201414210633927Most people associate home improvement project with the spring and summer due to more comfortable temperatures. While outside projects are great for this time of year, winter is the perfect time to tackle inside jobs.


Whether painting one room or your entire home, a coat of fresh paint can spruce up any area. Head down to your local hardware or paint store to get some ideas. You can go all neutral, or play around with color. If you are looking for a smaller project, use your living room, bedroom, or kitchen to paint an accent wall.

Basement Remodeling and Bathroom Remodeling

Winter months are perfect for remodeling projects like updating your bathroom or finishing your basement. This time of year can be a great time to work with contractors because it is not their busy or peak season so you may be able to get more attractive rates and timelines. You can find more ideas for remodeling projects here: Basement Finishing Ideas.

Kitchen Cabinets

Updating your cabinets can be the perfect project to give your kitchen a more modern look without breaking the bank. It’s up to you whether you want to install brand new cabinets or just go with a simple refinishing or refacing.

Add a Backsplash

A little DIY project that can add a lot of wow to your kitchen is adding a backsplash. This is a fairly inexpensive project that allows you to add personality to your kitchen. Whether you go with a solid color or a pattern tile, you will surely notice a big difference in the appearance of your kitchen when the project is finished.

Redesign a Closet

Closets can easily become messy and unorganized. There are all sorts of closet organization components out there. Shoe organizers, cubes, and shelves can work together to create an organizational system that will keep your closet neat and tidy. Add a light and full length mirror to a walk in closet to create a built-in dressing room. Your can even add an electrical outlet and a fold down ironing board. Get creative and design a functional closet for your clothes and accessories.

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