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Home Improvement  /  December 16, 2020

3 Cost-Effective Tips for Home Repair

As a homeowner, you’re always looking for ways to get the most out of your living situation. Sadly, a lot of the big things you want to do come with a big price tag. Need to expand the kitchen? Well, you’re going to have to pay for it. Thankfully, there are a lot of home repair options that are very affordable. Here are few ideas to inspire you the next time you’re ready for a home upgrade.

1.  Home Repair Your Stairs

If your stairs aren’t damaged, why would they need to be repaired? Perhaps because they’re boring. If you have a home with stairs, they’re probably one of the first things people see when they enter your home, so why not make them look as sharp as possible? There are several ways to give your stairs a fresh new look. You can paint them, cover them with bold wallpaper, or add an attractive new runner.

2. Speaking of Wallpaper

In case you haven’t noticed, wallpaper is making a comeback. It’s no wonder. After years of living in exile, wallpaper is being recognized for the attractive statement it is. If you’re worried that wallpaper still has the stale old look of the ‘70s or ‘80s, never fear. Those days are long gone. Replacing it are floral and geometric patterns that are sophisticated and are available in colors to match every type of home.

3. Install New Switch Plates

When it comes to getting bang for your buck with home repair, you can’t go wrong with switch plates. Otherwise known as wall plates, switch plates are the things that cover your home’s light switches and electrical sockets. Most people never replace them, so they become old and faded (and boring). This is a bummer because there are a ton of different kinds of attractive switch plates available to work with every style of interior. You can install polished brass or stainless steel switch plates, or ones that look as if they’re made of stone or wood. Furthermore, they’re very inexpensive and very easy to install.

These are just a few examples of the kinds of updates you can make to your home that are inexpensive and can make a huge difference. If you need assistance with your next home upgrade and don’t want to break the bank, contact Handyman Connection of Boise, ID, today!

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