TIPS FROM A SERIAL RENTER
Chelsea Coulston’s military family has lived in seven homes in 10 years. Her blog, Making Home Base, chronicles their DIY adventures.
So many rentals have beige or yellow-white walls. A fresh coat of paint will give your space a clean backdrop.
TALK TO YOUR LANDLORD
“If you’re updating in a way that brings value, the majority of landlords will not only approve but be grateful for your work.” She gives her landlord the plan details, including how it will improve the property.
Rethink space to better serve your needs. Use a coat closet as a pantry or a linen closet to store toys.