30 home improvement gems your wallet will love

5 months ago

If you took a look around your house right now how many things would need fixing? Chances are that a handful of things would need a professional’s attention. Or you would think so. With these 30 products, every small or bigger project can be completed by you without the need to hire anyone.

1. Screen repair tape that covers up holes and tears. It is made to last and will stay on any surface of the screen for a long time. Just clear the area you want to cover and cut the tape in the size you need. The problem will be solved in just 30 seconds.

2. Stretchy sofa covers that best fit couches 72–88 inches wide. They are recommended for both leather and cloth furniture. The covers are soft, thick, cozy, and durable, and can easily update your existing furniture. You can place them without the need for frequent retucking.

3. Stainless steel paint kit that transforms your kitchen appliances. It is made with 100% stainless steel. The liquid material will not leave any fingerprints and also holds magnets. All the tools you will need are included. All you will need are a roller and a brush.

4. Magnetic decorative accents ideal for your garage door. They attach to steel doors for an instant upgrade. They are made of durable UV and weather-resistant plastic that won’t rust or discolor. They will stay in place no matter the weather conditions.

5. Brass wall plates in classic design in Venetian bronze finish, ideal for warm toned walls, such as taupe, warm green, or shades of brick red. The screws are included. Make sure to shut the power off before installation to avoid electric shock. The edges of the plates are also quite sharp.

6. Bathroom faucet that works with any decorating style. It is easy to install with a 6″ deck. Its stainless steel construction makes it durable and easy to clean. It provides a clear and steady laminar stream that provides a beautiful water presentation.

7. Window film for privacy, with irregular kaleidoscope patterns that cast little rainbows in the room. You can apply this in minutes. You only need water, scissors, scraper, and towel. The film is come on a roll. You can reverse-roll it to get it to lie flat or use a hair dryer to blow its four corners.

8. Brick staining colorant kit for a permanent fix. It is very easy to use and chemically bonds with masonry materials. Original surface textures don’t get altered. A controlled amount of this dry colorant is combined with water to create a slurry. When the water evaporates, the bonding chemical changes from a liquid to a solid form.

9. Cabinet paint kit you can use without removing your cabinets. It doesn’t need stripping, priming, or top coat. It dries in a beautiful satin finish. Also, it is durable, water-based, with minimal odor, and low VOCs. It can be used on wood, laminate, and metal cabinets.

10. Magnetic spice racks that feature really strong and heavy-duty magnets. You can place them on your refrigerator to save up space in your small kitchen. It is very easy to install and adjust. They help you store and use your spices very easily and quickly.

11. Door shaft stopper that is a cost-effective option for people who want to reduce energy costs without spending a lot of money. You just have to measure the length of your door, cut the suitable size, and peel the adhesive layer off. Stick the Velcro in the door, and stick the stopper. It is recommended to use a hair dryer to preheat the glue.

12. Peel and stick floor tiles that are easily installed without any tools. You don’t have to worry about the appearance of grout. It is water-resistant and washable. Every package contains 10 tiles that each measure 0.06-In in depth. The vinyl material with a textured low luster finish provides a beautiful result.

13. Gel stain is recommended to use on woodwork, furniture, doors, molding, trim, and cabinets. The non-drip formula makes application easy, even for vertical surfaces. It’s thick-bodied, so it stays on a surface nicely. It delivers color evenly on wood and non-wood surfaces, such as metal, veneer, and fiberglass.

14. Artificial ivy that can be placed in any indoor or outdoor space. The lightweight design makes it easy to place the fence in any area. Leaves are placed closely enough to provide blockage from harsh sunlight while also allowing air flow through the open net back.

15. Drill set ideal to use on wood, metal, plastic, and masonry. It comes in a hard storage case and is portable. Also, it is easy to use in tight and confined spaces. The lithium-ion technology and 20V MAX makes it lighter, more compact, and offers longer life.

16. Front door paint that will easily help you transform the entrance of your home. It comes in a 1 quart tin that is waterproof. It may cause skin irritation and allergies, so make sure to cover your hands and mouth when using it. You may need to repeat its application a few times for good coverage.

17. Overhead garage storage rack that comes in different size, from 22″ to 40″. It is durable and strong, and the heavy duty cold-rolled steel construction provides safely loading up to 600 lbs. The rack fits all ceiling joist spacing and should not be mounted to metal walls.

18. Mouldable glue that is great for all types of home fixes. It is waterproof, heat and cold resistant, durable, removable, and electrically insulating up to 24V. It holds up to 4.4 lb on glass, ceramics, wood, metal, plaster, and most plastics. It can be used both indoors and outdoors.

19. Giant ladder that extends and also converts to A-frame. Its rock lock adjusters quickly alter your ladder into different configurations. It also features wheels for easy transport. It can hold up to 300 lbs and safety store your equipment. It also makes it to work around windows and other obstacles.

20. Rust-protective paint that protects exterior and interior surfaces like wood, metal, concrete, and masonry from water corrosion. It dries to the touch in 2–4 hours and covers up to 100 sq ft. It hides flaws and imperfections found in scratched, rusted, or pitted metals.

21. Wool furniture socks in color brown, suitable for all chair and table legs. They are very easy to fit and protect your floors from scratches. Each package includes 16 pieces of socks. They are very thick and have a high density. They are durable and can be washed in the machine.

22. Stick-on lights to be placed under your cabinets. They are battery-operated and can be controlled wirelessly through a remote control. They can be placed with screws or adhesive tape. You can adjust the brightness and set them to auto-shut mode. Also, they are touch sensitive.

23. Classic wall panels modelled after original historical patterns. Made of solid urethane for maximum durability and detail. They are lightweight and are very easy to install. They can be cut, drilled, glued, or screwed. The best part is, you can make your own shapes and sizes by simply cutting them.

24. Grout silicone whitener that is very simple to apply. You just need to wait 6–8 hours. There is no need to scrub the area of application. You can apply on tiles, around windows, sinks, baths, shower-heads, and pools. It comes in gel type and should only be used on white surfaces.

25. Drain cleaning tool that can easily grab and remove clustered hair, food, garbage, and other obstructions. The 3- pack of plastic plumbing snake unclogs shower and sink drains. It’s more environmental and less expensive than toxic chemical drain cleaners.

26. Cutlery organizer that creates more space in your drawer. They offer individual, stacked compartments for different cutlery. The bottom features a non-slip surface and are perfect for drawers with a minimum height of 8 cm. It is recommended to not overfill them.

27. Black car scratch remover you can safely use on any clearcoat, single stage, or multistage paint. It will restore the gloss and shine of your paint and bring it back to its original brilliance. Note, if you have very deep scratches that can be easily felt with the tip of your fingernail, the product may not help as much.

28. Wood markers that cover scratches, scuffs, and discoloration, and help restore the finish on furniture and cabinets. This kit features an array of color markers, paper wrapped wax sticks, and a wax stick sharpener. It ensures long-lasting and durable results.

29. Marble decorative film that comes in a 200×45 cm roll. It is self-adhesive and very easy to apply. The company has a variety of plain, frosted, floral, leaf, stained-glass, and geometric designs. This way you can update old and tacky-looking appliances and surfaces.

30. Drywall repair kit made of wall glue, resin, and carbonate cover. It’s waterproof, formaldehyde-free, and completely safe. Repair marks are virtually invisible, providing you with a solution to broken walls, wall cracks, and covering stained graffiti. The glue dries up completely in 4 hours.

Home projects and renovations can be pretty expensive. That’s why people often look into simpler solutions they can apply themselves. Luckily, Amazon offers many products that elevate and fix issues around the house without hiring a professional.

Bright Side gets commissions for purchases made through the links in this post. Reviews may have been edited for length and clarity.

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