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8 Best Rental Home Improvement Ideas on a Budget

Modern, Newly Remodeled Kitchen with Painted Cabinets and New Light FixturesAs an Ammon rental property owner, it’s absolutely crucial to keep your property updated and in good condition. But doing so doesn’t have to amount to a ton of money. There are many inexpensive upgrades you can implement without difficulty in your rental house that can surely make a big difference in the overall appearance of the home. Here are eight of the best home improvement ideas that don’t involve exorbitant amounts of time or money to complete.

1. Paint the Kitchen Cabinets

If ever the kitchen cabinets in your Ammon rental house are looking considerably outmoded, and you don’t need to replace them. Instead, try painting them. For only the cost of the paint, you can create in your rental home’s kitchen an appealing custom look.

2. Add New Cabinet Hardware

When it comes to home improvements, even small changes can make a big difference. In the kitchen, for example, simply adding new cabinet handles and drawer pulls can dramatically grant the rooms an instant uplift. All you must use is a screwdriver!

3. Add New Light Switch and Outlet Cover Plates

If, in any case, your Ammon rental house has broken, yellowed, or missing light switches or outlet plates, that is one simple fix that gives a whole lot of bang for your buck. Adding bright and clean cover plates is an effective yet easy upgrade that can highly improve the overall appearance of your property.

4. Install New Light Fixtures or Bulbs

Another undeniably easy and inexpensive upgrade is light fixtures. Good lighting will have a major difference in the appeal of your rental house. In the instance that your property has dated or dirty light fixtures, consider replacing them with something new and up-to-date. Moreover, sometimes, you can upgrade existing light fixtures simply by changing the bulbs. Installing matching bulbs in ceiling fans, vanity lights, and various other fineries and accessories can instantly improve the look of any room.

5. Replace the Faucets

A particularly straightforward improvement for both the kitchen and bathrooms is to replace old faucets. After a while, taps might start to look grungy or stop working altogether. New faucets don’t cost very much and are easy to replace with a few basic tools.

6. Replace the Bathroom Vanity

Bathroom vanity cabinets are certainly a quick fix for aging bathrooms. If, in any case, your bathroom cabinets are seemingly worn or shabby, it is a relatively simple upgrade to change them out for a new vanity. Bathroom vanities are relatively inexpensive and can do a lot to improve the look of any bathroom.

7. Add Trim or Crown Molding

Wall trim is another fairly easy improvement that can greatly add a touch of elegance to your living space. Old or worn baseboards and door trim can get to be a real eyesore after some time. To give any room an instant update, replace the trim with a newer style. For a still more refined look, try adding chair rail (wall trim) or crown molding to the main living area or bedrooms. Trim is inexpensive and easy to install, although it can really provide a big impact.

8. Create a Feature Wall

Rental house interiors tend to look a lot alike. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, but for sure you can make your property stand out by adding a feature wall. A feature wall would be as simple as a wall painted a bold color or a feature element that looks built-in. Adding shelves, valances, or a high plant shelf in one or more rooms could help catch the attention of a great new tenant.

In the matter of property improvements, doing a few small projects like the ones mentioned above can have a big impact. With just a few tools and some inexpensive materials, you can, no doubt, transform your rental house from dingy and dated to a home your tenants will love. Contact us online if you’re looking for an Ammon property manager for your newly renovated rental.

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