Kitchen Remodelling

Remodelling Your Kitchen Ideas (using what is there)

The kitchen is the heart of every home. It is where families gather, where holidays are celebrated, and where many of life’s most memorable moments begin. And for most of us, it’s one of the most important rooms in our homes. So if you are thinking about remodelling your kitchen, it’s important to make good use of the space you have and design a kitchen that works for you.

If you are looking to remodel or as some will say, upcycle your kitchen, read our step to step guide with lots of tips and ideas to get you started.

Step 1: Have a Strategy when you are Remodelling

The first step to any kitchen remodelling is creating a plan. This step is especially important if you’re working with a limited budget; knowing exactly what you want and need will help you make the most of your resources.

Sit down and think about how you want your kitchen to look and function; consider what kind of layout would work best, what appliances you need, and the type of cabinetry that will suit your needs. If you’re not sure where to start, there are plenty of resources available online, in kitchen retailers or in home improvement stores that can give you lots of ideas for designing your space.

When you have a general idea of what you want, it’s time to start getting into the details. Make a list of everything that needs to be done and in what order to complete your remodel, these should include big-ticket items like new cabinets as well as smaller details like hardware and lighting fixtures. Knowing exactly what needs to be done will help keep costs under control and ensure that nothing is forgotten during the renovation process.

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DIY During Lockdown

DIY Ideas During Lockdown discussed by Eco Solutions

During this lockdown more and more people are using their time to revamp their homes, decorate, do some DIY, sort out their gardens and give everything a deep clean, and these are often the things that we don’t have the time to do. We’ve got loads of ideas and inspiration for you for all your DIY Ideas During Lockdown. So there’s never been more opportunity to take on some of those interior and exterior jobs yourself that you’ve been meaning to do for so long. Starting and finishing a DIY or cleaning project often gives you a real sense of achievement and purpose which is a really positive thing in these strange and different times. It will keep your mind and body active and give you satisfaction when each job is done.

DIY Jobs During Lockdown

DIY – Decorating – Painting, Wallpapering & Freshening Up

Have you been meaning to decorate a room for ages? If so now is the ideal time to get started, maybe repaint and freshen up a bedroom, bathroom, hallway, lounge, dining room, kitchen toilet, utility room, conservatory or teach yourself how to wallpaper using youtube videos to help you.

Use the internet to search for different room ideas, colour combinations and inspiration, Pinterest is a great site for this and you can see colour, wallpaper and furniture ideas.

Some DIY shops are delivering and some are offering a click and collect service at this time so if you get your painting and wallpapering done now you can always replace your flooring and furniture if you need to when lockdown is lifted.

If you just need to freshen up up your skirtings then Grime Go is a great product to use, just spray it on, leave it for 10 minutes, wipe it clean with a damp cloth and all those dirt and scuff marks will disappear. If you want to freshen up your sofa, armchairs or carpets then again Grime Go is a brilliant product for cleaning fabric and carpet and removing stains that may have been there for years. Just spray it on leave it to work its magic for 20 minutes and then wipe away with warm water, giving any hard to remove stains a scrub.

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Make Money from Upcycling

Make Money from Upcycling Case Studies discussed by Eco Solutions

Upcycling has really gone up a notch in the last few years as we are becoming more and more aware of the impact of disposing of material things to go into landfill. Lots of people do it as a hobby but more and more people are finding innovative ways to make money from it. Our article includes some really useful Make Money from Upcycling Case Studies as well as some really important hints and tips for amazing techniques and products which will help you on this journey to make your upcycling projects easier and less time-consuming. Using Eco Solutions cleaning, coating removing and stripping water-based, non-toxic products will make your upcycling project easier, quicker and safer.

The Case Studies Source Links are included in this article.

How to Make Money from Upcycling Furniture [Side Hustle Case Study]

17/09/2019 by Boost My Budget

Here’s the next instalment in our side hustle case study series, where real people share how they make extra money in their spare time!

In this post, Steph from Debt Free Family is sharing her cool and creative side hustle – upcycling and selling second-hand furniture.

Here’s how she does it:

How to make money from upcycling & flipping furniture

Please tell us a little about yourself and your side hustle
I’m Steph, a mum of 3 and owner of Debt Free Family, a blog where I write about my family’s journey with money. One of the ways I’ve made some extra money over the last few years is by upcycling old furniture and then reselling it.

Sometimes I go and look for furniture and other times I just come across something that someone’s throwing out, but I always look for solid wood, well-made pieces, no matter what state they’re in!

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