GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Ready to tackle some fall DIY projects that won't bust your budget?
Greg Rossi of Home Depot stopped by KARE 11 News @4 to talk about the top fall to-do list.
Top Projects inlcude interior and exterior painting, door replacement, bathroom remodeling and deck remodeling.
Repainting a room or home exterior: Putting a fresh coat of paint on a room is the most popular DIY home improvement project because it is quick, easy and can automatically transform a room or home. Completing these projects with paint rollers and brushes is in the past, as homeowners can now complete painting projects more efficiently with a cordless, rechargeable battery powered paint sprayer.
Door replacement: New doors make a statement in your home for visitors and quickly update the look of an entryway or room. Consider security, energy efficiency, style, maintenance and practicality when selecting a new door for your home. If the door is an entryway or exterior door, you should also consider the environmental elements the door will be exposed to and the durability of the door. Fiberglass doors offer the look of real wood with the resilience of steel, and are a great option for exterior doors.
Bathroom remodeling: Quick, inexpensive bathroom updates include installing new drawer pulls, faucet handles and showerheads with the same finish for a consistent look. These small installations can change the look and feel of the entire bathroom. You may also consider refinishing your cabinets or tile instead of replacing them. With the right tools, you will be able to remodel your bathroom quickly and affordably.
Deck remodeling: Consider applying a stain to make an old deck look new again. Staining lasts longer than painting and does not chip away from the wood. First, power wash the deck 24 to 48 hours before staining. Use a portable sander to sand any rough spots and an impact driver to tighten lose screws and bolts on the deck. Clear stains last for about a year, while semi-transparent and semi-solid stains last up to three years.
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