29 Things Under $30 at Amazon That Will Dramatically Upgrade Your Home
These days, as the cost of just about everything increases, the best way to stretch money is to be smart with it. Could your space use a minor refresh? These affordable home upgrades just might do the trick.
Let’s face it, the cost of everything is skyrocketing. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a comfortable lifestyle without breaking the bank.
One way to make our money stretch farther is to scrimp on—or eliminate—things that don’t matter to have money for things that do. These inexpensive finds on Amazon prove it doesn’t have to cost a lot to make a dramatic home improvement.
Peel and Stick Backsplash 5-Tiles
Made of aluminum, but this backsplash looks just like stainless steel. Heat and water resistant, these tiles are a cinch to install. And what a dramatic change a new backsplash can make to upgrade the entire kitchen.
Expandable Drawer Organizer
This drawer organizer is expandable and adjustable to fit just about any drawer space. Designed with 6-8 compartments depending on how you configure it, the organizer is the perfect way to keep silverware, utensils, art supplies and more organized so you know what you have.
Garage Door Magnetic Faux Hardware
Could your home use a curb appeal upgrade? This set of magnetic faux handles and hinges just might do the trick. The hardware secures easily to your metal garage door with strong magnets, no tools required They stay in place security no matter how many times you open and close the doors. Check the 9,060 reviews averaging 4.8 stars!
Avantek Wireless Doorbell Kit
This wireless doorbell comes with two transmitters, has 52 melodies, 5 volume levels, built-in speakers, and a range of 1,300 feet. Batteries (included) generally last for 3 years.
Roll Up Dish Drying Rack
What a versatile kitchen tool this is! Because it is so flexible, I roll mine up to store. Unrolled, it’s a drying rack and drainer in one because it sits over the sink. I use mine as a cooling rack for cookies, bread, etc. It’s a great trivet to set in the middle of the table to handle hot casseroles, pizza and so forth. So much love.
4-Pak Seasonal Storage Bags
These storage bags, with clear windows to see what’s inside—are perfect for storing sweaters, jackets, shirts, pants—you name it! Keeps everything clean and dust-free. Also ideal for bedding, linens, blankets, and seasonal pillows. At about $3 each, an excellent bargain that promotes household organization.
Mop and Broom Holder
What a perfect solution to mops and brooms that end up on the floor and in the way. This utility piece has 5 positions for pole-like things 6 hooks to hold up to 11 tools. So handy, I need two—one in the garage, and one in my broom closet.
Netgear Wi-Fi Range Extender
Some of us experience Wi-Fi service in our homes that is less than satisfactory—it’s just so spotty. There might be a strong signal in the kitchen, and next-to-none in the upstairs bedroom. That is the kind of situation this Netgear Wi-Fi Range Extender fixes. Not a bad price for what it does in freeing you from daily frustration.
This gadget helps boost the spotty Wi-Fi signal inside a home—up to 1,000 feet! Supports up to 15 devices, too. Requires all of about 5 minutes to install.
Stick-On Faux Marble
The adhesive backing makes it so easy to apply—countertops, tables, backsplashes, and drawers. Like putting on a big sticker. And it’s removable. Waterproof, too! Honestly? It looks like the real deal. So much fun to turn a plain side table or vanity into what looks for all the world like a charming, modern, one-of-a-kind find.
Smart Garage Door Controller
Wait! Can’t remember if you left the garage door open? With this smart garage door controller, you can check your smartphone to find out. You can also use the downloadable app to open your garage remotely to let someone in when they forgot their key or for deliveries. Then you can close it to secure your home and garage—from anywhere in the world with an internet connection. So … smart!
Thin and Slim Wireless Charging Pad
What a slick, handy, super-useful gadget. This wireless charger is hassle-free of plugs and cables to keep your desktop or nightstand neat and organized. Supports (ready? The list is long) all enabled wireless charging devices or devices with receivers such as for iPhone 13/13 mini/13 Pro/13 Pro Max/iPhone 12/12 mini/12 Pro/12 Pro Max/11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max/XS MAX/XR/XS/X/8/8 Plus/SE2/Airpod/Airpods Pro; Samsung Galaxy S20/S20+/S10/S10+/S10E/S9Galaxy Note 20/20+/10/10+/ S9/S9+/S8/S8+; Google Pixel 4/4XL/3/3XL, Google Nexus 7 ; LG G7/6/6 plus/S6/S6 Edge/S6 Edge Plus/Moto Droid Turbo, Nexus 5/7/4, Nokia Lumia 1020/920/928Droid Mini and Other Enabled Phones. Whew!
Kitchen Faucet Head Replacement
Read the descriptions and specifications, but chances are very good you can replace your ordinary one-trick-pony kitchen faucet head with this super duper upgrade. This kitchen sink sprayer head has three functions, stream, spray and pause. Simply press and release the button to switch from regular stream to spray. Keep pressing the round button at the top, which will pause the water flow. Choose from 4 finishes.
