One of the best ways to save money during a remodel is to hit up resale shops. Try looking for lightly used light fixtures you can install yourself. You may also find a box of tile that may work for an entryway or kitchen backsplash! You never know what you’ll find!
Scratch-and-dent items may work for your project and be one of the best ways to save money. A refrigerator with a small dent may work if you’re adding a basement bar. A high-end oven with a small scratch on the side won’t even show when you’re done with your kitchen remodel.
Build Your Own Island
Check out these 12 best DIY kitchen islands which may inspire you to build your own island. Try repurposing old furniture for the island or hit up a resale shop to see if they have something that might work in your dream kitchen.