Selling Houses Australia

5 Easy Home Makeovers for Under $500

Whether you plan on selling or just want give your home a makeover, you’ll find everything you need at your local Bunnings Warehouse to get your place looking it's best. 

You can add real value to your home with a bit of simple D.I.Y. Here are a few easy project ideas that are sure to make a good first impression and suit any budget.


Freshen Up Your Kitchen and Bathroom

1. Freshen Up Your Kitchen and Bathroom
There are plenty of simple D.I.Y. ways to refresh two of the most important rooms in your home. You can give both your kitchen and bathroom a whole new look just by replacing the taps, installing new cabinet handles and replacing the toilet seat. Bunnings In-home Kitchen Consultant service can help you plan and create your kitchen renovation or you can try it yourself with the Bunnings 3D kitchen planner.


Patch and Paint Your Walls

2. Patch And Paint Your Walls
You can make your whole house feel brand new with a fresh coat of paint. It’s one of the cheapest and easiest ways to revive any room. The secret to a good finish is all in the preparation and using the right equipment. Before you start, remember to clean your walls with sugar soap and patch up any cracks with plaster or gap filler. And if you plan on selling, it’s a good idea to stick to neutral colours on the walls, like a crisp clean white. Bunnings has the lowest prices on all top brand paints, with free colour matching and tinting in store. Plus, you can use the online paint calculator to work out how much paint you need.


Storage Can Add Space

3. Storage Can Add Space
It’s amazing how much you can transform a room and add space just with clever storage. You can de-clutter your home by installing simple storage systems in your existing cupboards, wardrobes, shed and garage. It’s quick and easy, and your home will be neater and feel more spacious. Bunnings has all kinds of wardrobe and garage storage ideas at the lowest prices.


Set the Scene With Lighting

4. Set The Scene With Lighting
The right choice of lighting can make all the difference. Make sure you replace any broken fittings and burnt out bulbs. Also replace bulbs in smaller, darker rooms with higher wattages to make the room feel bigger and brighter. Well-placed outdoor lighting can also help to refresh your outdoor space. Learn how to Light Up Your Home with Bunnings D.I.Y advice.


Improve Your Street Appeal

5. Improve Your Street Appeal
First impressions last, so keep your lawn and garden tidy, clean paths and driveways, give your gates and front door a good clean and consider getting a new letterbox and house numbers to ensure your house makes a good one. You can find all you need at Bunnings Warehouse for keeping your home neat, tidy and up to date. If you own an apartment, tidy up your balcony and replace old front door locks with something  modern and fresh.


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