Simple and affordable ways to improve your home

If your home is looking a bit tired and neglected or you just want to update it and give it a new lease of life, then there are a number of quick, simple and affordable things you can do to get it look like its best again. You can do the jobs yourself or, to make sure they are done quickly and to a high standard, call in an expert handyman who can do the work for you.


It is amazing what a fresh coat of paint, or new wallpaper can do to transform a room. It is a quick, easy and affordable way to revamp your home and give it a whole new look. With a wide variety of paints available offering different shades and finishes, you can completely change a room in one day. There are also many exciting wallpaper designs available on the market, from simple and modest styles to the more vibrant, extravagant designs that will add some fun to a space.

New flooring

A great way to update your home is by replacing the flooring. If you want a more modern look, then choose laminate or real wood flooring. Or if you want to keep your existing flooring but it has areas of damage, call in a flooring maintenance expert who may be able to repair it for you and have it looking like new again. If you have carpet that you wish to keep, but it is looking old and dirty, use a professional cleaner to give it a deep clean and bring it back to life.

Finish all DIY jobs

If there are lots of unfinished DIY jobs around the house, maybe some tiling that never got finished, or there is that flatpack that has been sitting in its packing in the corner for ages then call in a professional property maintainer to complete all those niggly DIY jobs.

Update kitchen

If your kitchen is looking a bit tired, then there some really simply and affordable ways to update it without the cost of a whole new kitchen. Replace cupboard doors, redecorate the walls – it is amazing what some fresh paint can do to breathe new life into your kitchen. Or perhaps change the light fittings to a more modern design.

Storage solutions

If your home is bursting with clutter, or you just want to feel more organised, then there are a wide variety of storage solutions available that will easily solve this. You can buy items readymade, or for the more practical and affordable solution, you can buy flatpacks to assemble yourself – or better still call in a handyman to assemble it all for you. If you want something custom made than an expert property maintainer will be able to make something bespoke to suits your needs.

Give the garden some TLC

If your garden is looking a bit unkempt and unloved, then there are ways you can easily transform it into a welcoming and inviting outdoor space. Just by mowing the garden and getting rid of some dead plants or weeds can make a huge amount of difference. Give the fences a lick of paint to bring them back to life and if your shed is looking a bit tired, but still in good order, then freshen it up with a clean and some bright paint. Installing decking is a quick way to give yourself a new dining and entertaining space in the garden. If the job feels too big for you, then an experienced handyman will be able to do the job for you and having your garden looking great again.