With the holidays fast approaching, households are busy finishing DIY and remodeling projects, just intime for Christmas and New Year..

Fortunately, you can complete many small home renovation projects in a short period of time, while working within your budget. To accomplish this, ensure to get all your remodeling ideas estimated through CostCertified.

Read on to learn seven exciting ways you can remodel your home for the holidays.


Repainting is an easy and affordable way of updating the style of your home. Start your home remodeling project by applying a fresh coat of paint.

Man painting wall

Depending on the size of the room and the amount of prep work needed to complete, you can easily repaint most rooms in a day or two. When painting your home’s exterior, remember low temperatures can affect how paint adheres to the walls.


Replacing your light fixtures can add both functional and aesthetic properties to your home. For instance, upgrading or adding outdoor lighting can help add security to your home by deterring thieves and intruders, whilst adding a touch of style to your property. However, when installing new electrical wirong or a juction box, it’s best to hire a certified electrician for safety reasons.


Changing up your home’s flooring can make a huge difference. You can go for a quick easy option like a new rug. Or a more permanent choice would be carpets, hardwood flooring or laminate flooring.

Herringbone flooring with stylish seat

It is possible to fit flooring yourself with the correct tools, especially if you’re in a rush before relatives and friends come to visit, although hiring a professional means you can garantee a good finish.

Renovate your Bathroom

Since you’re working on a tight deadline, there’s only so much you can do when renovating your bathroom this holiday season. Only replace existing fixtures such as taps, sinks, counters, and tiles. Tearing down walls and moving plumbing lines can be quite time-consuming, therefore, opt for a minimal remodeling project when it comes to the bathroom.

Once you have more time, have a qualified professional remodeler assess the bathroom to determine if your plans are possible, the total amount of time your project will take, and whether your budget will cover all the changes your looking to make.

New Appliances

You can easily choose to replace your electric oven with a gas oven, or add a mini-fridge to store your drinks when entertaining. Fortunately, new appliances can easily be purchased, shipped, and installed within a week. However, the duration of time the remodeling takes will also depend on whether you’re switching out utilities or changing the appliances’ location too.

Kitchen renovation

During the holiday season, the kitchen needs to be easily accessible, easy to use, and inviting. There’s no better way to achieve this than to install a new backsplash.

White kitchen cupboards with wooden worktops and wooden backsplash

If you have the time and the budget also concider adding new countertops and a kitchen island too, as it will increase work space and transform the kitchen.

Improve Curb Appeal

Spruce up your front porch by upgrading your mailbox, adding flower pots, or lighting up the exterior. The front door is also another place where you can easily upgrade and add some flair to your home. There are various front doors to choose from; find one within your budget, and exudes your style. If you want to make the process more affordable, opt to repaint your current front door.


Holidays are meant to be spent with friends and family. Hence, it’s natural to look at your home and want more out of it. We hope the above ideas will inspire you to start remodeling your home for this holiday season. If you want the best results, don’t hesitate to hire a contractor or remodeler to do the job. They are professionals and will ensure the job is done well.