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Renovating Your Bathroom On A Budget
20 Oct, 2017

So, you’re ready to revamp and redesign your bathroom. But dropping $$$$$ on a deluxe spa retreat is light years away from what you can afford to spend. Here’s the good news – You don’t need mega-bucks to refurbish your lavatory into a relaxing, cool area. There are ample ways to renovate and redesign on a budget.


1. Limit Your Tile

Tile gets expensive, especially when you hire a contractor to lay it all out for you. To save money, limit the number of tiles and focus on high-impact areas like the floor. Alternatively, you could tile one horizontal strip along the wall and paint the rest.

If you’ve got your heart set on a tile that’s artistic and expensive, use it as an accent alongside a cheaper tile. Not only will the arty tiles be more noticeable, but you’ll save a lot of cash by only using a few here and there.


2. Add Some Storage

To remove any clutter in your bathroom, you can install some simple floating shelves with fitted mirrors to hold your brush cups and hand soaps. You can put in extra towel racks and hooks or even a heated towel rack.


3. Make Lighting a Priority

Shower heads and radiant heat floors are fabulous adds to a bathroom remodel. But few items make a bathroom more satisfying than lighting designed for everyday grooming. You can install lighting for a fraction of the cost of pricier amenities.

Well-designed bathroom task lighting surrounds vanity mirrors and eliminates shadows on faces: You look better already.


4. Shower

A frameless shower looks modern and sleek. You may be able to squeeze one into your layout as a walk-in placed near your existing bath and using different floor/tile as pictured here. Then install a new shower rail, hose, and taps.


5. Vanity 

For a small bathroom, or one with tricky angles, a custom-built vanity will be a treat. If you brief a carpenter, joiner or bathroom professional, you can ensure there will be due consideration of your limitations, and maximisation of the bathroom space available. Decorative containers also look great.

One way an expert can do this in a smaller room is by installing slim storage units in an attractive design, making it work with your bathroom’s existing size and shape.


6. Contribute Sweat Equity

Shave labour costs by doing some work yourself. Tell your contractor which projects you’ll handle, so there are no misunderstandings later.

Hope these tips helped you! Good luck with your Lavatory Renovation. If you need free consultation and ideas for your home renovation, simply send in your requirements and get free quotes from few of recommended renovation firms in Singapore. It’s always a wise move to get some quotes comparison before proceeding to renovate your home, be it a HDB, condo or landed property.

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