10 DIY Upgrades For Under $100

February 25, 2016 | By Ron Molcho

10 DIY Upgrades For Under $100

It takes six seconds to make a positive impression of your home, which is why a successful staging is beneficial when selling your home.

Dress up your flat screen This simple and affordable DIY is a surefire way to bring a whole lot of sophistication to any room in your home. Turn a boring old television set into something extraordinary by using an ornately decorated frame to border your mounted flat screen. Be sure to hide any loose, dangling wires with a curtain rod.

Add a Backsplash to Your Kitchen A full tile set up may be pricey but that doesn’t mean it can’t be done. 3D gel-like adhesive tiles are available to you at a fraction of the cost!

Paint An Outdated Backsplash If you already have a backsplash in your kitchen but feel it looks dark and dated, brighten it up with some colorful paint. Check out ___ Color Trends of 2015. Start by sanding the surface of your already existing tiles with sandpaper and then apply two coats of adhesive primer. Once that dries, paint over it with oil-based semi gloss paint.

Use A Ladder As A Towel Rack For a great way to save space and clear clutter in the bathroom lean a ladder against a vacant wall and hang your bath and face towels over its steps. No space in your bathroom? No problem! This versatile hack is a great to display fabric and linens in ANY room!

Ditch the Old Switchplates No detail is too small to overlook when decorating your home. Swap out the old switchplate covers in your living and dining rooms for decorative brushed nickel ones like the one below. This DIY is easy to do and won’t break the bank - new switchplates cost as little as $2.00!

Makeshift Bedside Table No detail is too small to overlook when decorating your home. Swap out the old switchplate covers in your living and dining rooms for decorative brushed nickel ones like the one below. This DIY is easy to do and won’t break the bank - new switchplates cost as little as $2.00!

Change Knobs A fresh coat of paint can work wonders. Stick with colors like creams, beiges and soft browns to brighten your rooms without overpowering it. Neutrality and spaciousness in a home can make a showing feel more inviting. No one wants to walk through a kaleidoscope of colors as you pass from room to room.

Get Your Pup’s Bed Off the Floor Create a new dwelling out of an already existing built-in. Try removing the lower doors of a cabinet or try placing your pet’s bed on the bottom of a bookshelf. Estimated cost of this DIY? Nothing.