5 Simple DIY Renovation Tips. Not need for a professional! 

When it comes to overhauling a Home the first thing that comes to mind might be to hire a professional. However, it's hard to turn down a cost saving idea! There are several small renovation projects that YOU can do to save money, learn new skills, and feel a sense of accomplishment. Below are 5 DIY renovation tips you might not think of:

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Refurbish Bedroom Doors

Some of the homeowners within Canada dispose of old and dirty bedroom doors. If they are not broken, you can save money by renovating instead of replacing. You just need to take the door down, sand it so that the bare wood is exposed, and then purchase an ideal oil to paint the doors. For a newer appearance, you can change the doorknobs too!

Clean Clogged Drains

If you have a sophisticated plumbing system in your home, calling a local plumber is advisable. However, cleaning clogs in most drains is a DIY job; all it takes are the right products. Remember, avoid crystallized options as they can stick to walls of the pipes and cause damage due to oxidization.

Paint a Room

Even though you may not add a new coat of paint to the entire Home, you can give your interior living room a new look through painting. A new paint color will change the appearance of the room, and your guest will also notice it. Painting is an affordable method to improve the value of your home, as long as you choose the right color that complements the original décor.

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Seal Cracks in your Home

Cracks are usually found around doorways, baseboards, and windows. Applying caulk can be appropriate for sealing the openings to prevent unwanted ‘visitors' like bugs from entering the house. When the caulk dries, it will prevent air from escaping away indicating that almost every crack is sealed properly.

Install Peepholes in the Exterior Door(s)

Installing peepholes is one of the simplest renovation projects, but some homeowners hire professionals – though it's not a bad idea anyway. Peepholes improve your home's security as you can know who is knocking at the door before opening. It is an easy-to-do job since you basically need a drill to complete the entire task.

To wrap it up, the above home improvement tips can be useful even for beginners. You will also feel pride of finishing a renovation project without getting assistance from a professional. Also, congratulations; you have saved a few dollars to spend on other expenditures!


For more info please contact:

Residential One Real Estate
Phone: (403) 254-2270
Fax: (403) 254-2298