Looking forward remodeling our bathroom, updating the look, increasing the resale value, making it more practical, cozy and luxurious, adding more storage space or a mix of all the previous mentioned stuff? Rest assured. It’s very simple.
Basic Bathroom Update ($3,000 in case you go DIY to $12,000)
You might not be able to move any of the plumbing around. However, you can put stock and off-the-shelf merchandises in place of your fixtures along with other materials. The best example to show how basic bathroom remodel looks like is the New York one. Many designers said that off-the-shelf choices are catching up with other trends of nowadays very well. Consider attractive and entertaining backsplashes for the sake of taking your bathroom’s look to the next level. This is what designers call “get creative”.
Countertops: When it comes to basic bathroom update level, do not expect more than low-end granite and sophisticated marble, thanks to their popularity.
Tile: In reference to tiling your bathroom, you are not going to tile the whole bathroom. Instead, try to use ceramic tiles or standard white subway ones to do your bathtub or the shower area.
Walls: Besides the surrounding bathtub tile or the backsplash counter, painting your bathroom walls is the most suitable option here regarding how affordable it is.
Cabinets: Do you still have good cabinets? The good news is you can refinish or paint them to update their old look. Alternatively, enjoy the look of off-the-shelf units.
Lighting Fixtures & Finishes:
Keep it basic and simple. Just stick to the off-the-shelf options. Be mindful of the following. Due to the plastic pieces inside the plumbing fixtures, you ought to change them once every five to seven years.
Tips: Pay more attention to the accessories to make up for the stock materials. Spend lavishly on an elegant light fixture or cabinet hardware. Many designers said that accessorizing plays an important role in grabbing attention more than the tile’s type you already have in your bathroom. Imagine if you placed a shower curtain to hide them, it will increase how appealing the accessories are. Other designers believe that the ideal basic bathroom remodel consists of a 24-inch vanity, a cheap granite countertop and conventional fiberglass bathtub-shower. The total cost is around $12,650. If you want to discard the material upgrade, the cost will drop to be around $10,500.