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Make A Big Impact And Update Your Home With These 9 Big And Little Renovations

Your home is your sanctuary. But even your sanctuary needs an update sometimes. So if your home feels outdated and lacks some TLC, maybe it’s time to take the leap and renovate your home. And making a difference doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. You can make a little update or a large one. No matter what you do, it’ll make a big impact on the way you live.
There’s something for everyone on our renovation list. So whether your budget is big or small, you can get a construction estimate and start renovating! 

1. Paint

Never underestimate the power of a fresh coat of paint. Colors can transform the look and feel of a room. Or even a house if you want to freshen up your exterior. Before you get the paintbrushes out, consider the room you’re updating and what you want to achieve. Blues will create a relaxed atmosphere, whereas reds will give you the energy to get busy with a project.

2. Lighting

Updating your light fixtures is the perfect way to update your home when on a tight budget. You can take a room from old and fussy to modern and full of light with a new fitting. And your choice of bulbs will alter the overall atmosphere. Opt for subtle, warm yellow lights for rooms you’re relaxing in. But if you need to work, white light bulbs will give you optimum results.

3. Hardware

Want to update your kitchen or bathroom? But don’t have the cash to splash on a refit? Try swapping out old hardware for new. Swapping cabinet hardware for modern styles will give your rooms a quick and affordable facelift. And you can go the extra mile with fixtures like faucets and shower heads. Especially if you want a luxury feel for less.

4. Flooring

If you’re ready to go bigger, and have the budget to do so, consider flooring. There’s no easier way to make an impact with a renovation than by introducing new flooring. To get you started, prioritize high-footfall rooms. The places you spend the most time. That way, you get to experience the update daily. And highly used rooms need flooring that stands the test of time. Consider wooden flooring and rugs over carpeting.

5. Windows

We’re all guilty of being nosy neighbours and looking into wide-open windows as we pass. Stop prying eyes with a window treatment to add style and privacy to your home. With treatments, you can make your windows impossible to look into. But you’ll still be able to look out. If you can afford it and your windows are old, it might be worth getting whole new fixtures.

6. Kitchen Backsplash

Kitchen renovations can quickly add up. Make a big splash with a small job by adding a new kitchen backsplash. It’ll make an impact on the overall look of your kitchen. And there’s a style for every taste and budget. Big budgets can opt for marble or steel for a modern look. Small budgets can opt for treated wood or glass options. They make the same impact but won’t cost as much.

7. Bathroom Vanity

Make your bathroom an oasis worth escaping to with a new bathroom vanity. Consider how much storage you’ll need when switching out your vanity first. There’s no point getting something that won’t even fit half of your belongings. Looking to save some money? Buy secondhand and give the furniture a new lease of life by upcycling.

8. Exterior

Updating the exterior of your home will increase curb appeal and add value to your home. So if you’re looking to sell, this is the renovation to invest in. It could be as simple as a lick of paint. Or a complete re-do with steel roofing. You can go modern or classic and build the home of your dreams.

9. Accessories

If you’re happy with the bones of your home but are feeling a bit stagnated, breathe new life with accessories. You can decide how much you spend because you can go big with a complete re-do. Or keep it small with a few new pieces. Whichever you choose, remember that introducing new accessories, and decor is all about harmonizing styles and creating a complete look.

Final Thoughts

Renovating your home and making a big impact couldn’t be easier. And you don’t always have to break the bank to do it. Instead, you can make little or large renovations to have a home that feels fresh and new.

Renovating your home? Let us know in the comments which updates your making and spread the creativity!