Most Cost Effective Home Renovation Ideas

| 16 April 2018

There are so many great ideas out there for home renovation, but you want to make sure they fit your budget. Being a do-it-yourselfer is already a cost effective way of updating, creating new home decor or a new space. Renovation ideas are easy to think of and come by, but a do-it-yourselfer enjoys projects that they can do without professional help and with very little cost. Let’s look at a six great home renovation ideas that are cost friendly.

Most Cost Effective Home Renovation Ideas


Painting is an easy way to update a drab and washed out wall. This simple and cost friendly home renovation idea can be done in one or two days. It can be done by one person, or make it a painting party and invite your unsuspecting friends over to help. Of course, you’ll have to offer your friends pizza and drinks as reward, but the task will get done and be fun. This update will cost you little, with the typical price around $150 including paint brushes and other painting materials.

Window Treatment Enhancements

Window treatment is another cost effective home renovation. There are so many options to go with. You can update inside or outside the home, with adding things like shutters, frames, screens, or the many more options available. The great thing about window treatments is the overall look and use. Screens are a beautiful energy efficient accent to your home. Changing your frames is also cost efficient, with cost starting as low as $150 and going from there.

New Doors

Just like adding window treatments, adding new doors can be done inside and outside of your home. It will beautify and save energy cost at the same time. Doors can come in wood or glass, fancy knobs and hinges, or simple, the choice is yours. Selections range from $50 and up.

Crown Molding Appeal

Crown molding is a neat trick to update and add a little home decor elegance. It’s an easy way to change ordinary wall tops and corners into something special. The material is easy to handle if you get the new polystyrene foam coated in hard plaster. The cost for this do-it-yourself job is around $120.

Entry Lighting

An easy peasy way to add decor and lighting to your entry or walkway is lighting. Nothing fancy, just small torch lamps, or you can use and rewire entry lamps. This is a nice and low cost way to not only light your entryway at night, but also to add curb appeal. This job will cost around $90-$150, very cost efficient.


Did you know that you can update your floors with paint? Yes, paint. Instead of buying new flooring, try painting the floor for a new and updated look for a room. You can even be stylish and try a pattern or just go with a solid color. The cost is for paint and brushes around $75.

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