Whenever a homeowner decides to change the interiors of the home, the first-ever thing that comes up in one’s mind is the costs incurred. A good interior makeover would touch 5 figures. Amongst all the other places of the home that costs a lot for the interior makeover, the highest cost is borne by bathroom remodeling and kitchen remodeling. But, there are certain ways by which you can remodel your bathroom without having to spend a fortune. Some of the best ideas are provided below.
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- Don’t go for wooden flooring
It is best to choose tiles for use in the bathroom floors. It is not a viable option to go for wooden flooring. In case, you already have wooden flooring in your bathroom, then apply a protective enamel on the floors. This will prevent your wooden floors from getting further damage.
- Go for lookalike
These days a lot of lookalike materials seem very rich to look at when compared to the original counterparts. Choosing a quartz countertop over the marble is a good cost-cutting option.
- Refinish the tub
The bathtub is one of the most important entities in the bathroom. It is indeed an expensive option to replace the bathtub with an entirely new one. One can refinish the tub by calling in the bathroom repair professionals who can clean the nook and corner of the bathtub and make it look refreshingly clean. Also, using superglue one can fix the cracks in the bathtub.
- Change the hardware alone
Every bathroom has a cabinet. This is used to store all the necessary bathing accessories. It is not mandatory to replace the entire cabinet but to alone change the hardware. Before you fix new hardware, make sure to check if the screws in the cabinet match with the new hardware you plan on buying. There are a lot of people who store some exotic items in the cabinet. It can range from glittery bathing related stuff to even CBD ejuice. Make sure the hardware’s weight is based on the items you intend to place inside it. Also, the hardware should not get damaged due to spillage.
- Toilet Installation
Calling up the plumbers is a costly affair. One can install the toilet all by themselves if they are aware of the waterline connection. The only toughest part is carrying the toilet inside your bathroom. You can invest in a less expensive hand truck to carry or avail the help of your friend.
- Go for wainscot for the lower half of the walls
The lower half of the bathroom walls get subjected to maximum damage. One can make use of wainscot to cover up the lower half of the walls. This covers up any kind of damage to the walls.
One can design the bathroom all by themselves by learning the bathroom layout and other design standards. To remodel the entire home, it is a good idea to rope in a designer but for requirements like these, it is not required. One can cut down major costs by designing your bathroom all by yourself.