Simple Upgrades to Make Your Home Look Custom Built


We’ve compiled a list of small upgrades to make any home feel custom built. Organized by room, these tips will add a personalized feel to a builder grade or standard home without making any major changes. To dispose of any waste made by your upgrades, consider a bin rental to conveniently get rid of your clutter and waste all at once! To get a quote, simply fill out this form and a representative will respond shortly. Have fun customizing your space!

  • Make builder grade kitchen cabinets look custom. Paint or stain standard or outdated cabinets to make them more unique! Add a pop of colour or refresh the cabinets to make them feel like new. Adding moulding to cabinet doors is also a great way to make cabinets look unique!

  • Add moulding to your kitchen island to give a customized look

  • Replace or paint standard cabinet knobs and pulls. A unique shape or colour gives the impression that your kitchen was custom designed

  • Replace builder grade light fixtures

  • Replace light switches with sleek, screw-free switches

  • Change the register vents to a more sleek design that matches your flooring

  • Add mouldings. Moulding can be used in so many ways to make a home feel custom! This includes crown mouldings, wainscoting, thick baseboards, and other kinds of architectural details make any room look custom designed. Most are not difficult to install or costly, but make a huge impact on the look of the room!

  • Update your builder grade mirror. There are many affordable and nice mirror options online, or just add a trim around your existing mirror. This small change elevates the entire space, and makes it feel more unique.

  • Replace existing cabinet hardware. Another simple and inexpensive change that adds personality to the entire room.

  • Create built-ins. built in cabinets are a great way to add storage and make the best use of a small space. Include both open storage for display items, and closed storage for things you would prefer to be tucked away. 

  • Raise your curtains. Hang curtains high to give the illusion of higher ceilings, making your space appear grander and larger.