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8 Bathroom Renovation Tips You May Not Know

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Are you looking to add value to your home? Look no further than your bathroom.

It’s a well-known fact that bathrooms and kitchens are some of the most important rooms in your home. Since kitchens are an expensive remodel, redoing your bathroom should be a no-brainer.

Read on to learn a few bathroom renovation tips that are sure to update your look and add value to your home.

Change the Lighting

One of the easiest things you can do to update your bathroom is to change the lighting and fixtures. It’s a relatively inexpensive and quick way to give the room a brand-new, modern feel.

You also want to make sure you have good lighting in the bathroom, especially if you only have one central ceiling light fixture. Try adding several fixtures above the mirror for balanced lighting.

Paint a Fresh Coat

If your bathroom feels cramped, paint the walls with a neutral color. It will give the impression of a bigger space and will only take you an afternoon to finish.

Don’t be afraid to add a splash of color with an accent wall. While neutral colors will always be a smart choice, you don’t want one of the most important rooms in your home to be boring.

Swap Out the Water Fixtures

Your bathroom is going to have a least two water fixtures: the sink and the shower or tub. Why not make them look great?

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There are tons of different styles out there for water fixtures, so finding one that suits your unique taste should be easy. You can go modern or classic, with a metal or color finish.

Try Wood Floors

Wooden flooring may not sound practical in a bathroom, but who can resist the look of natural materials? The best part is that you don’t have to use real wood to make your flooring pop.

You can put down tiles that look like real wood. This is a little expensive, but you’ll love it every time you step into the room!

New Mirrors

Mirrors are practical components of your bathroom, but they can also add style. If your mirror is old and dingy, it’s got to go.

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Also, make sure that the mirror is the right size for your space. One that’s too big or too small will make the room feel weird. You can choose one with a frame for an added style bonus.

Update Your Hardware

Now, this is easy.

Change all the cabinet handles and hinges. This is an affordable way to give an important part of your bathroom a new look. Don’t forget about your towel racks and any old electrical outlets either!

Recaulk the Tub

Old caulking looks, well, old. It chips and peels away, giving your bathroom a not-so-fresh look.

Take the time to remove all the old caulking and replace it with new silicon. White usually works best. Also, make sure to give it time to dry before you use the tub!

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Add Decor

Don’t be afraid to add wall hangings or paintings in your bathroom. If you find the right things, they can make your bathroom feel more cozy and comfortable.

Calming paintings and small stands are perfect for any bathroom.

Try These Bathroom Renovation Tips

Following these few bathroom renovation tips will do wonders for one of the most important rooms in your home. Whether you’re changing your bathroom for yourself, or because you want to sell your home, a new look bathroom is a great thing that adds value to any home.

For more on this subject read our recent blog, “DIY Projects You Can Tackle To Boost Your Home’s Value.”

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