Updating your home doesn’t have to put strain on your wallet. As long as you’re clever with your money, you can easily make it go as far as you need. What do I mean by “clever”? For starters, getting advice from experts is always a good idea — especially if you aren’t sure where to start. That’s why Bustle reached out to a handful of designers and realtors who were more than happy to share their best tips and tricks when it comes to finding the best cheap home upgrades.
Whether your style is bougie or casual, you’re sure to find something that suits you on this list. Case in point? This peel-and-stick backsplash that Rinal Patel, a licensed realtor and co-founder of We Buy Philly Home, wholeheartedly recommends. While it might seem a little pricy at first (yet still more affordable than hiring a contractor), Patel explains, “You can splurge on the material you use because it’s small square footage that you need to cover.”Or, if your walls could use a little updating, there are also removable wallpapers, DIY crown molding, and even a smart door lock — all recommended by professionals.
Upgrading your home doesn’t have to make your bank account hurt. And with so many helpful tips and tricks from professional designers and realtors, there’s sure to be at least a few in here that you can use. Keep scrolling for more.