4 Easy DIY Home Improvements

With Christmas over and the New Year in full swing its time when many of us are challenging with the New Year’s resolutions we set for ourselves. Whether it be a personal goal or renovating your home, New Year’s resolutions can be hard to stick to. If you had grand ideas of a full home makeover or struggling to think of the easy home improvements that will breathe life in to your home, then continue reading for 4 easy DIY jobs that can quickly and most importantly after an expensive Christmas, cheaply, create a huge difference to the look and feel of your home.


Tip 1 IconDoor to New Home

First impressions count, and your front door gives that first impression each and every time a guest visits your home. If your exterior doors are looking old and worn or simply dated then replacing them or giving them a new coat of paint along with fitting new modern door furniture will make a big difference to that first impression.


Inside your house, is just as important, whilst replacing interior doors throughout your home can be a costly job, updating internal door handles with modern door furniture will complement the changes made to the front door.


Tip 2 IconKitchen Makeover

A new kitchen maybe what you dreamed of for Christmas but in reality the cost of a new kitchen plus the disturbance of having a complete kitchen installed are usually the reasons why it gets put on hold. A kitchen makeover however can be easy and affordable bringing a new lease of life to your Kitchen in no time at all.


Small repairs can make a world of difference, fixing stuck drawer runners, broken cupboard door hinges or wobbly cupboard shelves is the first place to start. After which replacing the kitchen cupboard handles with modern designer handles will look superb.



For a completely new look without the cost of a brand new kitchen, then replacing your cupboard doors, cupboard handles and kitchen worktop is the best option, leading to the transformation of your kitchen.


Tip 3 IconA Lick of Paint

A lick of colourful paint works wonders in gloomy rooms that haven’t been redecorated since the millennium. If you’re on a tight budget and want to get the most out of your money, then there’s no easier or cheaper way than redecorating. Repainting or updating your wallpaper will rejuvenate your home, giving the room a fresh lease of life. The great thing with redecorating is that it can be completed in no time at all. Easily complete even the largest of rooms over a weekend.


Tip 4 IconFinishing Touches

The finishing touches are almost as important as the foundations, and as most woman will tell you ‘accessories can either make or break an outfit’ and the same goes for your home and the ornaments within. Spending a little time selecting the right home accessories or rearranging them to get the most out of them is a simple job that will transform your property with ease.


You may find our article on how to paint behind a radiator of help if you’ve decided to redecorate, and 8 tips on choosing kitchen cupboard handles if you’re planning a kitchen makeover.