If you want to make your home more efficient and look better, you don’t necessarily have to break the bank. Sometimes, the simplest changes can make a world of difference. Take these 35 simple home improvement ideas, for example. You wouldn’t think that moving your outlets or adding an end table could change the flow and cool factor of your house, but it can. And if you follow these tips, it will!
A pull-out cutting board
Add outlets to drawers to keep clutter off of the table top
Add a sun tunnel to rooms you wish had more natural sunlight.
Add a half-table to your bathroom for extra storage space.
Build a free library for your neighbors
A built-in ironing board!
No one will ever know what’s inside this wall mirror.
Replace your current shower head with this unique one
Make the space your fake drawers take up functional
Fake drawers are also a great spot for extra outlets
Turn your counter into storage space
Save space with collapsable drying racks
Install dutch doors so you can watch your kids/pets without baby gates
Buy a toilet seat where everyone can have their own tab
Use recessed outlets so you can put your furniture against the wall
Install your outlets underneath your cabinets so you don’t ruin your backsplash
Use slide-out drawers in the home for spices and pantry items
If your garage is adjacent to your kitchen, add a little door to make unloading groceries easier
Open a small tunnel to connect two rooms
Use stainless steel contact paper to make your appliances look more expensive
Add a shelf to a long hallway for extra storage space
Put heat-sensitive tile in your shower… just because
Instead of bunk beds, install classy murphy beds for your kids
Add a small cabinet to extra space in the kitchen for cleaning supply storage
Replace your old house numbers with modern font
Put a sign on your bathroom so guests know where it is
Add a simple window seat to the landing of your staircase
Make your porch lights fancy with a chandelier
Hide away appliances behind sliding doors
Use kitchen drawers as cutting boards you can hide
Install a simple dog bath to a mud room or entry way
Use a slide-away step in your bathroom instead of a stepstool
Stools on hinges save room in the kitchen
Build drawers in the wasted space between studs in the wall
Add mirrored tiles to windowless rooms
Decorate the foundation of your home to make it pretty and functional