5 Easy & Affordable Ways to Trick Out Your Rental Kitchen

updated Dec 17, 2019
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Over the years, I’ve experienced my fair share of rental kitchen frustrations, current kitchen not excluded. Faux-marble floors are just the beginning and my last kitchen? The countertop sloped (beware rolling apples).

Rental kitchen woes are real. But before you funnel your savings account into a major overhaul, or just slump down on your ugly kitchen floor and weep, consider these tips for tricking out your rental kitchen. They don’t require you to be super handy or call for a huge investment, but they will make a dramatic difference.

Megan Hopp, a designer at Homepolish, is all about real solutions for real people. Her solutions for your common rental kitchen frustrations are practical (i.e., they don’t require additional labor) and budget-friendly. Here are five easy and affordable ways to improve your rental kitchen, plus three rules to keep in mind.

Have you upgraded your rental kitchen? Share your improvements in the comments!