The bathroom is one of the most important rooms in the house. When it’s time to remodel yours, be prepared to be inconvenienced. However, you’ll forget all about that the moment your upgraded throne room is ready for the return of the king or queen. If you’re on a budget, consider these simple bathroom refresher ideas.
To get you money’s worth out of bathroom remodeling Neptune Beach determine if it’s possible to keep the same general configuration of the space but just upgrade the cabinetry. You can keep costs down by not taking the entire room back to the studs. Fresh cabinets can breathe new life into a bathroom. You can sometimes make them taller for extra storage space.
Tile can be expensive, and it can take days to set and dry. If you think your tile can be saved, put some effort into cleaning the grout which can make a huge difference. If you must replace the tile, use less of it than you had before and use paint to add texture and color to the room.
It’s amazing what a new set of sink, bathtub and shower fixtures can do. If your fixtures were old, you’ll probably discover you have better water pressure too. Consider matching the new fixtures to the original age of the house for a seamless look with the rest of the architecture.
Most bathrooms come with basic light fixtures. To cast a perfect glow in the small space, look for decorative fixtures that cast light without extra shadows. Layer your lights to include a softer one for overhead and a brighter task light over the mirror.
Mirrors too can be updated. Consider scaling back a giant wall mirror for a small one with a decorative frame. This will add instant elegance to the bathroom. You can still hang a full-length mirror behind the door or in the bedroom.
Once your bathroom is remodeled, you’ll wonder how you ever got along in the old space. Push through the inconvenience, as the reward will be worth it.