Home remodeling if done right can really do you wonders to your home decor. You can do it with your own two hands or hire a contractor to do it for you. If you choose to do it yourself you can save yourself some money and ensure that you get the best quality both for the materials you use and the craftsmanship. Many are afraid of contractors because of the atrocious amount of money they quote when taking up a home remodeling project. The best way to cut out the contractor is to do the revamp yourself.
Revamping your living space by yourself might be challenging. While your property might require attention, you might not have the time to give it the up do it deserves. But what if there are projects which you can do over the weekend. This way you would get the job done and you will feel like you are have done something useful with your weekend instead of just wasting it away.
So here are some home remodeling projects which you can take up over the weekend.
Painting the wall
This the easiest thing you can do to your property to perk it up. It won’t take up too much of your time and it will be a fun project for you and your family. You can do it over multiple weekends if you have a bigger house.
If you don’t want to paint but still want your house to get a new look you can try wall papers. It is an easy and economical home remodeling idea. There are many options in the market which can satisfy everyone. Just remember to prime your walls before you go about doing this. You can even cut the wall paper into different shapes to give your house an extra decor point.
Fixing the plumbing
Fixing the plumbing around the house can save you a lot of money. Bad plumbing leads to waste of water and energy. You will land up spending extra money on things that you aren’t even using. It’s equivalent to literally throwing money down the drain. So get down to repairing that leaky faucet or replacing that shower head that is consuming too much water.
Being energy efficient
Being energy efficient saves your money and the environment. You can take stock of all the gadgets that you have around the house. If they are old then you know they are not fitted with technology that will save energy. It might be expensive to replace them but in the long run they will save you money.
If you are in need of extra storage space around the house, it can become your weekend project. The wall is often neglected when it comes to looking for additional storage space. You can mount shelves or any other type of storage option that can go on the wall. You can also make room for storage at the entrance if your home by moving around some tables and placing some baskets on them. They can act as a drop off point for your day to day items.
Kavitha Ravi for IndiaProperty.com