In the past year and a half, those home projects you’ve been putting off have probably gone to the top of your to-do list. If you’ve been spending more time at home than ever before, you may have noticed the bathroom fixtures that need updating, or the living room color scheme needs some pizazz or it’s finally time to do something about those outdated kitchen cupboards.
You’re not alone if you’re ready to tackle some home improvement projects. One survey found that 76% of the respondents completed at least one renovation project in 2020, during the pandemic. And not every project requires major effort—or major budgets. You can make strategic improvements that change the look of your home without a lot of time, toil or money. And with the Internet’s design resources, there’s plenty of inspiration at your fingertips. So perhaps the first question is: Where do you start?
Get Your Project Off to a Great Start
A little advance planning will help any redesign go smoothly. Here are some things to do before you get started:
Go from room to room and make a wish list of all your projects. This will help you prioritize what to do first.