3 Budget Friendly Porch Renovation Tips
As they say, “first impressions last”, so it is important to always make your home’s first impressions establish a lasting impression on the viewer.
For this reason, it is important for homeowners to make the facade of their house impressive because it is the first thing their guests see. So the question is, “Does your porch create and leave a good impression on your visitors?”
If you think that it does not make a positive effect then it is time that for you to do a porch makeover that creates a lasting impact.
This does not necessarily mean that you have to spend a great deal of money for your porch makeover.
3 budget friendly porch renovation tips:
1. Go by the bundle
Most porches are built using bricks or “paving blocks” which are either stone or concrete. If you really want to create a makeover that is easy on the budget, always buy the bricks by the bundle. This may mean that you buy more than what you have estimated, but it is considerably cheaper than buying individual bricks. Even if there are some extra bricks left, you can always use them for additional features on your porch such as an extra area for plants.
2. Build your own
You can always save more if you build your own porch. You do not have to worry about how to construct it because there are installation instructions available that will guide you and detail how to lay each brick correctly. These are often included when you purchase bricks, “concrete pavers”, or stones.
3. Use recycled products
To save even more on your porch makeover project, use recycled porch furniture instead of the more expensive and popular items. This type of furniture is generally constructed of recycled plastic. In this way, you not only save more money but you are contributing to the preservation of the environment by eliminating the massive disposal of plastic.
The bottom line is that in order to create a lasting impression on your visitors by having an attractive porch, be more creative by using materials that are not expensive but can look as good as the pricey items.
Always keep in mind that beauty has nothing to do with the types of material used or how much was spent to renovate your porch; it is based on your creativity and resourcefulness.