Aug 9, 2018

Splurge or Save in Your Remodel?

When you’re remodeling where should you splurge and where can you save money? Here’s a starting list. Check upcoming posts for the top 20 tips. 

Save on Cabinetry with a mid-grade product and update the hardware on your own. Save with a paint versus stain finish and don’t add a glaze. 
Do splurge on finished ply interiors versus melamine

Save on tile Simple subway tile is classic and affordable. Use colored grout and create patterns for a custom look.

Splurge on Lighting Feature fixtures - entry and over your main table - set the tone for you home. 

Save on flooring. Carpet is a luxurious and less expensive choice than hard flooring. Use it in bedrooms and living rooms. 
Love wood but not the cost? Get durable and easy clean vinyl plank. It looks like wood and is ideal for entries, kitchens , stairs and high traffic areas. It’s waterproof, eco friendly and great for a healthy home.  

Splurge on a good home security system but save on indoor cameras. 

Save with Paint versus wallpaper. Use stencils, create textures, or stamp a custom a pattern.