4 Tips for an Inexpensive Bath Remodel

Dated: 01/25/2020

Views: 579

Modern Bath Remodel

When it’s time to upgrade your bathroom you don’t have to break the bank to get the look that you want. Here are a few tips for an inexpensive remodel.

Refinish your tub instead of replacing it.

If your tub has only cosmetic flaws, like a dingy appearance or surface cracks and chips, you should opt to refinish it instead of replacing it. Refinishing, also referred to as reglazing, is relatively quick and affordable. The process entails sanding down the surface of your tub to remove loose debris, patching any cracks and worn areas, sanding the patches, applying coats of primer and paint, and buffing the surface. Refinishing works best on cast iron tubs, but can also work well for acrylic baths, as long as there are no significant damages to the surface.

Install a new faucet and cabinet hardware.

Don’t replace your perfectly good bathroom vanity. Instead, give it a cosmetic update by installing a new faucet and cabinet knobs or pulls.

A new faucet and hardware, and maybe a coat of paint on your existing cabinet, can instantly give your bathroom a fresh look. To avoid having to drill new holes into your cabinet when installing knobs or pulls, be sure that the screw placement for your new pieces coincides with the existing holes before you purchase.

Do your own painting.

Bathrooms can be relatively small spaces, which makes them perfect for DIY paint jobs. As long as you’ve got brushes and rollers, painter’s tape, and maybe a ladder, painting your bath can be a totally doable task that saves you money.

Don’t move major plumbing.

Changing the configuration of your bathroom by moving the water supply or drainage can drastically increase the cost of your remodel and drain your wallet. If the current locations of your toilet, sink, and bath meet your needs—when it comes to saving you money—they are best left where they are.

Are You Buying a Home for Sale in Vero Beach?

If you're thinking of buying a home in Vero Beach, we can help you find one that's just right for your needs. Call us today at 772-231-6509 to let us know what you're looking for. We'll start searching right away!

Latest Blog Posts

3 Secrets to Furnishing a Smaller Home

When downsizing from a large home to a smaller one all of your furniture and appliances may not fit within your new space, so you’ve got to make adjustments. Consider these tips on how to

Read More

3 Home Security Myths That Put Your House at Risk

Criminals could target your home for a robbery – but how are you protecting yourself? The best way to keep your home (and yourself) safe is to understand the truth about break-ins. Here&rsquo

Read More

4 Home Furnishings You Need, According to Designers

Furnishing your home is a balance between utility and beauty, function and fun. Furniture that has longevity offers the best of both worlds. This month news outlet Insider.com talked to two interior

Read More

Have You Heard of Spray Foam Furniture?

Spray foam furniture? If you’ve never heard of it you’re not alone. After all, spray foam is a polyurethane-based substance that’s used as insulation inside wall cavities, and as a

Read More