157-tools-diyWhatever your reason for remodeling, whether it is to update your current space in the hopes that you’ll someday make that money back on a resale, or if you’re renovating an investment property of some sort, your goal is to likely spend as little as possible (within reason) and get more back in return.

While a full remodel may be a great option for many, not everyone has that in the current budget. Luckily there are many ways to make positive changes that will make a big difference (and save some money in the bank).

What to update

We liked this article on Investment Property Remodels, which gave some good tips about what areas of the kitchen to look into remodeling, suggested updates and approximate costs.

Keep in mind that DIY isn’t always the best way to go.  Mistakes are costly, and sometimes a trained professional can get the job done at a fraction of the time and cost it would require you to do it (and fix it).

Take a look at the DIY Remodel Guide for pointers on what you should attempt to handle on your own: