Flashback Friday: Our 61 Best Home Improvement Hacks Ever

Home improvements can be fun in theory, but can quickly turn into costly, nightmarish disasters — especially if you're new to the DIY game. One wrong nail placement or bargain paint color can tarnish the beauty of your sacred space. Luckily, there is a wealth of information available to make rookie DIYers feel like seasoned veterans. And we've got some of the best, money-saving DIY home hacks around.

Here's a roundup of the 61 best home improvement hacks we've ever shared.

9 Home Improvements You Should Always Negotiate — There are just some home projects that you cannot or should not do yourself. So when bringing in a pro, you'll need the right info to use as a bargaining tool. These will get you the right price for the job that needs to be done.

10 Cool DIY Home Improvements for $20 or Less — Maybe you're only looking to add a little pizazz to one room, or change the vibe of your home's exterior. These frugal home improvements will give your house a lovely lift without emptying your wallet.

15 Cool DIY Home Improvements for $50 or Less — Surprisingly, you can make tons of amazing changes to your home with just $50 or less! Put in a little elbow grease and your crisp Ulysses (why is there no cool nickname for a $50 bill?) and you're good to go.

Boost Your Home's Value With These 5 Projects — Not only will these home improvement projects make your house look stellar, but it'll also boost its value. Money well spent, indeed.

6 Surprising Ways to Maximize Your Savings at Home Depot — There are few home improvements you can do without taking a trip to Home Depot. So in order to get the best price for your supplies, here are six savings hacks to keep your overall spending to a minimum.

Recoup More of Your Investment: 8 Home Improvements That Add the Most Value — These are bigger projects that will probably require the help of home improvement professionals. However, in the end you'll have a home you love living in, and the peace of mind that your home's value just went up.

8 DIY Backyard Home Improvements That Save You Big — Don't underestimate the aesthetic power of a landscaped backyard. It can completely change the way you unwind on the weekends, the way you see your home, and the overall value of your house. And these backyard projects are ones you can easily do yourself!

How do you save money on home improvements? Share with us in the comments!

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