Fix the bathroom on 7 cheapSlide 1 and reinvent the bathroom in a cheap situation is not as daunting as it sounds.
Of course, you can spend thousands of dollars on bathroom renovations, but you can save on bathroom renovations by sticking to the budget.
It could cost only $500 and be done on weekends.
"You can do many different small projects in the bathroom for less than $500," Sarah said . "
Frances Wallace, a spokeswoman for Lao.
"Consider replacing bathroom hardware with fixtures, adding vanity lighting, changing towel strips, switching devices, shower heads, shower hooks, toothbrush holders, soap dispensers and toilet seats.
Paul Ryan, a DIY network expert, agrees.
"There will be a huge change in hardware replacement.
"Such a project will not overcome the pink color of 1950 --and-black-
The tile scheme, but a few bucks and a bit of sweat can turn a dull, unattractive bathroom into a bright, welcoming space.
Build a realistic budget first.
What can you afford?
Bankrate uses $500 as an upper limit for each project.
Your sweat starts at the planning stage.
Don't be stingy in research;
Go home online-
Improve the store.
Your research should start a few weeks before you plan to start this project.
Give yourself plenty of time to find the best bargains and order any items you find online.
7 slides about home repair 1: Create news alerts for "smart consumption" Related articles: Related links: apply some color charts from 7 costs 2: $35 to $150, it can be said that the shortest route to save the cost of bathroom renovation is through the local paint department --
Specialty stores, hardware stores or large-box home-
Center for improvement.
Now that you're drawing, why not change the color?
Many online sites including SherwinWilliams. com and HGTV.
Com, color provided-scheme ideas.
However, all the paint is not equal.
Do not cut corners.
In any case, you have to do the job, so pay an extra $15 per gallon for quality paint.
According to Wallace, if you use a high coating, you may be able to get away without a primer
The paint is of high quality unless the walls are dirty or badly damaged.
However, if required, please be prepared to apply a coat in both finish colors.
If you don't want to calculate, about 1 gallon of paint covers 350 square feet.
To get a more accurate estimate, use the bank rate calculator to determine how much paint you need.
Choose moldy paint-
Resistant to damp environments such as Valspar Ultra premium interior kitchen and bathroom enamel, $32 per gallon for sale at Lowe's.
7 more slides on painting 2: Create news alerts for "smart consumption" Related articles: Related links: 3 of the 7 cost replacement bathrooms simply need to replace items such as towel rack, vanity door and drawer, for only $25 to $200, toilet paper stand to completely update the bathroom. As a stand-
Separate items or part of a more comprehensive remodel, you can save money and make a big difference in the look of the bathroom.
Regarding the door and drawer hardware, Ryan said "pick some samples at a home store and see how they look.
If you have a pair
Screw handle, make sure the new handle is aligned.
"At Lowe's, the starting price of the handle and knob is less than $1, up to $129.
In cool Sandra.
They are priced from $1 to $132 based on materials, finishes and workmanship. Most door-
The drawer material will look fresh for a long time.
But Wallace said, "ceramics and acrylic tend to show more dirt, so they need to be wiped more frequently than metal.
Search for towels at HomeDepot.
Com and a series of more than 450 pop-ups for prices ranging from $18 to $5
Inch wood bar $24-$459inch brass bar.
Home Depot's choice of more than 300 toilet paper holders starts at $4 and upgrades to $386 for prices that vary from manufacturer to material and design.
7 slides on Home Improvement 3: Create news alerts for "smart consumption" Related articles: Related links: add accents and accessories in 7 builds 4: According to Wallace, for $150 to $400, changing items such as shower curtains, carpets, towels and curtains can significantly change the look of the bathroom with little need for sweat.
Many online retailers such as Kohls. com, Macys.
Or popular family dinners.
Com eliminates most of the speculation about changing accents and accessories by providing a coordination kit.
Usually, these items can be purchased as separate items, so you can only buy what you want or can afford.
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Work hard on the bathroom renovation project.
The faucet is more complicated.
Websites like Lowes
Com and HomeDepot. com offer step-by-step tutorials.
Upgrading the tap can be expensive, but if you work tirelessly to save money and keep the budget, then it can be done for less than $500. Finishes vary.
"Some of the most popular ones are chrome and brushed nickel, as well as some new finishes, including the bronze color," Wallace said . ".
Keep in mind that when you make changes in these key items, the finishes should also match if they are not styles.
The shower head is divided into two basic types, Wallace said: wall hanging and manualheld.
The sub-categories include standard showers and showers.
As you are upgrading rather than just replacing the shower head, expect to dry up at Glacier Bay 8-
Home Depot chrome's inch downpour shower head, Lao's Barclay brush nickel Apollo shower head for $427. A complete tub-
The shower combination of Moen Chrome 2 costs between $115
Deal with bath and shower taps at Lowe's for $74, price for Pfister Ashfield bath and shower faucet set-
Up 235 to $260--
According to the completion--
Bath in bed and beyond.
The prices of sink taps on several sites surveyed range from $13 to $350.
7 slides on the home budget 5: create news alerts for "smart spending" Related articles: Related links: upgrade 7 cost vanitySlide 6: from tacky to elegant, the $30 to $499 wash platform is overwhelming.
Your location in this regard will determine if you would like to include it in the bathroom remodel plan.
The $500 budget limits the vanity of searchand-
Table top combination.
Unless you find a good deal somewhere, any vanity over 40 inch may not be able to be replaced for less than $500.
At Home Depot, you can upgrade to a new vanity for just $149.
Chelsea 24-inch Vanity.
It includes a porcelain countertop. A 37-
Granite vanity granite top fee $489 for inch RSI.
Regardless of its width, if your dresser is wood, you can also update its look with paint. Use a high-
High quality latex paintgloss finish.
About $30 a gallon.
Ryan recommends removing the door and all hardware before painting.
"Use latex paint and polish the surface first," he said . ".
More improvements in sliding 12-36 months: Create a News newsletter "smart consumption" Related article: Related link: monthly fee for light fixturesSlide month: $30 to $350, Ryan, in the five most difficult difficulty ranges, it is two to replace most bathroom fixtures.
With some care, you can do this without an electrician.
"You have to know how the ceiling fixtures work, whether the lights are appropriate, and how to connect the wires," he said . ".
Before you do, make sure you flip the right circuit breaker to cut off the current to the bathroom. Lowes. com, HomeDepot.
Com and other websites provide simpleto-
Operate according to the instructions for replacing the lamps.
Replacing the fixture is an opportunity to ensure that its finish matches other bathroom hardware such as tap and drawer pull.
Available in lighting-
Specialty stores and big-box home-
A variety of styles and types of improved stores will meet the needs of anyone.