Tile Your Own Backsplash
You don’t have to be an expert to do your own tile backsplash. In fact, you should be able to get it done in a weekend. Try adding a mosaic backsplash which should cost no more than $500 depending on your tile, but may save you hundreds in labor costs.
One of the best ways to save money on a kitchen or bathroom remodel is to install open shelves instead of custom cabinets. To see if this idea would work for your space, here are 12 ideas for organizing with open shelving.
Save on Countertops
Pricey natural stone countertops may blow your budget if you’re not careful. To save money, consider installing them yourself. If you don’t have a lot of space to cover, look for remnants at a stone countertop supply yard. Before you buy, understand the pros and cons of various countertop materials, including granite, laminate, solid wood, stainless steel and tile.