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Dan's Construction and Repair Blog

Hello! My name is Dan and this is my construction and repair blog. I don't work in the industry myself, I have recently used a lot of different contractors during the construction of my home. Construction contractors used machinery to dig and lay the foundations for my home before the walls and trusses where installed. A roofing company installed a metal roof and contractors installed plumbing and electrical utilities. I was very impressed with the results and I learnt lots of cool things during the completion of this project. This blog contains information which will be useful to other people who plan to work with construction contractors.

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High-Value Home Renovations That Do Not Cost a Fortune

Irrespective if you are paying out a mortgage for your home or leasing it, your residence is still your haven. Therefore, when your property starts to appear decrepit, you probably have contemplated how best to spruce up its appearance. The main reason why individuals tend to be wary of engaging in home renovations is they assume they would inevitably break the bank. In truth, remodelling your premises does not have to go beyond your budget. Hopefully, the following high-value home renovations could accomplish what you are looking for without your remodel having to cost a fortune.

Increase natural light in your home

When you think of renovations, you may be envisioning bringing down walls and changing multiple aspects of your home to create a new space. Although extensive renovations do help in transforming a residence, there are minor changes that you could make that would be just as impactful. One of these changes is increasing the amount of light in your home. To do this, solely focus on changing out the windows in the main areas that you spend your time in.

For instance, if your kitchen looks dull and dreary, installing large bay windows could open the space up. This approach to remodelling could be coupled with the installation of mirrored splashbacks that would also make the room appear big. In the living room, bring your yard indoors by installing bi-fold doors. The only thing to take note of is ensuring you utilise double glazed glass with ultraviolet resistance so that your energy bills do not spike.

New tiles and re-caulking

Another affordable renovation that would boost the appeal of your home without having to cost a pretty penny is investing in new tiling. With time, your floor tiles will start to deteriorate, more so if they are installed in high traffic areas. Fortunately, with the endless array of tiling supplies in the market, you can purchase affordable tiles that would be both functional and visually appealing. Luxury vinyl tiling is one of the building supplies taking Aussie homes by storm since it is highly practical in whatever room it is installed in. So you would not have to worry about how it would fare in wet environments such as the bathroom and kitchen.

In addition to tiling, ensure that you also re-caulk the different areas of your home that would need it to give the space a fresh look. Re-caulking around bathtubs, sinks, showers, toilets and more would eliminate stubborn stains and make the features look newly installed!