Best Saving Money Tips – DIY Projects

DIY Projects

Bathroom Backsplash

We are getting our house ready to sell and are in the middle of many DIY Projects. It’s a lot of work and we are hoping it will pay off when it comes time to sell.  So what DIY projects should you tackle and which projects should you hire a contractor to do? It depends on your skill level and your budget. Painting and landscaping are examples of DIY projects that most homeowners can tackle themselves. If you are a little more adventurous installing tile or wood flooring are DIY projects that you can do yourself and save some money. If you have never installed tile I would recommend attending a How-to-Workshop at one of your local home improvement stores.

DIY Projects

Kitchen Backsplash

I have done several tile projects over the years and encourage you to try installing your own tile backsplash. It is a relatively small project that can make a huge difference in the look of your kitchen and bathrooms. The tile I bought cost $5 for a 12×12 piece and the total cost for the kitchen and bathrooms was around $150.  It’s also very easy to change out a Kohler faucet and make the entire bathroom look completely different for very little money.




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2 Responses to Best Saving Money Tips – DIY Projects

  1. Dominique Brown 10/02/2012 at 10:37 pm #

    I have done many DIY projects in my home, and it saves me lots of money every year. I get instructions from various online videos that teach basic carpentry, plumbing, landscaping & more. I usually just go to youtube and try it out.

    • Paul 10/03/2012 at 1:43 pm #

      I have also Dominique, they DIY projects I have done on our current home have probably added 25k in value. Now, if I can only get that back when we sell!

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