by Todd Ellner
November 8, 2016 Home Renovation

Want to renovate on a budget? If you plan your renovation project ahead, you can save a lot of money and make the process as smooth as possible – paying attention even to the smallest details.

Whether we’re talking about a major remodeling project like replacing the floors, or a small project like adding an extra shelf to your closet, if you decide to start a renovation project, remember this: smart ideas can save you time and money.
Great home renovation ideas with less money:

Here are ten ideas you can take into consideration when renovating your home. From choosing the right colors for your kitchen, up to implementing clever air conditioning solutions, it’s the small details that make the entire difference.

1. Use a different color on the kitchen island.

In a neutral colored kitchen, a splash of color will have an eye-catching effect.

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The dark brown island pops-up in this neutral colored kitchen

2. Build a stone fireplace.

It will be the main attraction of any room. Just think of the cold winter days when all the family gathers around the fireplace to tell stories and drink hot chocolate…

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The stone fireplace has an amazing effect

3 . Hide the unused space between cabinets and ceiling.

In order to achieve that, you have to use really tall wall skirting. It’s easier than it sounds and the effect is amazing.

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Classic look given by the tall skirting

4. Create more storage space.

One easy way to create extra space is to choose multi-layered closet shelves. This allows you to easily organize your closet.

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Multi-layered shelves for an organised closet

5. Use a different tile model.

It highlights the bath and shower areas in the master bathroom for a result that pops out.

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A simple yet powerful way to highlight the bath and shower areas.

6. Use fake hardwood tiles.

They are recommended for bathrooms, where you want to obtain the warm effect of hardwood, without the hassle of hardwood maintenance.

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Fake hardwood tiles are highly recommended for guest bathrooms

7. Redesign the ceiling.

The design of your ceiling can completely change the look of your home. You may think nobody is going to look at the ceiling, but it is the details that make the difference. People will notice!

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A beautiful ceiling changes the entire room design

8. Ask for a 3D rendering of your project.

After the home renovation project ideas are decided upon, ask for a 3D plan from the home renovations company you are working with. This way you will be able to see how the house will look once finished, and you will still be able to make changes if you notice there still are things you don’t like.

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3D rendering of a custom home by Gialluisi Custom Homes

Even if this is not necessarily a way to renovate on a budget, sometimes it pays off knowing ahead of time what the end result will look like. You know the saying, “measure ten times, cut once.”

9. Create an original look.

At Gialluisi Custom Homes we use type 1 oak for hardwood flooring and run it across a 45 degree angle in order to create an elegant look.

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Original flooring design with an elegant touch

10. Reinvent air conditioning.

Use flush mounted heaters and AC vents in the floors. You can save a lot of space by implementing this idea. Plus, it is ultra-modern and looks amazing – just another thing to make your life at home more pleasant!

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See the AC vents in the floor, on the left side of the door

Key takeaway

When it comes to home remodeling, turning great ideas into reality takes knowledge and experience. Even a small mistake can lead to unnecessary costs and may require to compromise on quality.

Tip: Combining your designing ideas with the experience of a professional team will help you get through the home remodeling process in no time. (tweet this)

Gialluisi Custom Homes can help you turn your home renovation dream into reality. Whether you want to remodel your kitchen, your bathroom, your basement, or any other part of your house, you can experience a smooth home remodeling project when you work with our team of professional home builders and designers.

Book a free consultation

Initial consultations are free at Gialluisi Custom Homes. Book yours and let’s talk about how you can renovate on a budget:

Call 908-206-4659 (FREE) to get in touch with one of the Gialluisi Custom Homes team members or contact us here .

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