When it comes to home improvement, even smaller budgets can go a long way in helping you improve the look and feel of your home. That’s right – you don’t have to spend thousands of dollars to make significant improvements to your house.
Check out the list below of some of the most creative home upgrades you can make for under $100:
- Add a ceiling fan.
Adding a ceiling fan is affordable and rather simple if you already have an overhead light fixture installed. Ceiling fans can help you improve home comfort by providing better indoor air circulation. You can use your ceiling fans in the summer to keep cool air circulating throughout the room, and then reverse the direction in winter to help pull warm air down and keep you comfortable.
- Choose carpet tiles that tie the room together.
Adding carpet tiles to any room of your home can help add some color to a dull space or work to complement furniture and other statement pieces. The best part about carpet tiles is that they are not permanent, so you can rearrange them or swap them out for tiles with different colors or textures later on. This can be a more affordable option than area rugs, which can really get pricey.
- Introduce a few houseplants.
Flowers and houseplants are an affordable way to add some color and texture to your home. Not to mention, many houseplants can also help you improve your indoor air quality. These plants help filter the air so that you and your family can breathe easy. This simple and affordable home upgrade can improve both the health and happiness of your home environment. Just remember, plants do require some care, so make sure that you know what each plant needs before you select the right ones for your home.
- Turn your closet into a home office.
If you don’t have a spare room to use for work, you can still create your own space by turning a closet into a home office. To get started, unhinge the door or sliders and swap out the hanging rods for shelves. You can use a deep shelf in place of a desk and a hang more shallow shelf above for added storage. Between shelving and brackets, you’ll be able to keep costs under $100.
- Place LED lights under your cabinets.
Cabinet lighting can be quite pricey, but LED lights are an affordable alternative that help you brighten up your kitchen area. By placing LED lights under your cabinets, you can make it much easier to see what you’re doing in the kitchen. These lights also don’t give off any heat, so they aren’t adding to the warmth of the oven or stove top.
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