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Home Improvement Tricks That Everyone Should Know, According to the Experts

Country Living Logo By Jennifer Vishnevsky of Country Living | Slide 1 of 17: Staircase remodeling can cost a lot, and this trick will save you money if you do it yourself. Sarah Logan, editor of The Bunny Hub, recommends that you paint your staircase so that it looks like it has a carpet runner.“This gives you the cozy look and feel of a carpet, without the maintenance of owning a carpet,” she says.If you’re going to take on this task, remember that painting can be a bit of a messy job.“Although we cover furniture and wear old clothes, often people forget about their phone,” says Jen Stark, founder of Happy DIY Home.“Place your phone in a simple plastic Ziplock, bag and it will stay paint-free and you can still use the screen.”

1) Add a touch of color to your stairs

Staircase remodeling can cost a lot, and this trick will save you money if you do it yourself. Sarah Logan, editor of The Bunny Hub, recommends that you paint your staircase so that it looks like it has a carpet runner.“This gives you the cozy look and feel of a carpet, without the maintenance of owning a carpet,” she says.

If you’re going to take on this task, remember that painting can be a bit of a messy job.“Although we cover furniture and wear old clothes, often people forget about their phone,” says Jen Stark, founder of Happy DIY Home.“Place your phone in a simple plastic Ziplock, bag and it will stay paint-free and you can still use the screen.”

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