Easy home updating
The average kitchen remodel costs a staggering ,856 — and high-end ones average ,909. But you don't need to shell out big bucks to make a big impact in an outdated kitchen.Whether you've lived in your house for years or you just got the keys, here are some easy ways to give it a refresh:1. "Changing out cabinetry hardware is one of the easiest and quickest updates," says HGTV's Scott Mc Gillivray, author of .Look for colorful options or Scott's favorite, a brushed nickel finish.But resist the temptation to get something too personal or cutesy.The countertop was black, so she picked a light gray for the uppers and lime green for the lower cabinets to brighten things up.
), so instead, she gave the cabinetry a fresh coat of paint.An orange fridge might be too bold (and too expensive) for most homeowners.