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Bathroom Remodeling Tips

If you are like most homeowners, you may want to remodel your outdated bathroom to get a nice, sleek and modern bathroom. However, the problem for many homeowners is that they do not really know how to carry out this project, so they do not end up in the bathroom of their dreams, but they respect their original budget.

Where can I find renovation ideas?

You can find great ideas for bathroom remodeling by visiting new homes for sale nearby to find out what builders/renovators have done. Manufacturers not only use stylish designs and materials but also pay close attention to the price tags to ensure a good return on investment. You can also get lots of ideas for remodeling the bathroom from various refurbishment magazines in your house.

Cabinets

Depending on the size of your bathroom, the space for cabinets may be limited. In this case, it is advisable to place the cabinets both in the corner and to the side so that you can make optimum use of the available space.

Bathroom lighting

Lighting is an important feature and nowadays most bathrooms use wall lights or lamps or a combination of both. Keep in mind that the very expensive parts of bathrooms remodeling are work and not materials. So, if you’re working on the small budget, it may be a good idea to replace the existing lights instead of having an electrician relocate the new cables to other locations.

Vanity

The vanity unit of the bathroom is an absolute trademark of every modern bathroom. Be sure to buy as prices can vary widely. Check online if a shop is promoting a wholesale. For just a few hundred dollars you should be able to find a very elegant vanity. Do not try to save money with cheap installation equipment, as this can lead to leaks and cost the solution to the problem considerably.

Mirror

Renovating the bathroom does not always mean tearing walls and removing floors. A large stylish bathroom mirror can dramatically improve the overall look of your bathroom. The best thing about bathroom mirrors is that they are inexpensive and you can even hang them yourself without much difficulty.

Faucets

The modern and shiny bathroom faucets are another addition to the renovation of your bathroom. Taps are always used when someone uses the bathroom. and so they are very remarkable. You do not have to attach an arm and a leg to the taps. There are many elegant taps that have a reasonable price and are guaranteed for a lifetime.

Sliding glass bath

The sliding mosquito nets in the bath give your bathroom a lot of charm. It is more durable and easier to clean than shower curtains. You should be able to install it yourself by following the manufacturer’s instructions.

Floors

If you do not have a ceramic floor, or if the flooring is old and ugly, you will need to lay ceramic tiles to enhance your bathroom’s image.

Fresh paint

Do not forget that a painting can work wonders. When all of the above alterations have been completed, be sure to paint the walls and ceiling. Visit new homes for sale or check out home improvement magazines to get a taste of the popular colors of your bathroom.

Avoid also recessed lighting. These lights can create the right atmosphere, but they will overshadow your mirror. You want a bright, clear light for makeup or shaving.

Place the shower and toilet in a separate area so that one person can clean while the other is bathing. Otherwise, move the preparation center to the bathroom. This will free up the bathroom space and cost a fraction of the bathroom’s remodeling.

If storage space is limited, storage is your solution. Building with cabinets – also kitchen cabinets – or shelves. Put the things you constantly use at the Eye level and the extra towels over it. Place your belongings on the floor or shelves with various and stylish storage containers. Make sure in a small room that you only keep what you really need. 

If the bathroom is dark, do not hesitate to add windows or skylights to release the room. But do not block windows with fancy curtains. Keep the windows simple to keep a small bathroom clean and bright.

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