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5 Easy and Affordable Tricks to Upgrade Your Bathroom

While a bathroom renovation might cost you a fortune, upgrading your bathroom doesn’t need to break the bank. Here are five affordable tips and tricks that you can use to upgrade your dull, outdated bathroom:

Revamp Your Fixtures and Accessories

Replacing your fixtures and bathroom accessories is a fantastic way to revamp your space. It is cost-effective and serves as a beautiful accent in your bathroom. Here are some bathroom accessories that you might consider replacing:

  • Taps & showerhead
  • Towel racks
  • Soap dishes
  • Lighting fixture
  • Door and drawer handles

Many options are available in the market for these accessories, and with the help of a plumber, you can conveniently upgrade and install them to your liking. Before contacting them, it is best that you decide which accessories you’d like to install to ensure they can quote and provide the services you need within one sitting, preventing any additional costs.

Repainting Your Cabinets

Repainting your vanity and cabinets is a fun and easy way to refresh your bathroom. Before painting, inspect whether or not your cabinets are made of different materials, as specific paints may be needed to adhere to each material.

Additionally, if you plan on replacing your cabinet handles, it is recommended that you find a replacement that fits the existing holes. Otherwise, you may need to do a bit of prep by filling the gaps with putty, sanding them smooth, and drilling them before painting.

Once you have considered these factors, you can do the following steps to repaint your cabinet:

  1. Remove all hardware
  2. Clean the surface thoroughly
  3. Sand the surface to provide a better “bite.”
  4. Apply a primer (on some surfaces, an etching primer may be required)
  5. Paint the surface
  6. Replace the hardware

Resurface your tiles

Removing and replacing your tiles is costly, time and money-wise. In addition to purchasing the new tiles, you will need to go through the whole process of individually removing and replacing them.

Painting or resurfacing is an excellent alternative to tile replacement while still providing outstanding results. If you’re considering re-painting your tiles, we’ve made an easy guide to painting your bathroom tiles here.

If you’d like to go the extra mile, contact tile resurfacing experts and request quotes for their service. Assess their past work and ensure that they are qualified for the job. When done by a qualified professional, you will be surprised at the work quality and the drastic change.

Resurface Your Bath and Basin

Replacing and installing a new bath and basin will cost a lot; however, resurfacing a chipped, stained or faded one will only cost a fraction of the price.

While this can be a do-it-yourself project, there are tricks to the trade that you must be aware of to ensure satisfactory results. For a seamless and professional job, contact bath and basin experts who will provide excellent quality service and bring a new life to your bath.

Freshen Up Your Floor Tiles

Your Bathroom tiles will take a beating over time. Before you choose to replace it, look closer to see if your tiles need replacement or just a little cleaning. More often than not, the grout usually requires more of your attention.

We recommend that you seek the help of a professional to do your tile regrouting. They offer the services to clean, regrout and seal the grouting to ensure your floor does not leak. This way, you can be confident that the work is done seamlessly, minimising potential issues.

Following all the steps above, you will enjoy a new sparkling bathroom! It’s also worth noting that you can always take a step-by-step approach and prioritise the jobs as your budget allows. In either case, consider colour coordination and find colours that complement your existing tiles. Once done, you can enjoy a brand-new bathroom knowing you’ve done it cost-effectively.