Four Home Improvement Ideas You Can Do Over the Weekend

Posted November 10, 2021 by in Decor

Home revamping is a nice idea. It ends up improving the aesthetic of the home, and it increases the value of the house. Sometimes the simple adjustments in your home can go a long way and doing it yourself can make it less costly when compared to getting someone to perform some of the tasks involved in home improvement. You do need to break the bank to improve the outlook of your home.

Let us brush over some of the ideas you can incorporate during the weekend and free time to make your home feel new and refurbished:

1. Install a Sliding Door

Doors are a great addition to any space. Doors are widely used for decorative use as opposed to functionality. Over the weekend, you can opt to have a sliding door installed. This type of door will add a classic touch to spaces to your home. In addition, it is easier to open these types of doors as opposed to turning doorknobs. It gives your home such a chic and edgy vibe. It is an accessory that is easily noticeable by guests when visiting your home.

One of the best things about implementing this type of home improvement plan is that you end up spending less. All you need is to have a tape measure and screwdriver all readily available in your home toolbox to get the correct measurement before heading to the store to purchase a door. You can get the door online and find beautiful MWE hardware also. While at it, do not forget to paint or stain the door before hanging it.

2. Apply a Fresh Coat of Paint

Nothing refreshes a space like applying a fresh coat of paint. Your walls may have had the same color for some time. It is important to repaint with some of your favorite colors. It is a home improvement idea that you can undertake over the weekend with family and friends. While at it, you can incorporate different shades and preferences according to the style that you want to achieve.

Repainting old walls yourself will end up making you spend less. While at it, you can repaint the staircases and other areas in your home needing a fresh coat of paint.

3. Upgrade Your Windows and Entryways

Outdated windows and entryways may make your house look archaic. Upgrading windows is one of the home improvement ideas you can undertake over the weekend. Not only does it make your house appear modern, but it also saves you on the amount you spend on energy bills. The best thing about this type of upgrade is that you get to choose what you like and install the windows gradually from one room to another.

To make the space more functional and add a twist to it, you can decide on installing a window seat. The window seat is timeless as it offers a place for relaxing while indulging in a book or a place where your pet can rest.

Keep your entryways interesting. You can do this by installing a beautiful door, potted flowers on either side of an entry door, and a beautiful door handle. Keep in mind, your entryway is the first thing that guests notice while walking into your home.

4. Add Colored Lighting

Lighting plays a huge role in any home. An exciting way to make the home appear better is by incorporating colored lights. By doing this, it gives different areas of a specific room have some glow. It is a simple task that you can do yourself over the weekend and during your free time. Additionally, you can toy around with lights by incorporating different tomes and using them during different seasons of the year. For example, during summer, you can add some green lights. In another season, transition into a different set of lights.

Adding colored lighting can crop the up-the idea of incorporating some accessories such as chandeliers and vintage bulbs that will increase the aesthetic and feel of the home.

Everyone would like to come back home to a beautiful space. The information mentioned above are some of the features you can add up to spruce your home while saving some coins. In addition, they are great projects that can keep you busy over the weekend. Depending on your style, it is best to choose what works for you.

Home décor is a personal choice that requires proper planning and execution. These are just a few home improvement ideas you can try, but there are many more to explore. 

*Photos by Nataliya Vaitkevich