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By : Sonia Smith    99 or more times read
Instead of selling your home or moving to a new home, why not consider a do-it-yourself remodeling to update your home to the features sought nowadays. Doing DIY remodeling is a lot less expensive in the end.

Remodelling can take place anywhere in your home from the attic to the basement, which includes removing or adding wall, water filter systems and more. When doing DIY on your home, there are several things that you should consider. You have to choose the right colors, new furniture and special touches that will truly boost the rooms and give them a special touch.

Here are some great do-it-yourself remodeling ideas you can use in your home:

  1. For wall decorations, you can either go wild or tame. The walls could tell a story of your style preference, favorite color and more. There are several paint methods you can use to personalize your walls. You can also try dipping a feather duster in place of a paintbrush and paint erratically. The more structured designs include painting stripes on walls or painting one wall in a different color to add dimension.

  2. Your furniture choice is essential to make it both functional and attractive. One of the great mistakes in decorating living rooms is to set on one single style or design of furniture. Take measurements of your living room before you add new pieces.

  3. In your kitchen, consider adding or replacing hardware to the drawers and cabinets. Reface cabinets through replacing doors with laminates, glass inserts, wood and removing completely some doors or painting to create a modern look. Install new and chic faucet in the sink to improve the overall appearance of your kitchen. Replace your present lighting with upgraded models.

  4. When it comes to the bedroom, consider having ceiling lights which are easy to install if there is an attic space above it. Furthermore, ceiling fans are great energy saving fixtures that let the air condition temperature set higher or lower when in reverse mode. Replace the carpet with new higher quality style or replace with laminates or hardwood floors. Hardwood floors increase the value of your home.

  5. Hang a large mirror in the bathroom. If you prefer framed mirror, opt for a delicate, thin frame. Do not use up wall space with a big ornate frame. Place a mirror on the longest wall of a thin and long bathroom. You can consider installing a sturdy shelf below the mirror if you are short of shelf space in the bathroom, big enough to house toiletries and other items.

  6. Remodel bathrooms by replacing the old toilet and sink with modern styles and designs. Replace counter tops, cabinets and faucets with newer efficient and modern designs. Think also of the efficiency of storage and utility when storing all items in the bathroom. If possible, consider replacing your tub with a model with a built in Jacuzzi.

Keep in mind that before you proceed on a do-it-yourself remodeling project, you have to first consider how much the entire project will cost you. Thus, make sure to have room for unexpected costs when you attempt to remodel your home on your own.
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