Easy Holiday Home Improvement Projects
by homewarranty.comIt’s not too late to tackle one or two of these Easy Holiday Home Improvement Projects. Depending on your budget and time constraints, we’re certain you can make holiday upgrades your guests are going to notice and love!
Update Your Kitchen Backsplash
A new backsplash can make a big impact in an outdated kitchen, and give your kitchen a fresh design boost. A backsplash can be a kitchen’s focal point but in an elegant and understated way. According to Moss Building & Design Expert, Lisa Ladson, “letting your backsplash take a backseat and play more of a supporting role is the trend right now,” she says.
Upgrade Your Lighting
Recessed downlights are a great way to revamp a dim contemporary interior and make it look brighter. They’re an easy way to control the amount of light in each room and allow you to set the mood. Plus, they save energy and help your light bulbs last longer.
Update Your Fireplace
Nothing goes together like the holidays and a great fireplace Consider changing your fireplace’s facade. Thinking big? Create a stone facade that reaches to the ceiling. Not that kind of time or money? Refinish your wood fireplace or give it an updated paint job. If your facade is brick, consider a fresh coat of paint on the bricks if they’re outdated or an eyesore.
Change Your Cabinet Hardware
If the knobs and pulls on your cabinets and doors are broken, tired, or just look outdated, change them out on the cheap. Updating the hardware on your cabinetry is a Small Kitchen Upgrade with a Big Impact – and only a little impact on your budget.
Replace Your Front Door
This project can run you anywhere from a couple of hundred bucks to thousands of dollars depending on what style door you choose. Your front door makes a big impact on your home’s curb appeal. This is a great way to update and modernize the look of your home’s entryway and a focal point. Also, it can cut down on your energy costs, and improve the security of your home, especially if you’re replacing an older door.
…or Just Give it a New Coat of Paint
If replacing your front door is too large a task to tackle this month, consider making a bold statement for a little money with a beautiful new color for your front door. December is a busy month, and we all have lots to do. We hope our ideas for some Easy Holiday Home Improvement Projects will inspire you to make one or two impactful updates to your home. This way, when the holidays arrive, you can relax and enjoy the people around you…and your upgrades.
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