Remodeling can be a pain, but sometimes your home just really needs an update. If you’re dreading the whole remodel process, you may want to check out some of these easy DIY remodel projects.
They’re quick to do, inexpensive, and they’ll make a huge difference in your home. Maybe you won’t have a remodel-headache after all!
Easy DIY Remodel Projects
Switch out your dated countertops for some DIY concrete countertops! Full instructions on Sarah’s Big Idea.
Get rid of your popcorn ceilings! Full instructions available on Instructables.
Replace your vinyl with wood plank flooring! Mandi Tremayne posted all the details.
Spruce up boring walls with DIY Board & Batten! It’s surprisingly simple. Full tutorial on Young House Love.
Install faux wood beams to give your ceiling some character! Full tutorial on Jenna Sue Designs.
Revamp your staircase! Getting rid of old carpet and painting your stairs will make a huge difference. Find the tutorial on In Our Spare Time.
If you’ve got an ugly brick fireplace, paint over it! You could paint it white, or another coordinating color. Thanks for the idea, DIY My Homes.
Did you know that you can paint over ugly tiles? So find a nice color and get rid of your hideous and dated tiles! Directions on Home Dzine.
Frame your windows! This is much cheaper to do yourself and with a little effort, the results look amazing. Full tutorial on Blesser House.
Add character to your ceiling with moulding! Remodelaholic posted complete instructions.
Install contrasting baseboards! This is a sure way to make your home look more expensive. Learn how on The House of Smiths.
Paint your linoleum floors! You can update them cheaply and quickly with a coat of pain. Instructions on Designer Trapped.
Install backsplash in the kitchen! You can do this pretty easily and surprisingly cheap! Find instructions on How to Nest for Less
Add a rock accent wall to your home! The full instructions can be found on Instructables.
Change things up by adding brick to your walls! This is a super chic and modern way to update your home. Tutorial on Vintage Revivals.
Replace your countertops with butcher’s block! Not only does it look amazing, it’s super functional as well. Instructions posted on This & That.
Update your fireplace by reframing it! This will help make your boring fireplace a total statement piece. Full tutorial on Swing N Cocoa.
Install custom shelving in your home! This is a great way to make your home look more expensive. Full instructions on Instructables.
Another one of my favorite easy DIY remodel projects is to build a rock fire pit in your backyard! Not only does it look awesome, you’ll use it all the time. Thanks for the idea, Apartment Therapy.
Build a custom vanity for your bathroom! This is a great project for a beginning carpenter. Instructions posted on Ana White.