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8 Best Rental Home Improvement Ideas on a Budget

Modern, Newly Remodeled Kitchen with Painted Cabinets and New Light FixturesAs a Belgrade rental property owner, you must keep your rental house updated and in good condition. This, however, does not have to cost a fortune. Inexpensive upgrades to your home are fairly easy to do and can keep your rental house’s overall appearance pleasant & current. Here are eight of the best home improvement ideas that don’t need a ton of time or money to complete.

1. Paint the Kitchen Cabinets.

Are the kitchen cabinets in your Belgrade rental house looking outdated? You don’t have to replace them! You can even try painting them. For only the cost of the paint, you can transform your rental home’s kitchen and give it a custom look.

2. Add New Cabinet Hardware.

When it comes to home improvements, even small changes can make a big difference. Add new cabinet handles and drawer pulls and see your kitchen get an instant uplift. You’ll only need a screwdriver for this!

3. Add New Light Switch and Outlet Cover Plates.

Easily replace broken, yellowed, or missing light switches or outlet plates as a simple fix to give you a lot of bang for your buck. Bright and clean cover plates are upgrades that easily improve the overall appearance of your property.

4. Install New Light Fixtures or Bulbs.

Another easy and inexpensive upgrade is light fixtures. Good lighting in your rental house makes a very big difference. You can replace dated or dirty light fixtures with new and up-to-date ones. You can even upgrade existing light fixtures by just changing the bulbs. Providing matching bulbs for ceiling fans, vanity lights, and other accessories improves the feel of any room.

5. Replace the Faucets.

An easy improvement for both the kitchen and bathrooms is simply to replace old faucets. Taps often stop working efficiently after some time. New faucets are fairly cheap and are easy to replace with a few basic tools.

6. Replace the Bathroom Vanity.

Bathroom vanity cabinets are a quick fix for aging bathrooms. A new vanity is a simple upgrade from worn-out bathroom cabinets. Bathroom vanities are relatively inexpensive and can do a lot to improve the look of any bathroom.

7. Add Trim or Crown Molding.

Infuse elegance to your living space by adding wall trim. Baseboards and door trim get a lot of wear and tear. Simply install trim in a newer style for an instant upgrade. Achieve a more refined look by adding chair rail (wall trim) or crown molding to the main living area or bedrooms. Trim is easy to install but can have a big impact.

8. Create a Feature Wall.

Rental house interiors usually look similar. Make your property stand out by adding a feature wall. A feature wall can be achieved by painting a bold color or adding a feature element that looks built-in. Shelves, valances, or a high plant shelf can catch the attention of a great new tenant.

When it comes to property improvements, even a few small projects can have a big impact. With only some tools and inexpensive materials, you can create a home your tenants will love. Contact us online if you’re looking for a Belgrade property manager for your newly renovated rental.

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