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5 Budget Friendly Ideas to Improve your Home


We all have a dream home, but we don't always have the means to build it all at once. Don’t worry, there’s still a lot we can do to improve your home one step at a time. Let’s look at 5 budget friendly ideas to improve your home.


1.Paint Your Walls a New Color

Your walls are such a big part of your home that changing their color can make a huge difference. You can take this project slowly by going from room to room to make each space have their own feel. Of course, it is important to choose the right color, a white or off-white one can help make a space look brighter.

2.Use Shelves and Stackable Storage

Clutter is one of the biggest factors that makes a room and even a home look uninviting. You can solve and start a small home renovation project by looking into shelves and similar storage solutions. 

Each room can have their own dedicated shelves depending on what you need. For example, you can have one by your entryway to limit the amount of clutter you bring in. A good shelf in your living room is a good place for books, entertainment consoles, and the list goes on.


3. Use Mirrors

A lack of light can definitely make a room look drab. One way to add more light and even make it seem more spacious is by adding a mirror. The mirror will reflect light and the reflection itself can make the space look bigger than it is. 

What’s great about a mirror is you can mount a big one on your wall, but even a standing mirror does not take up much space. Not only is it functional in the ways we mentioned you can always use it to check yourself and take fun selfies.

4. Add a Headboard to Your Bedroom

Big or small, a headboard is a simple way to update the way your bedroom looks. It can help accentuate both your bed and your room. There are also headboards that offer a level of storage so it can also be a space saving measure for your bedroom.

There are a lot of available headboard options out there and they are not super expensive making it a great home improvement DIY project.

5. Add Personality to Your Windows

Sometimes a little change to your windows is all you need to jumpstart your home improvement ideas and projects. Do you have a window that isn’t doing much for a room? You can start there.

It doesn’t have to be as big as redoing the windows entirely. Installing blinds or drapes can make a difference in the space. It can also be the start of how you will revamp the room overall. 


Great things take time, and little projects towards your dream home renovation project can really elevate your  appreciation when it’s all said and done. For your renovation needs, big or small, you can always count on James Hardie Philippines for quality products. Get started on your dream home with one of these ideas, #ItsPossible with James Hardie!


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