Remodel Your Bathroom on a Budget

A major bathroom renovation can be expensive due to costly bathroom essentials. But if you follow certain tips, you can remodel your bathroom in the budget.

First, make sure how much you can afford to spend on the remodeling project to find out the extent of renovations you can make. If your budget is comparatively less, try making cosmetic changes like fixing a new sink or any other new fixtures that fit into your budget. If you have more budget, focus on bigger changes like adding a new set of tiles, a big window or a trendy shower. But all this depends on your available budget.

Here are some smart tips for you on how to save money on your next bathroom remodel project.


If you have a constraint budget, then repainting the bathroom will be the cheapest and the most effective idea available. Repainting can give an instant refreshed look to your old bathroom.

But before opting this method, here is a word of caution. It will definitely take more time than you contemplate. Even if your bathroom is a small one, it will take time because painting around the tub and window should be done slowly. This task will take more time.

While choosing paint for your bathroom, invest in good quality paint otherwise mold might attack the walls. By giving adequate care during remodeling, you can avoid the chance of retouch soon.

Buy used items

If you want to save money, it is a wise idea to make use of the used fixtures. Sites like Craigslist, eBay and Etsy provide a great platform for those who are looking for used bathroom accessories. You can also find recycled and modified items in these sites. Try to buy green accessories while purchasing for your project.

Limit on the Tile

Tile is one accessory which can drain out your pockets, especially when if you hire resource to lay them out. If you are working on a low budget, in order to save money you can limit the amount of tiles used. If you want, you can use a horizontal strip of tile in between and thus limit its use.

You can even use vintage fixture or wooden fixture rather than choosing modern items for your bathroom. This will not only give a unique and versatile look to your bathroom, it would save you a lot of money.

Do you have any tips which you used in your last project?

Written by