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  • Do It Yourself Upgrades For Under $100

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    If you're looking to update the look of your home for under $100, take a look at some of these ideas courtesy of This Old House. Be sure to remember that in the cold weather, the most important thing to take care of is your roof and gutters, so be sure to call Reilly Painting for your roof inspection/repair and our gutter cleaning service!

    1) Add Carved Corbels Under Your Breakfast Bar

    How to do it: Check salvage yards for Victorian-era ones with patina for an extra flourish in the eating area.

    Estimated cost: Two 30-inch-high-by-19-inch-deep Queen Anne–style corbels, about 95; Capitol Salvage

    2) Hook Yourself Up

    How to do it: Wall-mount a row of hooks above your kitchen counter to keep dish towels and measuring cups at the ready.

    Estimated cost: Polished chrome Alno utility hooks, about 8 each; Knobs and Hardware

    3) Make Your Sink Do Double Duty

    How to do it: Fit an undermount sink with a cutting board for more prep space. Measure the length and width of the basin, adding ½ inch to each side. Trim a piece of butcher block to size with a jigsaw. Then create a lip around its underside so that it will rest on the edge of the counter.

    Estimated cost: 18-by-12-inch maple block, about 86; Butcher Block Co.

    Read more at This Old House

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