In many households the kitchen is a very busy place. That’s one of the reasons when looking at a home improvement job your kitchen is usually the first to come into mind. If your household is anything like mine the kitchen is more of a living room. Everyone just seems to start in the kitchen and when they get there they don’t leave. If you want to improve your kitchen there are a few simple things you can do to make it look like new again. And forget about any major kitchen construction here. Although there is a time and place for that, but most of the time all your kitchen needs is a little loving.The first place to look when starting a home improvement on your kitchen is the walls. Many times a fresh coat of paint will really liven up the place. Maybe even a completely change of color if you want to get bold. The nice thing about a fresh paint job on your kitchen is that it is very inexpensive and a lot of times a kitchen is very easy to paint. One of the reason is because there just isn’t a lot of surface area because of cabinets and what not. Usually a fresh paint job can be done in just under a few hours and leave you feeling like you just did a complete renovation of your kitchen.The next area I would look at in your kitchen improvement is the flooring. If your house is older and does not have hardwood floors in the kitchen this is the way to go. I know a lot of homes have the very cheap tile like floor lining. It’s very functional but sometimes an eye sore when you look at it too long. What I would suggest is a nice larger tile for your new kitchen. This usually does not involve major construction to your kitchen as long as you pick a reliable contractor in your area. And if you’re a go getter you can even do it yourself. This process is not as hard as you may think. All you need to do is get some instructions online and don’t cut any corners.My favorite home improvement for your kitchen is your cabinets. If you have the budget to get new ones then by all means have at it, but for the do it yourselfers out there you can fix up your old ones with a very little budget. I would recommend a new stain or paint on your cabinets to make them look like new. If you’re not experienced with cabinets I would get a family member or a contractor to take them down, but this will be very inexpensive.When you look at these quick kitchen improvements one by one you might think they are small and irrelevant, but I promise once you start going with these your kitchen will feel like new again. And the best part of these home improvements for your kitchen is that they can be done on a shoe string budget.