(Gloucestercitynews.net)(September 9, 2020)--After saving for a large down payment, you might have limited money available to transform your new address from top to bottom.
Despite being excited to start a new life in the property, it’s natural that you might feel frustrated at an inability to put your stamp on both your interior and exterior.
If this sounds like you, read these five ways to affordably upgrade your home.
- Cheap Kitchen Updates
Give your kitchen a much-needed makeover with various affordable updates. For example, you could transform unloved cabinets with a fresh coat of paint in the same or a new color.
You also could improve its finish with new cabinet handles, a stylish backsplash, and a new faucet.
Small changes can make a dramatic difference to your interior, and you don’t need to destroy your finances to do so.
- Take Advantage of Discount Codes
Don’t make the mistake of paying the full RRP on a product if you don’t need to.
Many retailers often provide handy codes that could substantially decrease the cost of an order.
For example, if you want to buy high-quality bedding, towels, cookware, and furniture, but you don’t want to spend a fortune, take advantage of a Bed Bath and Beyond coupon.
A Bed Bath and Beyond coupon will help your money to go much further when decorating your new home, and you won’t need to compromise on quality to reduce your outgoings.
- Make a Few Cosmetic Tweaks to Your Bathroom
Bathrooms should both look and feel clean, stylish, and luxurious. Unfortunately, dark grouting, worn fixtures, and old tiles can make the space look the opposite of relaxing and hygienic.
Rather than feeling ashamed of your bathroom, you might need to make a few small and low-cost cosmetic tweaks, such as:
- Adding fresh grouting
- Painting old tiles
- Updating a faucet, shower head and door handles
- Changing a shower curtain
- Replacing a toilet seat
You also can create a more luxe environment by adding beautifully scented candles and freshening up the paintwork.
Also, hide your toiletries from view to create a more organized and attractive space.
- Perform Basic Garden Maintenance
If you don’t currently have the finances to spare to install new decking, a lawn, or a pergola, don’t despair.
Basic garden maintenance can make a dramatic difference to your garden and it doesn’t need to cost a large sum.
Improve your outdoor area by:
- Mowing your lawn
- Trimming hedges
- Planting fresh flowers
- Cleaning a patio
- Pulling up weeds
- Painting your fencing and sheds
The above actions could turn an unloved exterior into a tranquil, colorful, and attractive space that you’ll want to enjoy throughout the year.
- Spruce Up Your Curb Appeal
If you don’t have the money available to improve your interior, you could improve a guest or passer-by's first impression of your home by sprucing up your property’s curb appeal.
Cheap tweaks you can make include:
- Repainting your front door for instant appeal
- Pressure washing your driveway
- Planting colorful flowers and shrubs
- Add a hanging basket or window box
The above low-cost tips could enhance your property’s appearance and make you feel much pride each time you return home.