How to Save on Home Remodeling Costs

Tired of the same old look and feel of your rooms, your dated kitchen, and the fading paint? Want modifications, changes and adjustments that’ll give your home a …

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Tired of the same old look and feel of your rooms, your dated kitchen, and the fading paint? Want modifications, changes and adjustments that’ll give your home a breath of fresh air? Maybe it’s time you renovated your home to reflect those changes.

Home renovation projects can cost an arm and a leg. If you want to keep your project expenses low, here are a few tips that will come in handy:  

DIY it

There are plenty of home makeover projects with online tutorials that are simple enough for amateurs. By going the DIY route, you can save thousands in repair work. Make sure to be thorough in your research. If the work is simple, doesn’t need any special gear and doesn’t require any in-depth technical knowledge, then go ahead and give it a shot. However, if the project requires expertise that goes beyond your DIY videos on YouTube, it’s probably a better bet to go with the services of a professional. Look at it this way: you could try it on your own and end up hiring a professional in the end to fix your errors anyway. Save yourself the time and money by finding the right person for the job off the bat.

Paint the walls

Painting is one of the easiest ways to transform a space. According to Remodelista.com, the transformative power of color can do wonders for a room. It’s also an inexpensive solution. All you need is a few cans of paint, a roller, and maybe a brush for touch ups. Throw in a pair of gloves and a few tarps to protect your flooring and furniture, and you’re set to go. It doesn’t take much to put on a fresh coat of paint in a home. You can almost always do this using the DIY approach, which means more savings in the bag.

Use coupons for appliance upgrades

For kitchen remodels, go for energy-efficient appliances. If most of your kitchen appliances are now decades-old, it’s probably time to replace them with a new batch.

By getting new kitchen appliances, you can slash your energy bill in half, adding up to huge savings over time. Older appliances typically require more energy to work than their newer, sleeker counterparts on the market.

Don’t forget to check out Ebates for coupon offers on any appliances you might want. Look for Sears coupons for top of the line appliances at steep discounts.

Ask for Discounts

According to an article on Bankrate.com, one tip to help home owners save money on their home renovation projects is to ask contractors for a discount. Try asking about possible packages or discount rates. Contractors are likely to knock down the price to secure your business. Another tip? Be nice. They’re more likely to give you the best rate if you’re friendly and polite rather than aggressive or demanding.

Coupons for Tools

If you’re going to buy tools, Sears coupons on Ebates will definitely come in handy. With coupons, you can find better tools without paying higher prices. And you’ll have more to spend on other upgrades for your home.

These are just a few tips on how you can save a ton on remodeling costs. Lastly, remember to have fun. With low costs, wise coupon use and a plenty determination, you’re sure to turn things around and make your home renovation project a success.

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