Are you getting somewhat frustrated about the way your
bathroom looks like nowadays? Here is an idea – renovate!
However, if you are running on a tight budget these days,
it is not a reason to eliminate bathroom renovation and
put it off as an activity in the uncertain future. You can
still start renovating your bathroom into a part of your
house that is a welcoming place to be – even on a limited
Here are some practical bathroom renovation ideas to
get you up and going.
Reducing the cost of your bathroom
renovation project may be achieved by:
the job yourself - you can implement some of the smaller
projects all on your own. Doing the project all by
yourself will save you the cost of hiring a professional
and the hours of labor you will have to pay for, not to
mention the cost of items or materials you will be
required to buy.
looking around – not all bathroom renovation supplies you
need may be found at the local hardware stores or home
supplies depots. Some of the best and valuable items that
you may be envisioning for your bathroom can be found from
estate or garage sales.
Now, once you have decided on doing the job yourself, you
may be crowded with plenty of ideas in working on your
bathroom renovation. Here are several effective tips in
accomplishing your self-appointed project.
1. Have a specific plan and budget for your bathroom
renovation project. Realize the new design you are
envisioning for your bathroom and identify how much you
are willing to spend to achieve your goal.
You need to do this in order to keep things in proper
perspective. Do not be too caught up fantasizing about
such a spectacular renovation project that is way above
your budget capacity.
If you fail to establish a budget and plan around it
accordingly, you may end up either without getting
anything done or having things only half-done.
2. Stick with your plan. Once you already have the design
that you ultimately want to accomplish and already have
set up a budget plan for it, avoid deviating from them.
3. Implement your project one at a time. You have to
determine which part of your bathroom must first undergo
redoing or replacement in order to fit into your planned
Accomplishing your renovation project one at a time is an
effective way to make you stay strictly within your budget
range. This piece-by-piece system of renovation may get
your project finished fully without having your expenses
get out of hand.
A full – blown renovation project may get you in a tight
bind when you suddenly realize you cannot afford
continuing it in the middle of everything.
Now, once you are all set for your actual bathroom
renovation, here are some valuable ideas:
canvassing first and compare the prices of items you need.
Do not purchase the item you need in the first store you
go into. It is advisable to widen your options.
Go into several shops and stores and check out the prices
they offer for the items you need. You may be able to save
hundreds of dollars if you purchase the right item in the
most affordable price.
Try shopping for
items you need around the time when there may be discounts
available. For example, during summer or throughout the
holidays when most people are not very keen on renovating
their bathrooms, you might find some stores that offer
discounts on items you need for your future bathroom
Be aware of
small and simple ways, which do not entail a lot of money
but may contribute to change your bathroom’s appearance.
Changing your shower curtain or installing a cabinet to
put in towels can create a remarkable effect.
These are but some non-expensive bathroom renovation
ideas. You can also generate more economical ideas by
reading library books on home improvement or visiting
hardware stores near your area.