Homeowner Hacks: Money Saving Outdoor Projects

By Home Bay

Posted on April 26th, 2016

Looking for the perfect home project to add a little more pizzazz to your patio? Want to figure out how to hide that ugly air conditioner? Seeking affordable ways to update your home’s entry way without breaking the bank? Don’t over complicate it! Whether you’re a seller looking to create some curb appeal a homeowner looking to give your outdoor space a makeover, one of the homeowner hacks listed below may be just what you’ve been searching for!

Give Your Door a Healthy Dose of Color

Changing your front door can refresh the whole look of your home. Use this handy front door paint app to choose your color — and don’t be afraid to go bold!


Photo source: Modern Master Cafe

Transform Your Walking Path

Make your yard look professionally landscaped by upgrading your sidewalks and walking paths. Use pavers or bricks for edging, cement to make durable faux tiles or gravel and pavers for a modern look. Feeling extra motivated? Add a few floral accents and solar lights to take things up a notch.


Photo source: frugalcouponliving.com

Chic (And Cheap) Planter Hacks

Large planters that make a statement can be expensive, so why not try fashioning your own? Use a couple of smaller pots put together or even an Ikea fruit bowl to make creative planters.


Photo source: apartmenttherapy.com

DIY Rope Patio Furniture

Save some money on outdoor furniture by making these fun and comfy nautical-themed seats out of old tires and rope.


Photo source: stylemepretty.com

Pest Control Plants

If you’re in a mosquito-prone area, you’ll appreciate this hack. With a couple of strategically-placed pest control plants, you can make your patio more habitable in no time.


Photo source: World In Green Blog

AC Unit Cover-Up

Tired of that unsightly AC unit in the back of your home? Use plants or natural wood lattice to make an elegant screen.


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