3 Easy and Affordable DIY Home Improvement Project Ideas

Do you want to make some improvements to your house this season? If yes, then why not do it yourself to save some money to buy some extra gadgets for kids?

This is a good idea to save some amount of money with these easy and affordable DIY home improvement projects to utilize the money on some other things.

You should also check this post about how to detect water leaks and DIY repairing tips.

Try any of these 3 easy DIY home improvement projects to renovate your room or home:

Wallpaper One Wall to Give a New Look

The demand for wallpapers is increasing so there are more variety and designs available now. You couldn’t find those beautiful wallpapers before at any retail store.


So, the first thing you should do is visit a few retailers or online shops that sell wallpapers.

Do not worry about the budget, you can start with just one wall of your room. It is not necessary to cover all the walls of your room with wallpaper. If you have a low budget, you can select one wall that needs the wallpaper at most.

Also, make your choice for the best wall which is suitable for the wallpaper. A wall that already has some decoration objects is not suitable for wallpaper. A wall that is plain could be the best choice for installing wallpaper.



It is not necessary to buy costly wallpaper for your room renovation. You can get the wallpaper from $150 to $250 for a modest wall.

Then, you can save a lot of money by installing that wallpaper yourself. But you should do this only if you are an experienced DIY guy. If you don’t have experience then don’t try this yourself as it will be more costly.

Repair Your Wooden Furniture

During your home improvement project, you can’t ignore repairing your furniture. Especially, if you have wooden furniture then it needs more maintenance. You have to check if your sofa set needs any repairing. It could be the repairing of its foam filling, upholstery repair is a must.


You should also check your sofa set for any broken or damaged wooden frames. With that, if you have chairs in your living room, look for their maintenance requirement as well. For this, again, you need to check any padding or filing requirements, leather cover repairing, and wooden frame repairing.

In most cases, wooden dining tables require major renovation or repairing work. Solid wood dining tables can add beauty to your dining room, but it exposes you to water and other liquid items every day at least twice.

Water and any moisture in the room are not good for a wooden dining table. So, you need to inspect your dining table carefully. It might need a proper repair because of water damage.

Dining Table Repaint

Or it also requires a new coat of fresh paint. Sometimes, you can repaint your dining table even if it is not damaged. You can repaint your dining table just to give a new fresh look to your dining room.

Halogen Track Lighting

While you are working in a storeroom where you store different things, you might need more light in different areas, or while working in the kitchen, you might need some extra light to do your work easily.

A tracking light can easily solve your problem as it allows you to set it to throw light at a specific area. A halogen bulb is a great fit for this as it illuminates the colors.

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You can see in the picture that the rail system will hold the spotlight and the pendants and you can adjust the light anywhere you want on this 4 or 8 feet long rail. For a more decorative appearance, you can bend the rail a bit as well.

You don’t need to install any extra transformer for the tracking light. Most of the track lights you find on Ali Express will work on the household voltages.


All this will cost you just around $100 if you already have the electrical box in the ceiling.

Kitchen Rollouts

Kitchen renovations are the most important part of any home improvement project. For a complicated job, you need to hire a professional general contractor, but for the basic work, you can do it yourself.

While you can do the small things yourself, like the kitchen rollouts. In the deep kitchen cabinets, there is a lot of storage space which is just wasted because you can access that space easily.



Rollouts solve this problem and it increases your storage space in the deep kitchen cabinets with no extra effort.

Though you can create your own rollouts as well, if you are not interested then you can order one from any online store. Just fix that with four screws in the cabinet and you have much extra storage space in your deep kitchen cabinets.

Kitchen Cabinet Roullouts

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You can easily get one rollout in $30 to $50 easily and it takes only 20 to 30 minutes to install one rollout.


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