10 (Non-Renovation) Renovation Ideas For Renters

updated Mar 11, 2020
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If you’re a renter, then you’re probably thinking about taking a mental checkout from our October theme (Green Building and Renovating). I can’t renovate. I can’t even paint! you think. Don’t worry, my friend. We have solutions for you, too! We call it the non-renovation renovation— temporary yet effective ways to dramatically change your home without sacrificing your security deposit. Here are 10 ideas to kick it off, but more will be coming all month long:

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DIY Kitchen Upgrades (Image credit: Apartment Therapy)


1 DIY Kitchen Upgrades
2 Dazzling Dividers: The Non-Renovation Renovation
3 Add Removable Privacy to Any Door with Cornstarch
4 Eco-Friendly Non-Permanent Flooring for a Rental Kitchen?
5 Perfect for Renters: 6 Blackboard Backsplashes


6 10 Temporary Removable Products for Renters
7 DIY Insulate Water Pipes
8 DIY Faux Concrete Floor
9 Solar Power Near You: One Nation Off the Grid
10 Snapping Deck Tiles by VIFAH

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