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  • All of these are renter-friendly unless your rental came furnished.
  • Restain or paint wooden furniture (requires sander or stripper, and sealant, stain and finish or primer, paint and sealer)
  • Reupholster furniture (Requires upholstery fabric, sewing machine, staple gun, flat-head screwdriver, hammer, and pliers, and may require batting, piping, buttons, and zippers)
  • Rust-Oleum Furniture Transformations: Kit for painting furniture without sanding, stripping, or priming (Requires kit, brush, and roller)
  • Paint leather furniture (Requires leather deglazer/prepper, leather paint, finisher, and brushes)
  • Paint vinyl furniture (Requires degreaser, painter’s tape, vinyl spray paint)
  • Paint fabric furniture (Requires fabric medium, latex paint, spray bottle, brush, and sandpaper)
  • Cover furniture with slipcovers or tablecloths
  • Pair furniture with throws or accent pillows

Step Three: Plan Within Restrictions (Even If You Don’t Have Any)

 Even if you own your home and can knock down walls with reckless abandon, imagine the renovation you would plan if you were limited to cosmetic changes, new furniture, and repurposing spaces.  Often, lack of space is cited as a motivator for renovating, but it’s possible that a new layout or some storage tricks may open up more space than you realized you had.

  • Kitchen Organization Ideas to Maximize Storage Space

  • How to Design and Layout a Small Living Room
  • The Best Small-Space Furniture
  • How to Get Organized When You Live in a Small House
  • Ways to Organize Your Tiny Apartment
  • Utilizing Wasted Space
  • Ways to Make a Small Space Feel So Much Bigger


  • Make windows look larger with curtain size and placement (Requires curtains, curtain rod, rod-hanging hardware, and drill/screwdriver)
  • Apply decorative window film (Requires film, spray bottle, no tears baby shampoo, measuring tool, cutting tool, and squeegee)
  • Use tension rods to hang window treatments (Requires tension rod, curtains, measuring tool)
  • Use clear contact paper for privacy window film (Requires contact paper, window cleaner or spray bottle and no tears baby shampoo, measuring tool, cutting tool, and squeegee or card for smoothing)
  • Make window muntins (Requires molding, measuring tool, cutting tool, paint, brush, double-sided tape, and sandpaper)


  • Rust-Oleum Countertop Transformations: Paint and epoxy kits to make laminate countertops look like granite  (Requires kit, brush, roller, and painter’s tape)
  • Giani Countertop Paint Kits: Paint and epoxy sets to make laminate countertops look like marble, granite, or slate  (Requires kit and painter’s tape)

  • EZ Faux Decor Countertop Films: Peel and stick films designed to look like granite and marble. (Requires film, measuring tool, cutting tool, and card for smoothing)
  • Rust-Oleum Countertop Coating: Paint for laminate countertops without epoxy. (Requires paint, painter’s tape, roller, and brush)
  • Painting without a kit: Using your own mix of paints and sealants to change the look of laminate countertops (Requires paints, painter’s tape, brushes, rollers, sponges, and possibly epoxy)
  • Contact paper: Peel and stick paper (Requires contact paper, measuring tool, cutting tool, and card for smoothing)
  • Large cutting board: Hide as much countertop as possible under big cutting boards.


  • Install a tile backsplash (Requires tiles, tile cutter, thinset, level, spacers, trowel, float, grout, sponge)
  • Paneling backsplash (Requires beadboard or other wall panel, cutting tool, measuring tool, liquid adhesive, nail gun, screwdriver, caulk, spackle, and sandpaper)
  • Peel and stick backsplash (Requires peel and stick tiles, measuring tool, cutting tool)
  • Paint existing tile backsplash (Requires sandpaper, painter’s tape, latex primer, brush, roller, and paint)
  • Peel and stick wallpaper or contact paper backsplash (Requires adhesive wallpaper or contact paper, measuring tool, or cutting tool)


  • Remove and replace the cabinets (Requires drill/screwdriver, hammer, pry bar, saber saw, wood glue, level, and measuring tool)
  • Reface cabinets (Requires drill/screwdriver, sander, filler, deglosser, contact cement, veneers, measuring tool, cutting tool, mill file, stain and sealant)
  • Replace cabinet doors (Requires drill/screwdriver)
  • Vinyl cabinet wraps: Like the wraps on cars, but on a cabinet. (Requires wraps, drill/screwdriver, heat gun/blow dryer, measuring tool, cutting tool)
  • Paint or stain without a kit: Use your own paint or stain (Requires sander, sandpaper, primer and paint or stain and sealant, roller, brush, and painter’s tape)
  • Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformations: Kit to paint cabinets with no sanding, stripping, or priming (Requires kit, brush, roller, and painter’s tape)
  • Contact paper: Similar to the vinyl wraps, but using peel and stick contact paper instead (Requires contact paper, measuring tool, cutting tool, and card for smoothing)
  • Replace or paint hardware (Requires drill/screwdriver, new hardware or paint, and possibly filler)


  • Remove and replace floorboards (Depending on the type of flooring, may require gloves, kneepads, claw hammer, pry bar, drill/screwdriver, pipe and cable detector, jigsaw, scraper, leveling compound, measuring tool, nail gun, flooring, underlayment, band saw, and a mallet)
  • Remove and replace carpet (Requires cutting tool, duct tape, gloves, dust mask, pliers, pry bar, hammer, tack strips, measuring tool, carpet pad, carpet, nails, knee kicker, carpet tucker,  power stretcher, and wall trimmer)
  • Refinish wood floors (Requires floor buffer, sandpaper, vacuum, respirator, roller, paint brush, stain, and sealant)
  • Loose lay flooring: Lay unanchored, floating flooring over preexisting floors (Requires flooring, cutting tool, and measuring tool)
  • Peel and stick flooring (Requires peel and stick planks, tiles, or carpet squares, cutting tool, and measuring tool)
  • Paint floors (Requires scraper, paint, roller,and brush)
  • Contact paper (Requires measuring tool, cutting tool, contact paper, and, optionally, sealant)
  • Cover flooring with large rugs

Step One: Clean

Cleaning is the first step of any renovation process.  In some cases, a thorough deep cleaning may be all your living space needs.  Check out the last five to ten minutes of any given episode of How Clean Is Your House?:  The show premiered in 2003, and most of the decor of the featured homes was outdated even then.  But after cleaning and organizing, all the houses look lovely.  You don’t have to be a hoarder to see the positive effects of cleaning your space.

  • DIY Cleaning Product Recipes
  • Doing Housework from a Wheelchair
  • Cleaning with MS
  • Helpful Tips for Cleaning and Organizing When You’re Chronically Ill
  • Hacks That Can Make Cleaning Easier If You Have a Chronic Illness

  • The Low Mobility Guide to Cleaning Your Home
  • The Depression/Messy House Cycle
  • Tips for Keeping a Clean House When You Are Depressed

  • ADHD Housekeeping Made Easy
  • Easy Tips for Simplifying ADHD and House Cleaning

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