We can’t all spend thousands of dollars on the kitchen renovations. That is the fact.
Kitchen renovations are a costly business and an average kitchen renovation can cost you from $15000 to $25000. If you have a good amount of money then go for it and if you don’t, there is no need to get disappointed. You can create an inviting and functional kitchen for your whole family without breaking your bank. Now, to make your kitchen renovation dreams into reality, I have compiled a few simple and inexpensive ideas to update your kitchen on a tight budget. In fact, these ideas will cost you less than a hundred dollar.
Exited, let’s go through them.
1. Refresh Your Sink
It is very amazing how even a small change can make a bring difference like refreshing your sink. It looks so simple and surprising but it is true. You can give your sink a completely new look by using only sandpaper and a $4 can of spray paint designed for metal. Even if the painting is not your thing, replace the faucet. Select a stylish faucet and install it in your kitchen. It will become a focal point in your kitchen and you will love the change it brings.
2. Reface Your Cabinets
Cabinets are the key feature in any kitchen. You can update your cabinets with a single or two coats of paint. Repainting your cabinets will cost you almost $70 and even if you don’t want to spend this amount of money, focus on the doors, trims, or even on the shelves. You don’t need kitchen contractors to do this job. All you need is to do some prep work and follow the instructions and you will have fresh and stunning cabinets in your kitchen.
3. Get Creative with Your Backsplash
There is nothing more effective to grab attention than a pop of color on the walls. You can create such an eye-catching feature simply by upgrading your backsplash. You can opt for a $25 per square feet ceramic backsplash or a $35 per square feet stainless steel backsplash. The fun part is that you can do it yourself. Once complete, your colorful and textured backsplash will add tons of visual appeal above your sink or behind your stove.
4. Upgrade the Hardware
Another very simple and inexpensive way to add interest and style to your kitchen is to change the cabinets handles and drawer pulls. It may seem insignificant but they can make a big impact on the appearance and style of your kitchen. The average kitchen has almost 40 pulls and knobs. Check your local hardware store for vintage and colorful hardware and add personality and style to your kitchen.
5. A New Light Fixture Can Make a Big Difference
A decorative and stylish light fixture can update the look of your kitchen and it will cost only $40 to $60. Choose a fancy and rustic light fixture according to the existing décor of your kitchen. You can add a statement floor lamp or hang colorful LED lights under your cabinets. It will not only increase the light but also create the cozier and welcoming kitchen space.
6. Add Some Greenery
Adding plants is a very simple and easy way to add life to your cooking space. Add a small herb garden to your kitchen. Herbs are a great thing to add freshness to your kitchen and to your meals too. They will not take too much space and they are very easy to maintain.
7. Add a Rug
If you have wood flooring in your kitchen, a rug is an amazing feature to add. It not only softens your flooring but you can add colors to your kitchen. It will cost you a very small amount of money but it will have an amazing impact on the overall looks of your kitchen.
Besides these, there are so many kitchen improvement ideas that don’t need a lot of money. You just have to be creative and ready to do some work. Leave the expensive kitchen remodeling contractors on a side and take matters into your hands. You don’t need to wait until you save enough money to upgrade your kitchen when you have such simple and inexpensive ways to spruce up your cooking space.