TODAY | June 05, 2013
>> get your place looking new on a budget.
>>> all right. you know how it is, you've lived in the same place for so many years and tired of the outdated cabinets, but don't have the money to renovate.
>> john desylvia, host of diy network 's "rescue my renovation" have some ideas to give you the most bang for your buck .
>> good morning.
>> i know a lot of us have the same old fridge, you're just sick of everything.
>> and one dingy thing can spoil everything.
>> budget renovations, right? n now. you don't have the money -- you go out and buy this $5 a can. two cans, a spray paint . you can get a stainless steel look getting rid of this old white look.
>> so you left it striped like that to be cool?
>> to show a before and after.
>> it's retrokind of like the jetsons here.
>> we were going to spray here, but we can't have it in the studio. on the diy network , we always renovate kitchens for free, so people don't have the money to update their kitchens. i always see old laminates, they don't know what to do with it.
>> wow. rust oleum, and it's a long process, but they give you a dvd and bring you through the whole process, step by step .
>> what's it cost?
>> instead of 15,000, maybe.
>> the average kitchen countertop, $5,000 to $10,000 easy.
>> what do you do? how does the process work ?
>> there are so many different steps. we don't have the time to go into it.
>> follow the directions.
>> follow the directions. the dvd really gives you a step-bi-step process.
>> this is the finished product.
>> and i love the way you left the before and after. just kidding.
>> what's happening here?
>> homeowners always ask me what's a good project to upgrade my kitchen? backsplash tile, always upgrates.
>> nasty to take it away.
>> yes. yes. this stuff is peel-and-stick. no grout necessary, no adhesive.
>> if you don't like it, is it as easy to remove as well?
>> you can take it off real easy. peel it.
>> wow, i cannot tell you -- you could redo your --
>> stainless steel , glass.
>> and right on to have of the old.
>> about one minute. now we have kitchen knobs. the quickest upgrace. change the hardware. $2 for a pull, you want to get fancy with glass or ser ma'amic --
>> they looks like completely different cabinets. excellent. this is all so good, compared to last time.
>> no powder on the floor.
>> hardwood floor, 3/4 of an inch thick, real stuff. this is laminate?
>> last thing.
>> we'hoda is zoning out.
>> install a new faucet. this is cool, because it's touch technology.
>> stop it, john.
>> thank you, john.
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