10 low-cost home improvements

Fixes for every room

You can spiff up your home without spending tens of thousands of dollars.

Sure, there's a place for major home improvement projects like renovating a kitchen or adding a family room.

But if your budget just doesn't allow for spending $15,000 to redo a bathroom — that's the average cost for this project, according to Remodeling magazine — we've got some more economical options for improving your home's style.

In fact, you might be surprised just how little you'll have to spend to see a difference.

Our 10 smart, low-cost home improvements will make your house more comfortable and appealing for less than $2,000 — a lot less in most cases.