The Bathroom Makeover: A Beginner’s Guide
Have you been forcing yourself to use your ugly, stinking, old bathroom for the past few weeks, months, or years? Have you been envying your neighbor’s bathroom and wishing it was yours? Have you been wishing that you lived in another house with bigger and better rooms? If you have answered to any of these questions, then you should immediately start planning the bathroom makeover of the year. You do not have to worry about costs because here are some helpful tips on how you can remodel your old bathroom without spending your entire savings for this quite ambitious task.
The key to keeping your expenses low is to plan every detail beforehand. Although it can be fun to plan as you go along, this may prove to be impractical and more expensive in the long run. You should know beforehand the style or motif that you prefer, the materials you need to use, and the estimated time frame for completing the repairs and remodeling. If you do not plan ahead, you may end up wasting time and resources by having your workers wait (while they get paid doing nothing of course) while you shop for the tile that matches your design. Having everything prepared before starting the actual renovation will definitely save both your time and money.
In order to pull up the bathroom makeover that is most efficient, visit thrift shops or garage sales. Some people might think that second hand items are worn, used out, and cannot be reused. On the contrary, you might actually find treasures there. Some homeowners just want to remodel their homes and give it a new look, and would need to sell their old stuff to get additional funds t buy new ones. In some instances, these items are still in mint condition, but would be a lot cheaper compared to its new counterpart. The amount of money you can save by buying second hand materials can definitely be used to buy additional accessories to accentuate your bathroom.
Lastly, look for expert advice. Sure, you have an idea about how you will remodel or renovate your bathroom. But do you know anything about plumbing or electrical installation? Your bathroom does not only have to look good; it also needs to be functional. Thus, you will definitely need to seek advice and assistance from experts in this field. They may charge a minimal fee for their advice, but it will definitely be well worth it.
If you follow these simple steps, then you will surely have the bathroom makeover that will be the mother of all makeovers! You will definitely enjoy the new look, feel, and ambiance of your new bathroom. Because everything is your idea, all the little details you have incorporated will make you want to stay in your bathroom every time you have the chance. The only thing you need to worry about is probably the fact that you and your housemates may be competing as to who may use the bathroom the longest. Other than that, everything is definitely going to be perfect!