21 genius home improvement ideas that cost under £10

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21 genius home improvement ideas that cost under £10

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Maintaining a house can seem like a mammoth task and if you have little free time or a small budget to do so, the issue becomes even more pressing. However, it's not a lost cause.

We've found some great home improvement solutions for little to no money at all. All you'll need is a small investment of time and effort. From ideas to brighten up your bathroom to tips that professional cleaners don't want you to know, we're going to spill the beans on everything!

Let's take a look…

1. Install LED push lights under kitchen cabinets

For a cheap alternative to downlighters.

2. Freshen up your tiles

With a grout pen.

3. Prevent dents and smudges on your walls

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Natural Rope Knot Door Stop

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With door stops.

4. A new doormat

modern  by Boscolo, Modern
Boscolo

Upper Park, Loughton

Boscolo

Will give a much better first impression.

5. Lubricate door and window hinges

modern  by Modern Doors Ltd, Modern Engineered Wood Transparent
Modern Doors Ltd

Ravenna Oak Internal Door Prefinished

Modern Doors Ltd

To prevent creaking.

6. Add felt pads to the feet of all your furniture

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99chairs

Wohnen Skandinavian

99chairs

To keep floors looking tip top.

7. You can use furniture polish on leather furniture

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Locus Habitat

Leather Sofa

Locus Habitat

To bring back the lustre!

8. Take the time to fill and smooth wall cracks

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ABC for the Spelling Bee, Black

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9. Add suction pad hooks

Where you need extra hanging potential.

10. Replace rusty or tarnished plugs with new ones

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Drummonds Bathrooms

Country House Barn, Surrey

Drummonds Bathrooms

11. Fresh flowers will instantly lift a stale room

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rigby & mac

Ceramic Cactus Vases

rigby & mac

12. Wall decals offer non-permanent and instant revamp opportunities!

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Vinyl Impression

Hand drawn flower (pack 1) wall stickers

Vinyl Impression

13. Replace tired old light shades

scandinavian  by Imperfect Interiors, Scandinavian
Imperfect Interiors

Open Plan 1st floor Living room

Imperfect Interiors

With funky paper ones.

14. Pack away unseasonal clothing

To declutter your wardrobe and bedroom.

15. Pop a laundry basket in your bathroom

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Tricks laundry basket

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To sidestep dirty clothing piles on the floor.

16. Clean all your light bulbs

modern  by An Artful Life, Modern
An Artful Life

Bare bulb fabric flex light

An Artful Life

To bring new sparkle to every room.

17. Home shampoo carpets and rugs

To keep them looking their best. You can even hire special vacuum cleaners for this!

18. Soak hob burners in ammonia overnight

To make them look brand new.

19. Carefully hide scent diffusers around your home

For a just cleaned smell.

20. Colour code some storage

modern  by Diagonal Furniture, Modern
Diagonal Furniture

Tomado Floor Standing Shelves

Diagonal Furniture

So everyone knows where they need to put their belongings. This is super handy for a study!

21. Finally get around to hanging all those prints you keep buying and framing

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HAM

HAM Screen Prints

HAM
HAM
HAM

For more helpful home inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: 15 borderline genius home cleaning hacks you need.

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