Have you purchased a new house or apartment? Or do you just want to change designs or colorways in your home? Do you need to renovate your bathroom because it has degraded? Or maybe renovation is just your thing? If you are one of the stated above and on a budget, this article is for you.
Our bathroom, one of the best rooms in our house (for most). Because this is where have a hot shower, where we get in a bathtub with rose petals, scented candle, and a glass of wine, and where we do most of our personal necessities.
But of course, all of us have our own taste in designs. Just like when it comes to our rooms, if you’re more of a minimalist, you would have an all-white room with a small houseplant, and an organized table or shelf. And if you’re more of a fan-person of some famous band, game, artist, or movie, you would have a lot of posters, figures, or designs related to them.
Eventually, the time will come that you will want to renovate your bathroom, maybe give it a better design, or a better quality. And if this had met you, this article is for you. Below are some budget-friendly tips for renovating your bathroom.
Make sure to always think ahead of time. Before anything else, make sure you have a plan to start with. What materials you will use, who will you hire, where you will buy the materials needed, and when you will start renovating. If you don’t have a plan, things might get sketchy. Problems may occur. So make sure to always have a plan before starting.
Keep DIY in mind
If you are an experienced do-it-yourselfer, budget-friendly tasks would be a lot easier for you. Most of the time, if it’s a do it yourself task, it is a budget-friendly task too. That is why you should always consider doing it yourself. There are some tasks in renovating your bathroom that you yourself could do. Just make sure to do some research before doing it so you have the right knowledge about the task.
Avoid having problems as you are renovating. For example, don’t touch your pipes or any drainage system when renovating especially if you don’t know what you’re doing and don’t have the right plumbing tools in hand. If you need pipes to be moved, make sure to hire a plumber. If a problem happens, there would be another expense.
Buy at a surplus store
When it’s time to purchase decorations, items, or other types of equipment for your bathroom, make sure to go to a surplus shop first. In a surplus store, you would be able to find items of a high quality and a cheap price.
Redoing is a must
Before purchasing a new item to replace an item, inspect first if you can redo it. And if it is possible to redo it, then do it. If your practice this, it would become your hobby and once it becomes your hobby, you would be saving a lot of money.
Don’t waste money on tiles
Tiles can be expensive, and what makes it more expensive is hiring a person to place the tiles. Instead of tiles, just use paint as an alternative. The only important part of a bathroom that needs tiles is the floor. You don’t need to put tiles in the walls.