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10 Tips to Renovate your House Beautifully yet Economically

Zoltán Tűndik



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Home renovation generally needs a well amount of investment, as it is done to make your house look more beautiful and make you feel more comfortable. To save enough money, you need to plan the whole project in a structured way. You can hire an architecture or expert planners, to plan it out and other renovation services, but for that, you need to spend a bit more. To tackle your financial constraints, you should do the renovation by yourself as much as possible. Ask your friends and family for help and ideas with these 10 house renovation tips that you can borrow to re-decorate your house beautifully yet economically:


1. Make a budget and stick to it: Setting up the total expenditure requirements/limit is the first thing you need to do as you want an affordable option to house renovation. This keeps you aware of the expense limit and your investments. You need to remain as realistic as possible while making the budget outline. Depending on the budget, you will understand what kind of renovations need to be done first.

2. Research: You will be astonished while researching as there will be hundreds of ideas, plans, and options in front of you. Pick the best ones and start working with those. Also, before buying any goods or products, research the product as well as the market. This will help you to get discounted products in discount rates, says Bruce Rivers, editor of home improvement site Also, do not miss out on yard sales and thrift stores. Think out of the box, and you will be able to save up money and get much more done.

3. Know that paint affects light: Painting intelligently is an inexpensive and brilliant way to renovate your house. Keep in mind the paint color affects lighting. Certain colors can make your house look smaller and darker and some other colors can literally make it look brighter and wholesome. Your living space deserves the best colors. On walls, primary colors should be opted for, and for furniture, rugs, and curtains, you can go with white, black, and darker shades.

4. Small Rooms can look Big: If you want to make your small rooms to look bigger, use the mirror technique. Not only it will give a sophisticated and modern look to your walls, but it will also make your rooms give a more spacious vibe. The best part is that mirrors are not too expensive too, so it will be a win for you to go with mirrors!

5. Pay Attention to Your Front Door: First impression is very important when it comes to houses. Your house door is the first thing everyone sees when they come to visit your house. You may not be able to spend much on your front door, but re-painting it with fresh and glossy colors and changing the knob is a good start. The style and elegance of your door will give your visitors a glimpse of comfort and beauty before entering your house.

6. Focus on the Natural Light: According to Marc Appleton, “Half the experience of living indoors is seeing the outdoors,” consider changing your small windows with large ones. No one likes to live in dark and dingy rooms, especially during the winter. To stop your rooms from looking dark and depressing, install big windows to let more natural light and sun penetrate your home and make the whole ambiance wholesome. However, if your budget constraints do not allow you to replace the small windows with big ones, use light colors on the windows. This will allow the light coming through the windows to create almost the same effect.

7. Invest in Lighting: Lights are mood lifters. It may not seem like the most important aspect, but lights are crucial elements to install elegance at your house. The perfect lighting will allow you to have cozy movie nights. It also increases productivity. The perfect lighting in the perfect spots should be one of your prime concerns.

8. Keep the décor very simple: Simple yet eye-catching decorations can make your house look more stylish and elegant. Putting up artworks, frames, and paintings in the rooms will create an artsy impact. These are not only cheap hacks, but also they convey a deep message and make your house look unique. There are also stylish yet cheap candles and lamps that can give your room a marvelous touch. Further, you can have flower vases filled with fresh flowers from the garden at the corners and on the dinner table. Cool curtains and rugs can also carry out a different look.

9. Bathroom Renovation: You would be surprised how easily and cheaply you can remodel your bathroom. Change the old faucets, doorknob, and shower head with new ones, and you’ll know what I mean. You can also use stylish curtains to give it a more polished look. Cute soap cases and candles with a big mirror can give your bathroom a fancy look within a very low cost.

10. Floor Remodeling: This might be one of the most expensive tips on renovation lists, but this is an important one. If you cannot spend money on this sector, then you should remodel your house decors such as furniture, curtains, rugs, etc. depending on your floor style. Your color scheme on the walls should also be considered on the basis of the floor.


Renovating your house comes with excellent benefits. It will increase the value of your property as well as make it look better and comfier. It does not always have to be complicated and costly. Considering the above-mentioned steps will keep you on the right track and will gift you with a fine house. A bit of time on your hands, some proper designs, patience, and meticulous planning is all you need; money is just an extravagance. Take your goal seriously, paint the picture you want to see in your mind, and then do the steps mentioned above accordingly. You will be good to go!


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