reupholstering them or giving the trim a quick layer of varnish or paint. This can be a cheaper alternative to buying a new sofa, find some nice fabric and get someone involved or if you are feeling like a true super saver then you can do it yourself. Read up on a few guides & useful pointers and whip out those YouTube tutorials and you’re in business.

Upgrade appliances

This may cost a bit more money than the rest of the list, but it will massively improve your home. Buying some new household gadgets may make your house seem newer as the design has modernised. Also, it may save you money as you are now able to buy energy-saving appliances and this may even save you money on those monthly bills.

Improving your home doesn’t have to break the bank. Sometimes just a few strategic purchases or even a clean can make all the difference. You can also save money by doing it yourself.  This will save you money, as you won’t have to keep shelling out for workmen to come and go, as well as allowing you to be in charge of your home improvement project.

Rachel Stevenson
Rachel Stevenson
Rachel is the beauty and fashion director at IDEAL. She loves trying new products and is an avid fan of London's fashion, from the high end to the high street.

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