30 Affordable DIY Remodeling Ideas That Will Spectacularly Upgrade Your Home

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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.

affordable DIY remodeling paint ceiling fan

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2. Gel stain garage door

Fix an ugly faded garage door with a cheap bottle of gel stain.

affordable DIY remodeling gel stain garage door

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3. DIY fire pit

Spice up your porch or backyard with a custom fire pit made from heat resistant stones.

affordable DIY remodeling fire pit

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4. Replace air vents

Some air vents like the one below look outdated. Install a new prettier vent for a better look!

affordable DIY remodeling replace air vents

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5. Restore outdoor lights

Paint over rusty or faded outdoor lights with some metallic paint.

affordable DIY remodeling restore outdoor lights

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6. Barn door hardware

Turn any door in your house into a barn door with this special hardware.

affordable DIY remodeling barn door hardware

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7. Paint stair railing

Turn that old stair railway into something modern with a new paint job and some gel stain.

affordable DIY remodeling paint stair railing

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8. Switch out lights

Change out your old lighting fixtures for something new and exciting.

affordable DIY remodeling switch out lights

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9. Wall to wall bookcase

Using Ikea shelves, you can make a wall to wall bookcase like this one.

affordable DIY remodeling built in bookcase

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10. Window trim

Spice up your windows with some custom trim.

affordable DIY remodeling window trim

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11. Paint tile

Change the look of tile by painting stencils. No need to rip it out!

affordable DIY remodeling painted tile

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12. Vinyl flooring

This flooring is very cheap and looks great.

affordable DIY remodeling vinyl flooring

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13. Age brass drawer pulls

Shiny builder grade brass does not look exciting. Soak the brass in brass ager!

affordable DIY remodeling age brass drawer pulls

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14. Paint your cabinets

Change the entire look of your kitchen with new painted cabinets.

affordable DIY remodeling paint your cabinets

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15. Peel and stick tiles

Make an awesome backlash with cheap peel and stick tiles.

affordable DIY remodeling peel and stick tiles

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16. Bead board cabinets

Instead of painting cabinets, you can also install bead board wallpaper on them.

affordable DIY remodeling bead board cabinets

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17. Dresser kitchen island

Instead of shelling out a lot of money for an island, convert a dresser into one!

affordable DIY remodeling dresser kitchen island dresser kitchen island 2

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18. Paint bathroom tile

Using a tub and tile paint kit, you can make your bathroom more modern.

affordable DIY remodeling paint bathroom tile

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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.

affordable DIY remodeling paint fireplace brass

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20. Update closets

Add some shelves to sliding closets for a better look and improved space.

affordable DIY remodeling update closets

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21. Create an accent wall

Create your own accent wall by painting patterns with stencils.

affordable DIY remodeling create an accent wall

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22. Custom mudroom

Hang a shelf and put a bench down to make a mudroom in your foyer.

affordable DIY remodeling custom mudroom

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23. Stair fabric

Turn your stairs into something new with a custom fabric.

affordable DIY remodeling stair fabric

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24. DIY shaker door

Turn plain doors into something more exciting.

affordable DIY remodeling shaker door

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25. Custom house numbers

Design a better way to showcase your address! This is what everyone first sees.

affordable DIY remodeling custom house numbers

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26. Faux stone tiles

Hide your foundation with some faux stone tiles. Look how amazing they are!

affordable DIY remodeling faux stone tiles

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27. Foam crown molding

Put foam crown molding above your doorway and paint it the same color as the trim.

affordable DIY remodeling foam crown molding

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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.

affordable DIY remodeling patio

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29. Shiplap wooden siding

Spice up your kitchen with some peel and stick shiplap siding.

affordable DIY remodeling shiplap wooden siding

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30. Bead board accent wall

Use bead board wallpaper to make a custom accent wall in your home.

affordable DIY remodeling bead board wallpaper

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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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