3 Home Improvements you can do yourself

If you are constantly looking to improve both the interior and exterior of your home, you probably have learned to do a thing or two yourself when it comes to repairs and design. But your style and taste may change over time and you may find yourself wanting to change your space. Whether you are looking to switch out some art on the walls or do some light landscaping, there is often a lot you can do on your own before calling in the professionals which can get super expensive.

Here are 3 types of home improvement that you can totally do yourself.

1. Gardening

There is a lot that you can take care of yourself or with the help of friends and family when it comes to gardening. For example, you can plant new shrubs, flowers, or small trees – as well as cut grass or trim bushes. Of course, you should know your limits when it comes to landscaping/gardening and there are some slightly more advanced tasks that should be left to the professionals.

For example, if you need to remove trees in your yard, you should probably hire a tree removal service to do that work for you rather than try to tackle it yourself. Cutting down trees whether they’re living or dead can be quite dangerous and if done incorrectly can damage your house, car, or even seriously injure someone.

2. Painting

Painting is actually very easy and quite inexpensive, plus it is a great way to unleash your creative spirit and refresh your home at the same time. You might be surprised how much of a difference it makes in your home when you change the paint colors on some of the walls.

It may seem like such a small change but it actually makes the whole room look and feel different! If you are on a budget, want to do something different with your home design, and aren’t afraid of a little DIY, painting is definitely the way to go.

3. Lighting 

While you should never attempt to change the entire electrical system of your home, changing the lighting is safe and simple. Consider getting rid of harsh white overhead lighting in favor of a warmer yellow lighting, or even a less conventional color such as red or purple.

You can also choose different lamps that fit your mood and style and can transform your space into a happy, calming environment. There are so many different options to choose from and the vast majority are easy to install yourself! 

Home improvement and interior design don’t have to cost a lot of money or require you to hire people. There are lots of things you can do all on your own that will really spruce up your space! 

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