According to a survey by American Express, most of American families spending upward of $4,000 per year on home improvements. You can save hundreds of dollars by adopting a DIY mentality. You don’t need an expensive manual or book to get started. Youtube and Google search can often find a wide range of detailed guides on how to fix the broken part.

If you’re looking for projects, checking out the following DIY ideas to save money.

1. Make Your Own Clothes

You might think making your own clothes can be complicated. However, you can keep in simple and cheap: just modify your existing clothes. The average family spends about $1,600 on clothes. In the hot summer days, you can try cutoff shorts from your collection. Using your own creativity to imbue freshness into older clothing. Checking out these some creative ideas for modifying basic T-shirts.

2. Make Your Own Furniture

There are major people enjoy woodworking in their spare time. Woodworking can be a fun and satisfying hobby. Most woodworkers can turn this hobby into a money maker by building things for themselves or other people, such as a birthday gift or creating their kitchen desks. Some woodworkers own their carpentry business. If you’re woodworking beginners, there is no right way to start. It depends on the budget for buying a best miter saw and the experience you have with using the saw.

3. Automobile


If you drive, the car repairs could be easily have cost your budget every month. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average cost for car repair was $9,122 per year on average, for each mile driven. Furthermore, can repair can be an expensive, time-consuming hassle no one looks forward to. You can do some car jobs yourself, such as changing your wiper blade or air filter. Don’t forget to manufacturer’s recommended oil in the engine to save money. 

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