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4 Tips to Renovate Your Kitchen on a Budget
March 13, 2020

With spring just around the corner, we know you’re itching to refresh your space. But home renovations don’t come cheap, right?

Wrong! There are plenty of tricks and tips that will help you transform your kitchen for as little as $100. And when we say transform, we mean it!

Let’s take a look at some of our top tips to help renovate your kitchen on a budget.

Laminate Countertops are a great option for renovating your kitchen while under a budget.
Laminate Countertops are a great option for renovating your kitchen while under a budget.

01.

Laminate Countertops

Laminate Countertops

Do you want new countertops, but don’t want them to take up your entire budget (and then some)? Laminate countertops are the answer. They’re ultra-durable, super easy to clean, and come in a variety of styles such as marble, steel, and wood. Yes, they’re made of plastic and particleboard; however, they’ve proven to stay in their best shape for years to come.

Here are just some perks of laminate countertops!

  • Closely resemble real stone, steel, wood, etc.
  • Achieve a high style at half the cost
  • More impact-resistant than stone

Most home improvement shops sell laminate countertops, so take the chance and explore this affordable option.

MR Direct is now offering an innovative product, SinkLink, which gives you the option to mount an undermount sink in a laminate countertop.
MR Direct is now offering an innovative product, SinkLink, which gives you the option to mount an undermount sink in a laminate countertop.

02.

New Sink, Made Simple

New Sink, Made Simple

If we’ve convinced you that laminate countertops will work best in your remodel, we have good news! When choosing a new sink, you don’t have to stick to topmount sinks only. It’s now easier than ever to install an undermount sink into your kitchen with MR Direct’s newest innovative product, SinkLink! This key installation piece perfectly conjoins the laminate countertop with the undermount sink, providing a flawless flushed finish.

PRO TIP: Undermount sinks offer a sleek and stylish appeal, giving your home’s design a high-end look and feel.

PRO TIP: Undermount sinks offer a sleek and stylish appeal, giving your home’s design a high-end look and feel.

Update your faucet with a spring-spout faucet or a traditional pull-out faucet, giving your kitchen a facelift.
Update your faucet with a spring-spout faucet or a traditional pull-out faucet, giving your kitchen a facelift.

03.

Update your Faucets

Update your Faucets

If an entire new sink is too much, you can give your kitchen a surprisingly effective facelift with some new faucets.

From a trendy spring-spout faucet to a traditional pull-out faucet, changing out your faucets can go a long way with little work.

Plus, they are an affordable change and are easy to install, making this an excellent afternoon DIY project that won’t break the bank.

Use vinyl or linoleum for a quick faux tile look inside of your kitchen or bathroom.
Use vinyl or linoleum for a quick faux tile look inside of your kitchen or bathroom.

04.

Skip the Tile

Skip the Tile

Most people want tile in their home, but it takes a long time to install and maintenance can be a pain. Tile owners fight a constant battle with cracks and mold, making daily cleaning a long term project with no end.

Save yourself the money and time by opting for vinyl or linoleum. Vinyl is super durable and reduces noise, while linoleum is antibacterial and temperature resistant (to keep your feet from freezing on cold mornings). Can your tile do all that?

It’s time for a kitchen remodel, but there’s no need to rip your home (or your bank account) apart. Instead, choose one of our tips to renovate on a budget and enjoy a new look for less.