Save Money on Your Bathroom Renovation

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You can save money on your bathroom renovation with a few tips. You may be selling your home soon and you want to update the look, but not spend a lot of money. You know you have to improve your bathroom(s) if you want to sell your house a lot quicker.

The first thing to do is look at your bathtub. Is your bathtub an old fashioned color such as pink or lime green? If so, you may want to have someone paint your bathtub. This should only be done by a professional as they are highly experienced. You do not just go out and buy yourself a gallon of white paint and paint it yourself. The professional will paint your tub the color of your choice and complete the task beautifully. You will never be able to tell by looking or sitting in your tub that your bathtub was originally a different color. Having your bathtub painted by a professional is cheaper than buying an entirely new bathtub.

The second item in your bathroom you should look at when bathroom renovating is the countertop. Is your bathroom countertop out of style/out of date? Do you have chips in the bathroom countertop? Are the edges of the countertop unsafe? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions you may want to replace the countertop. Simply call a professional to come in and measure the countertop size. He or she will check your sink and you can replace the plumbing if needed. The professional can help you find the best deals on a bathroom countertop and point you to the correct area on where to find the many different choices of styles and colors. You may opt for something modern, something simple and white, stone-looking, etc.

After the countertop is installed you may want a new faucet. Your other faucet may have rust stains on it or simply not look right with the new and updated countertop.

Another item to look at is your vanity cabinets. Are they pleasing to the eye as well as no holes or other damage? If not, you should replace them. You do not have to purchase an entirely new vanity, you can just choose new cabinet doors to update the look. It is best to hire a professional to do this as he or she can help you with the design choice as well as replace the cabinet doors.

Save money on bathroom renovation when you choose a new floor to put into your bathroom. The least expensive flooring is laminate style that is one piece of flooring that rolls out. You can have the look of large tile, wood, brick and many other styles of flooring with the roll out laminate flooring.

You can save money with bathroom renovation if you install a carpeting as well. Carpeting is an excellent idea if your bathroom is in an area of the house such as the basement. The carpeting will help to keep your feet from being cold and give the bathroom a much warmer feel. Make sure you choose a carpeting that you can have made stain-resistant to help you out in the long run.

There are many alternatives to save money when you are having bathroom renovations done in your home when you hire a professional.

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Shawn Hickman is the Search Marketing Manager for Sears Home Improvements. To read more articles about Bathroom Remodeling Services, visit the Bathroom Renovation section of our website.

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This article was published on 2010/11/30