Revamp Your Bathroom on a Budget

Classic Bathroom

Has your bathroom had the same look for decades? No doubt it’s a bit tired and less than spa like. Regardless of the size of your bath, following these design tips to ramp up the style for a more up to date, welcoming look. Aging wallpaper, pitted fixtures and tired lighting can all be addressed without breaking the bank. You don’t need an unlimited budget or the services of an expensive personal designer to achieve fantastic results.  Follow these recommendations from the design experts and you’ll soon be on your way to enjoying a new spa like bathroom.

The first step is to set a budget and commit to sticking with it.  Begin to formulate your vision for the space. Attend open houses, browse magazines and home improvement store to get an understanding of the types and variety of products on the market design for the bathroom. You can also get a sense of the costs of these items. Visit larger lighting showrooms and work with the design consultants to gain insight on the advantages and disadvantages of the various types of bathroom lighting options. Do not dismantle anything in your bathroom until you have assembled all of your replacement items.

Painting the walls and replacing the flooring can have a major impact on the overall look and feel of the space. Measure the amount of flooring space to more accurately gauge the cost of materials. Get at least two quotes from reputable contactors on the cost to remove the existing floor and install now tile. Tiling professionals will need to know the type of tile you’ve selecting to gauge the complexity of the installation and length of time the job will take for a more accurate quote.

Re-caulk the shower surround and purchase a new solid color shower curtain in a lighter shade. New bath towels and bath mats as well as new window shades will go a long way in freshening up the space. Consider taking advantage of the awesome deals offered by  Groupon coupons and selecting from the wonderful array of bath candles offered by Vera Bradley.  Replace the lighting and cabintry hardware and you will have succeeded in transforming the entire bathroom space.