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  • Writer's pictureJoel Guyer

7 Easy Ways to Change Your Home's Look

It can be an overwhelming process if you're considering a home renovation. It's easy to paint a room, but you can't just slap on some fresh paint and call it a day. You have to move the furniture, wallpaper or tile the walls, put in new baseboards…the list is endless!

That being said, there are some ways to give your home a pretty fast facelift. Here are some great ideas to consider:

1) Change Out Your Window Treatments

Changing out the window treatments can be an instant upgrade to the look of any room in your home. Not only will the new window treatments give the room a more updated appearance, but they can be changed out when you change your mind about how you want to decorate. Consider something like solar shades, which not only look great but help save money on your energy bill.

2) Change Your Door Knobs

You don't have to replace the entire door, but changing out the knobs is an easy way to change the look of a room without too much hassle. You can usually buy knobs at your local hardware store for around $10 -$20! So it's an inexpensive way to make a big impact.

3) Change Your Backsplash

If you've been living with outdated or unattractive backsplashes in your kitchen, it's time for an upgrade! You can purchase backsplash tiles in a variety of materials and colors to perfectly coordinate with your kitchen design. For example, you might consider subway tiles or even glass tiles for a modern feel.

4) Buy New Bedding

There is nothing more refreshing than buying new bedding. You can change out your comforter, duvet, or even the sheets for a whole new look in your bedroom. While you might not want to do it every season, purchasing new bedding is an easy way to refresh your bedroom without doing too much work!

5) Update Your Bathroom

You don't have to tear out the whole bathroom. There are a lot of inexpensive ways to get an upgrade in your bathroom, including new shower curtains, new bath mats, or even just a new toilet seat. Also, consider something like an oval vessel sink for the double vanity in your bathroom to give it a little more flair.

6) Paint Your Cabinets

They're often an overlooked upgrade in the home, but painting your kitchen cabinets is one of the easiest ways to makeover your room! Most people think you can't do anything about their current cabinets because refinishing them isn't always cost-effective (or they don't have the time). However, you can typically buy a new veneer or laminate at your local hardware store for around $50-$60, and it's incredibly easy to do!

7) Add New Light Fixtures

Are your current light fixtures outdated? Do you love the style but hate how old and dated they look in your home? It's easy to update them! If you don't feel comfortable installing new light fixtures yourself, there are a lot of professionals out there who can take care of it for you.

Closing Thoughts on Easy Home Renovations

Renovating your home is a big decision, but it doesn't have to be an overwhelming one. Sometimes the smallest changes can make the biggest impact on how your room looks.

When considering other larger projects, remember that they don't have to be done all at once. You can always do them in parts and over time, which is a great way to budget your home renovations.

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