Go for Look-Alikes
One of the best ways to save money is to go for lookalikes when it comes to materials and fixtures. This doesn’t mean go cheap, but instead look for a less expensive hardwood that looks similar to the priciest version, or go for a faucet in the middle price range if you’re remodeling a powder room. These tips on choosing a faucet can help.
Do Your Own Painting
Whether you’re painting a room or some kitchen cabinets, one way to save money is to do the painting yourself. Follow these 10 interior house painting tips for the perfect finish.
Don’t Toss the Toilet
If you’re remodeling a bathroom, don’t think that you have to replace the toilet. If the tank and bowl are in good shape but the water keeps running, you can replace the internal parts yourself. If you do need to buy a new toilet, check out these tips before you shop.