Your bathroom design may change over time resulting to that dull and sad look. Considering it is your private retreat, it needs to be revamped. You may not need to give it a complete overhaul, but changing a few things may completely give it a new look.
Here are five ideas to help you make bathroom renovations on a small budget;
1. Frame your mirror
Most bathroom mirrors are usually centrally located or located near the entrance. This makes more reason for you to frame it in order to make a statement. Your bathroom will require a focal point, which a mirror creates. The best part yet, you can find lots of DIY ideas online if you want a custom made one or you can get a good vintage frame in your local thrift shop.
2. Repaint the walls
There is no better way to give your bathroom a fresh look than adding a new coat of paint. If the bathroom is small you may want to paint a brighter color to make it look spacious. Make sure to repaint the ceiling and your cabinets as well. Buy paint that is mold-resistant because most bathrooms tend to get damp and the end result is mold and mildew growing on the walls. If you don’t have to repaint your cabinets, choose a color scheme that will blend well, giving your old bathroom space a prominent facelift.
3. Update the fixtures
Bathroom fixtures like towel racks, drawers, and faucets create little details that are important to make your bathroom pop. Continue reading this to see reviews for different quality faucets you can replace with your old ones. Actually, you may not even need to renovate your whole bathroom if you update your fixtures. Making these small changes will not only make your bathroom look better but will save you cash.
4. Change your bathroom lighting
Installing bright ceiling lights or pendant lights can give your bathroom functionalities depending on what you want. Different bathroom lightings can create different moods. Pendant lights can be perfect for your spar days when you need a relaxing dip in your bubble bath. The bright lights can be used for usual bathroom trips and for applying makeup. You will be spicing up your bathroom vibe by changing and mixing up different lightings.
5. Don’t buy a new tub, refinish your current
Most homeowners think that when a tub gets old, they need to buy a new one. Well, it is okay to get a new one but it will save you money to refinish your old one. Even if you buy a new bathtub, it will eventually begin to look dull because of the wearing finish. You will need to hire an expert to reline it because bringing back your old tub into life will need professionalism. However, you can do it yourself only if it is made of fiberglass, porcelain or even cast iron.
You can spend less on renovations and still make your bathroom look up-to-date. All you need is to make a few adjustments and you are good to go!