Are you thinking about home improvements?  Maybe a little face-lift but worry about over spending? Well, there’s no reason why you should – provided you plan, set a budget, and then tackle just those projects that prevent buyer’s remorse.

Here are few ideas to help get you started:

Add curb appeal. Make coming home more enjoyable by adding color with seasonal plantings, painting your front door an inviting color, and updating exterior lighting.

Add decorative shutters. Speaking of curb appeal, shutters can give an otherwise plain home façade some much-needed character.

Update kitchen cabinets. Don’t have the budget for a full kitchen remodel? Breathe new life into your existing kitchen by painting the cabinets while adding new hardware.


Add an accent wall. Whether it’s a striking color, a bold pattern, or rustic shiplap, an accent wall will lend instant visual interest to any room. Take it a step further and add coordinating elements such as an area rug, throw pillows, or lamps for a polished, harmonious look.

Camouflage your television. Transform this family must-have into a design element with a little picture frame molding. Also, eliminate the eye sore of tangled wires by having them run behind the wall.

Install a bathroom vent. An unvented, steamy bathroom can lead to warped cabinetry, peeling paint, and worse – mold. If your bathroom doesn’t have a properly-working vent fan, this is one upgrade you can’t afford to skip.

Update flooring. Whether it’s steam cleaning stained wall-to-wall carpet, replacing a worn-out area rug, or ripping out dated, peeling vinyl you can’t stand to look at anymore, this upgrade will dramatically change the look and feel of a room.

Update interior lighting. Lighting is an easy way to change the mood of a space. Add task lighting under kitchen cabinets, replace dated chandeliers, and install wall sconces on either side of your bed to declutter nightstands. You also can reduce harsh overhead lighting by installing dimmer switches in living and dining areas.

Indoors or out, Burton can help liven up your home improvements with a creative lighting scheme expertly installed by our own electricians.  Task lighting under your kitchen cabinets, footpath lighting, spotlights to feature valuable art work, and so much more, Burton has the right lighting solutions for any home and budget. Contact us today for more information and a custom proposal.