Quick DIY Projects To Transform Your Home

List: Posted: 12/10/10

Home improvement can get expensive if you hire a home improvement contractor to do every little thing. Here are home improvement basics that can help you to save more money when making your home beautiful…

Landscaping

Home improvement projects should extend from the inside of your home to the outside. Unless you want to hire a professional landscaper, then it’s a good idea to have a plan in mind before you start planting. There are tons of great ideas for landscaping in home improvement books and magazines. The most important thing to remember is to get plants that thrive in your growing zone, and to plant them at the correct time of year for your location.

 

Adding Crown Molding

Many homeowners think that adding crown molding is a highly complicated home renovation project. In actuality, it can be an inexpensive and fairly simple home improvement project. Just remember the old rule of “measure twice, cut once” so that you don’t end up having to buy the wood twice!

 

Paint the Outside

Lots of homeowners have no problem taking on inside painting jobs, but think they have to hire someone to paint the outside of their homes. With a pressure washer, some good exterior paint, ladders, and effort, you can complete this home improvement project on your own.

These are just some of the easy and inexpensive home improvement projects that you can learn do on your own with just a bit of effort. Be sure to read up on DIY home improvement projects often and you’re sure to save a ton of money.

Home Improvement Centers

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    • 44675 Cape Ct Suite 150 Ste 150
    • Ashburn, VA 20147
    • (703) 406-0914

      Lowe's Home Improvement offers everyday low prices on all quality hardware products and construction needs. Find great deals on paint, patio furniture, home décor, tools, hardwood flooring, carpeting, appliances, plumbing essentials, decking, grills, lumber, kitchen remodeling necessities, outdoor equipment, gardening equipment, bathroom decorating needs, and more. Whether you are a beginner starting a DIY project or a professional, Lowe’s is your headquarters for all building materials. Shop online at www.lowes.com or at your Sterling, VA Lowe’s store today to discover how easy it is to start improving your home and yard today.

      • 45430 Dulles Crossing Plz
      • Sterling, VA 20166
      • (703) 948-0010

        basement renovation, kitchen remodelling, deck patio, drywall and painting, home edition, home extension, sun room, high tech lighting design.

        • 41189 Hamilton Chapel Ter
        • Ashburn, VA 20148
        • (703) 297-1216

          For over a decade, the team at NVA Home Improvements has been serving home and business owners across Ashburn and the surrounding Virginia area.

          • 21358 Shady Wood Ter
          • Ashburn, VA 20148
          • (571) 293-0202

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