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Five easy do-it-yourself steps how to remodel a bathroom within a budget!

Updated on December 7, 2016
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We all want a luxe-looking bathroom, but not everyone can afford to pay a contractor and have one. Knowing how to transform your old bathroom into an impressive new one gives you the power to renovate your own bathroom. Do you desire to give your bathroom a brand new look? If yes, then read on to see how to put in some effort on how to do it yourself. Because the bathroom is one of the most used rooms and most expensive room to renovate, the best thing to do is make choices that will not cost a lot, plan cleverly and put in the work yourself. Here are a few steps on how to renovate the bathroom on a budget.

Step one: The first thing you want to do is plan what really need to be done, what kind of remodeling will be done, then learn how to build on an already furnished foundation to bring out the best element inside out old furniture. Also, you want to know how much to spend on either new fixtures, flooring, tiling, new cabinetry, sink, bigger shower head, new paint, new tiles, and accessories, but I recommend building on the old one worth refurbishing to stay in budget.

Proper planning needs to be there for Smooth Transitions. A regulated arrangement set up should be set in place, to stay away from using up thoughts when you are partly into your tears down procedure. There is no compelling reason to hurry things up before you have the arrangements. If you need to spare money out of the entire methodology, it is a welcome thought to do everything that you can do without anyone else's input.

Step Two: Set a budget and compare prices. Search online for various manufacturer websites, also for the best pricing and best warranties. You can choose manufacturers, according to your budget. Setting a budget is imperative. Nowadays it is very easy to find prices through a web search. As you will be purchasing various materials that's a way to compare the best and affordable price will help to cut prices, according to your budget and, of course, verify the quality of materials.

Step Three: Try to keep work as simple as possible. Try to keep renovation as simple as possible only replace what is necessary. Simply is beautiful. Bear in mind that you need a simple but elegant bathroom. Just place everything in the right place.

Also, remember for a bathroom to properly function it require excellence lighting. Although you want to keep the renovation as simple as possible, you will want to make sure that the light fixtures are visible and in the best location.

Step Four: Execute Your Plan. Set the step by step approach to begin remodeling the bathroom. You should know what you want to replace, how much you are spending and ready to start remodeling. Remember execution is more important than planning. So try to execute your plan correctly. Complete everything in such a way that will never exceed your budget. Since refreshing a tired bathroom will require a total overhaul. So it best you know how to add style and charm at an affordable price.

Step Five: Start Renovation. Pick a counter or sink, if using a vanity and a countertop, choose the countertop first.

Steps to replace your old sink

• Turn the existing sink’s water supply off
• Remove the sink and also remove sealant or any caulking
• Set up the new sink in the current space
• Seal the sink into the space by caulking the edges
• Turn on the water supply

Steps to change the flooring of your bathroom

Remove your bathroom’s old flooring
Lay down the new flooring and measure the exact fit
Cut the new flooring as needed
Make the revealed portion of the existing surface even
Clean the surface using Dehumidifiers to remove any excess moisture
Apply an adhesive on the floor
Lay the tiles or the flooring
If need, seal the floor using grout or other caulking
Let the floor dry completely.

If you are thinking of remodeling the bathroom but are not sure if you should, I would recommend you to go for it. If you are concerned about expenses and if it is worth considering, you should remember that remodeling will grow the value of your home and because you are renovating the bathroom yourself it is well worth your time, you have nothing to lose. If you are a first timer thinking about remodeling as I was when I decided to take on the renovation of my bathroom, remember a well-designed modern bathroom should be beautiful, indestructible and functional all at a time. Also, if you find yourself lost, do as I did, browse designer showrooms online and compare prices to get the affordable prices and inspirational ideas. Try to adopt simple design and implement it. If you want to do the work yourself, please avoid doing something that will become tough for you. Be very careful and keen on doing the entire work. Remember this is your work, so try to complete it with excellent efforts. Of course according to your budget that will help you to cut off some extra costs.

End Result

Bathroom Remodeling with Wall and Floor Tile

Final Result

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