Going All Out Without Maxing Out

by Cox Simon - Date: 2010-09-23 - Word Count: 415 Share This!

There is no need to max out your bank out and credit cards when you are trying to fix up your home and upgrade. People continually make the assumption that they need to hire professionals to upgrade their home, both interior and exterior, but that is not the case. If you are dealing with some serious matters like replacing the roof, building a new room, tearing out a room, major electric or plumbing work, then yes you may want to hire a certified and licensed contractor who can get the job done. In these cases it is better to spend a little more money not only because you need to make sure its done right, but also for safety reasons. However, when it comes to redecorating the rooms in your home and even redoing your landscaping, you can save a lot of money by doing it yourself.

IKEA stores are a great place to go when you are looking to redecorate because of their wide variety of selections, and affordable prices. When you go to one of your local IKEA stores you can view a large selection of; beds, dressers, coffee tables, dinning room tables, chairs, couches, lighting fixtures, bathroom accessories and furniture, cabinets, desks, kitchen appliances and much more. These selections can help you to frame each room in your home exactly the way you want it and allow you to save a lot of money at the same time.

Once you have taken care of the interior, you may want to turn your attention to the exterior of the home. Start with the paint, especially if you haven't repainted in years. You can find many Lowes locations close by and go there to sort through a wide selection of paint colors to find what suits your home the best. Once you have done that you can also visit Lowes locations and visit their garden center. Here you can speak with many experienced associates who can help you pick out great plants for your yard. Along with plants you can also look at the possibility of walk ways, lawn furniture, mulch or rocks, ponds and fountains, and much more. Another great thing about shopping here is that the materials will be a fraction of the price of what a landscaper would charge you and you will not have to pay high labor costs. It is easy to beautify your home and save a lot of money as long as you know where to shop.

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