All-Season Comforter Duvet Insert
With its classic style, this down comforter is suitable for all-season use. The uniform tile-like stitching is versatile and looks good, too. This comforter can be used just as a comforter or as a duvet insert to match with your favorite duvet cover. An excellent alternative to a high-end, expensive down comforter. Choose from a bunch of nice colors.
Smart Light Bulbs
While these smart light bulbs work with Alexa and Google Assistant—just give a voice command without leaving your recliner to control the light—you don’t require either. You can also use the downloadable smartphone app to adjust brightness, color, and even set a schedule for the light in your home to come on and turn off.
6-Piece Refrigerator Organizer Bins
These fridge organizing bins pretty much speak for themselves. Just having things organized in a way that you can see what you have in there goes a long way to throwing out less food that has spoiled and heading off the heartbreak running out.
Shower Caddy Basket Shelf with Hooks
This is such a good find! The shower caddy is easy and quick to install. No drilling and tools are required. The strong adhesive adheres to the wall without giving up after an extended time. Much more durable and sturdier than the suction cup alternative. Made of 304 stainless steel. Rustproof, non-fading, scratch-resistant and durable. No more worries about heavy items falling. And so much more attractive than trying to balance items on a windowsill or the edge of the tub.
Closet space limited? More pants and shirts on the floor than on hangers? Well, here’s a great solution. One space-saving hanger can hold up to 5 pairs of pants, jeans, or scarves. made of stainless steel, this is not a hanger that’s going to break, bend or rust anytime soon.
Rechargeable Bluetooth Speaker
This Bluetooth portable speaker contains the highest quality components. That means at maximum volume, you will enjoy zero distortion. Suitable for indoor and outdoor use, enjoy a range of 100 feet of constant, uninterrupted music. Water-resistant, splashproof which makes it the ideal shower speaker or for trips to the beach or pool. Powerful battery life of up to 14 hours.
Pour-Over Coffee Maker With A Reusable Filter
Manual pour-over coffee maker allows you to brew an excellent cup of coffee in minutes. Includes a permanent, stainless steel mesh filter that helps extract coffee’s aromatic oils and subtle flavors instead of being absorbed by a paper filter. Made of durable, heat-resistant borosilicate glass with cork dand detailing that is both functional and elegant. Quick and easy: simply add coarsely ground coffee to filter, pour a small amount of boiling water in a circular motion over grinds until soaked, then add the remaining water and allow to drip. Dishwasher safe
360 Indoor Security Camera
Get alerts on your smartphone whenever motion or sound is detected from 30 feet, even at night. Customize up to 4 activity zones which are important to make most use of cameras for home security suc as pet camera or nanny cam.
Solid Thermal Blackout Curtains
What an excellent way to keep cooled air inside during the summer and cold air out during winter. Comes with 2 panels in a variety of colors. Each panel constructed with a rod pocket.
Cool Mist Humidifier
If you long to eliminate suffering from the terrible effects of dry air?, don’t struggle with cheap, flimsy and leaky humidifiers! This quality ultrasonic humidifier is the one you’re looking for. It pumps relief immediately and effectively. You’ll feel better in minutes!
Vanity Mirror Lights Kit
This LED lights kit turns any ordinary mirror into a beautiful vanity mirror. Switch around from cool to neutral or warm light. So many possibilities!
Faux Fur Rug
There’s nothing like a Sheepskin Fur Rug to warm up any area—bringing a bit of playfulness to a nursery or kids’ room. Don’t worry! It’s fake and softer than ou can even imagine. Available in a bunch of fun colors and sizes!
Touchless Soap Dispenser
Ok so this is pure luxury, but isn’t it lovely? No more dumping or pumping half the contents of the ordinary soap container (kids, do you hear me?). This little machine portions out just the right amount without touching a thing! Maybe it will prompt the kiddos to wash their hands more often and without being told. We can hope 🙂
End Table Couch Table
Take it from me and my family, this is so handy. We have three such tables and boy do they get a workout. This table’s C shape makes this couch table perfect because it first exactly into the position you desire. And isn’t it pretty?
Wide-Mouth Glass Jars With Airtight Lids
With Christmas gift-giving on our minds, these jars offer a tremendous bargain. And they came with labels. These are the kind of containers your gift-ees will continue to enjoy long after the contents have been enjoyed!
Remote Controlled Candles with Fake Flickering Flames
There are fake battery-operated candles out there that, let’s just say it: Look totally fake! And then we have these. So beautiful, so realistic! But totally safe. Yes, you may leave the room while these are still “burning.” And just in time for Fall. What a beautiful color.
Motion-Activated Under-Bed Light
If you’ve ever been kept awake all night by the nightlight shining brightly ready to keep you from falling on your head should you need to get up before morning, I don’t think we require much explanation here. This is awesome—motion detection under-bed light. Brilliant!
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Under the bed nightlight! how clever!