Renovating your home can seem like an expensive and complicated undertaking. But no matter how big or small your budget is, you can make changes to your home to meet your own goals. Perhaps you want to bring more color into your home or make your kitchen more functional. DYM Builders explains how to achieve your home goals on a budget.
Increase energy efficiency
One popular home goal is to make their home more energy efficient. This can be a great way to save money on your utility bills and make your home more comfortable. There are a number of ways to make your home more energy efficient, and you don’t necessarily need to spend a lot of money to do it.
If you’re not sure where to start, consider doing an energy audit. This will help you identify areas where your home is losing energy and what improvements you can make. You can also buy energy-efficient appliances and light-bulbs.
Create more storage space
Another popular goal is to create more storage space. If your home is cluttered and feels cramped, it can be difficult to relax and enjoy your space. Luckily, there are a number of ways to create more storage space without spending a lot of money. For example, you can use shelves and baskets to organize your home and clear out clutter. Installing shelves is inexpensive, and can even create a focal point on your wall if you do it right. You can also declutter your home by getting rid of items you no longer need or use.
Update kitchen and bathroom features
Renovating your kitchen and bathroom can take a lot of time and money. However, you can make small changes that bring a big impact in both of these spaces. Switching out hardware and features can change both the functionality and aesthetic of your space.
For example, you can swap out your normal showerhead for a rainfall showerhead. These provide a more luxurious feel and often come in beautiful finishes. You can also change out your sink’s faucet and handles, both in the bathroom and the kitchen. If you don’t want to update your cabinetry but want a newer look, consider installing new door handles or drawer pulls.
The floors also play a big role in the overall look of your home. For an inexpensive switch, use vinyl flooring in your living areas, bedrooms, or kitchen. Vinyl flooring is less expensive than tiles or hardwood but can mimic the look of these materials. It’s also generally easy to swap out, meaning you can make more changes down the road.
You can also try using area rugs to change up the look and feel of some of your rooms.
Swap out lighting fixtures
Similar to switching out the hardware in your kitchen or bathroom, you can make a big difference in your home by simply changing out some of your lighting. Whether you try a new kind of light bulb (white light versus warm light) or a new sconce, you can make a big difference in your overall style.
Add trendy colors and textures
Painting a wall or an entire room is a cost-efficient and quick way to change up the look. You can follow this year’s trends or forge your own path. For even less commitment, use peel-and-stick wallpaper to make a statement.
You can also add texture to your space by getting new curtains, hanging up new art, or plastering a wall.
No matter what your home goals are, there are a number of ways to achieve them on a budget. With a little creativity and effort, you can make your home more comfortable, stylish, and functional. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your home renovation today!
If you’re looking for help with your home renovation, contact DYM Builders today. We specialize in home and commercial renovations and can help you achieve your goals on a budget. We offer a free consultation to get started. Contact us today to schedule your appointment.
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