There are many reasons why one may want to remodel their home. You may be looking to list it and want to increase the value, you may have gotten a cheap home and want to fix it up, or you may just want something new. Either way, home improvement is a difficult and expensive task. There is also a lot of time that goes into improving a home. With all the time and money involved, it can be easy to put off remodeling projects.
But it needs to get done. That is where this list of 30 affordable DIY remodeling ideas comes in. Home improvement and remodeling your home does not have to be a difficult or expensive task. You can do a lot of things yourself that cost very little yet have a lasting impression on your home.
Take a look at these 30 DIY projects we have gathered. These projects are easy and cheap ways to remodel your home yourself, without hiring outside help. Now you can remodel your home into your dream home. There is no better time than right now.
Which one of these awesome affordable DIY remodeling projects do you want to try?
1. Paint your ceiling fan
Just look at that! A simple fan blade paint job can transform your room.
2. Gel stain garage door
Fix an ugly faded garage door with a cheap bottle of gel stain.
3. DIY fire pit
Spice up your porch or backyard with a custom fire pit made from heat resistant stones.
4. Replace air vents
Some air vents like the one below look outdated. Install a new prettier vent for a better look!
5. Restore outdoor lights
Paint over rusty or faded outdoor lights with some metallic paint.
6. Barn door hardware
Turn any door in your house into a barn door with this special hardware.
7. Paint stair railing
Turn that old stair railway into something modern with a new paint job and some gel stain.
8. Switch out lights
Change out your old lighting fixtures for something new and exciting.
9. Wall to wall bookcase
Using Ikea shelves, you can make a wall to wall bookcase like this one.
10. Window trim
Spice up your windows with some custom trim.
11. Paint tile
Change the look of tile by painting stencils. No need to rip it out!
12. Vinyl flooring
This flooring is very cheap and looks great.
13. Age brass drawer pulls
Shiny builder grade brass does not look exciting. Soak the brass in brass ager!
14. Paint your cabinets
Change the entire look of your kitchen with new painted cabinets.
15. Peel and stick tiles
Make an awesome backlash with cheap peel and stick tiles.
16. Bead board cabinets
Instead of painting cabinets, you can also install bead board wallpaper on them.
17. Dresser kitchen island
Instead of shelling out a lot of money for an island, convert a dresser into one!
18. Paint bathroom tile
Using a tub and tile paint kit, you can make your bathroom more modern.
19. Paint fireplace brass
Change the look of your fire place by painting the brass. If you have a wood fire place, be sure to use high heat spray paint.
20. Update closets
Add some shelves to sliding closets for a better look and improved space.
21. Create an accent wall
Create your own accent wall by painting patterns with stencils.
22. Custom mudroom
Hang a shelf and put a bench down to make a mudroom in your foyer.
23. Stair fabric
Turn your stairs into something new with a custom fabric.
24. DIY shaker door
Turn plain doors into something more exciting.
25. Custom house numbers
Design a better way to showcase your address! This is what everyone first sees.
26. Faux stone tiles
Hide your foundation with some faux stone tiles. Look how amazing they are!
27. Foam crown molding
Put foam crown molding above your doorway and paint it the same color as the trim.
28. DIY patio
If you don’t have a patio you can make your own with concrete stones and by filling the gaps with river rocks.
29. Shiplap wooden siding
Spice up your kitchen with some peel and stick shiplap siding.
30. Bead board accent wall
Use bead board wallpaper to make a custom accent wall in your home.
What affordable DIY remodeling projects have you completed in your home that gave a ton of wow factor? Please share in the comments below!
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