So, you are all set to redesign and redecorate your bathroom. However, spending $20,000 on a luxurious spa retreat is way beyond what you can afford to spend for your bathroom remodel. Fortunately, you don’t have to spend that much cash to transform your bathroom into a cool and relaxing area in your home. There are lots of ways to redesign and renovate your bathroom on a budget.
The Remodeling Magazine’s Cost Vs. Value report showed that you will spend around $10,500 for an average bathroom remodel. If you are planning an upscale remodel, you’ll have to be prepared to shell out about $26,000. If you decide to go the DIY route, This Old House estimated that you can do your bathroom remodel for around $1,000 and $3,000. You can even spend much lower than this price but this will depend on the scale of the bathroom remodeling project.
Keep in mind that a bathroom remodel Myrtle Beach can improve the value of your home. It means that you can get back a significant portion of your expenditures once you sell your house. You need to know how much you can spend for your bathroom remodel, Additionally, you should also know how much you want to change in your bathroom. If your budget is less than $1,000, then your bathroom remodel should concentrate on cosmetic changes. For instance, you can add a new fixture or repaint the bathroom walls. But if money is not an issue, you can go for a larger project like installing new tiles, a bigger shower or adding a window. Once again, everything will depend on your budget.
Limit Your Tile
Tile can become very costly especially if you hire a residential plumber from Blue Ribbon Plumbing LLC to help you with your bathroom remodel. If you want to cut costs, you need to limit the amount of tile and concentrate on high impact spots like the floor. For instance, you can tile a single horizontal strip along the wall while repainting the rest of the wall. However, if you have already set your heart on a costly tile, you can still use that but put it together with a cheaper set of tiles so you don’t have to spend that much cash.
Save On Countertops
Splurging on granite countertops is a famous trend today. Since the bathroom counter is quite small, the investment is quite low compared to the amount you need to spend on kitchen countertops. Countertops with neutral colors like light beige, brown, and tan are more expensive. If you wish to cut costs, then you have to consider using other hues. You can also buy a slab with imperfections if you want to save but still want to have a granite countertop. The price is much cheaper if the imperfections are more visible.
If you are on a shoestring budget, repainting is going to be the most affordable and most effective way to remodel your bathroom. However, the task is going to take a lot of time. Even if you only have a small bathroom, you still have to apply the paint gently and slowly especially in areas around the windows, tub, shower, mirror, toilet, wall corners, and even floor.
Call Blue Ribbon Plumbing LLC if you are looking for a cost-effective bathroom remodel service.
Blue Ribbon Plumbing LLC
4201 Carolina Exchange Drive Suite 202
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579