Three Rooms You Can Update Without Breaking The Bank | Modern Mummy

Friday, 29 November 2019

Three Rooms You Can Update Without Breaking The Bank

When you want to complete updates to your home but are stuck to a tight budget it can be very frustrating. You may think that you’re unable to transform a home on a budget but you would be surprised how much you can actually get done with even a small amount of funds. Changing even the smallest of things in your home could change the way it feels and looks, even if it is just giving it a deep clean.

If you’re on a tight budget but still want to make a difference to your home, have a look these four rooms that you can update without the need to break the bank:

Your Bathroom 
Most people will presume that it’s going to cost a fortune to update your bathroom, this is because they automatically assume that it means that it needs to be replaced. This isn’t the case. It’s very easy to update your bathroom on a budget by doing things such as:

  • Re-grouting 
  • Deep cleaning 
  • Adding new lighting 
  • Changing the washers in taps 
  • Adding decals to your tiles 
  • Changing the toilet seat 
  • Replacing any broken tiles 
  • Removing limescale from the showerhead and screen such as those found at 
  • Change the fixture and fittings 
  • Add a feature mirror 
  • Add new under sink storage 
  • Add new accessories 

Your Kitchen 
Much like with the bathroom, people assume that updating your kitchen means that you need to completely replace it, again this isn’t the case. It is more than possible to update your kitchen on a budget, some of the things you could do include:

  • Replacing the worktops 
  • Replacing broken tiles 
  • Regrouting 
  • Adding a new backsplash 
  • Upgrade your appliances 
  • Have new accessories 
  • Change the handles on the cupboards 
  • Paint the cupboard doors or replace them 

Your Bedroom 
A room that often gets neglected when it comes to updates is the master bedroom. This is because people tend to put the kid’s rooms, guest rooms and rooms that are visible to the guests first. Your bedroom should be a place that you can retreat to at the end of the day to relax. Some easy low-cost improvements you could make include:

  • Deep cleaning the carpets 
  • Cleaning or replacing the mattress 
  • Adding in some house plants 
  • Updating your bedding 
  • Adding a throw 
  • Adding some throw pillows 
  • Bedside rugs 

Not only will these small improvements make a difference to how your home feels it can also add value to your home, especially in areas such as the kitchen, bathroom and master also bedroom. These are areas that make it to the top of the list for most potential buyers so making improvements in these areas has more than just one benefit.

These are just three of the main areas in your home, you can of course still improve the rest of your home on a budget too. Why not try using some of these tips in other places such as your living room too. Do you have any other tips that you’ve tried that you can share in the comments section?

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