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27 Cheap Ways To Upgrade Your Home

Get your dream home without breaking the bank.

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1. Give your home some character and add texture to your walls with peel-and-stick wall panels.

3. Upgrade your countertops to faux granite with a DIY paint kit instead of spending a fortune to replace it.


6. Install crown molding to help make your home look historic and charming.

Crown molding is an easy, affordable way to update your home and add value for prospective buyers. Get a full tutorial from HGTV.

Finding molding on Amazon starting at $11 and these crown molding hangers for $23.

7. Adding a fresh coat of paint to get that pop of color (or get rid of it) will give your home a touch-up without costing you a fortune.

Check out all the paint color options on Amazon, and see all the ways you can update your space with paint here.


11. Add a new tile backsplash to give your kitchen (or bathroom) that gorgeous custom look.

Instantly upgrade your kitchen with tiles that you can install yourself in just an afternoon. No grout need — just peel and stick them to a smooth clean surface.

Get a set of five 9.84"x9.3"x0.13" Smart Tile sheets starting at $24.


12. Add a medallion to your light fixtures to instantly elevate your ceiling game.

14. Bulk up your baseboards with paint and extra trim instead of replacing them.

See the full tutorial at The House of Smiths.

Get a ¾"x¾"x78" piece of wood trim from The Home Depot for $15 and a quart of paint from Amazon for $9.


16. Upgrade the fixtures in your bathroom to give yourself a mini spa experience.

18. Add a doorbell to your home if you don't already have one, or upgrade your current one.


20. Add some curb appeal and a pop of color by painting your front door.

21. Forget interior designers! Find matching fabrics, paints, and materials with a color match tool.

Match any color to your preferred paint brand or the perfect material with Color Muse. Just scan the color and get recommendations sent to your smart device.

Get it on Amazon for $59.


24. Cover door scuffs and prevent new damage with a metal kick plate.

27. And update light switches to give your home a fresh look and a tech upgrade.

The Honeywell Econoswitch lets you program your light switch to turn on and off automatically so you're not wasting electricity. Best part: They're super easy to install.

Get it on Amazon for $38.


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