Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Home Bathroom


The bathroom is one of the most used rooms in the home, which is why many homeowners choose to upgrade or remodel their bathroom. Updating your bathroom with walk-in showers, freestanding bathtubs, luxurious lighting, and intricate tile can help create a calming oasis.

The Basics of Bathrooms

Redesigning a bathroom depends on your style, space, and budget. Bathroom renovations can range from a fresh coat of paint to a complete gutting, but the most common renovations you should make to your bathroom are:

  • Cabinets
  • Countertops
  • Flooring
  • Lighting
  • Paint
  • Plumbing
  • Shower
  • Vanity

It’s recommended that you set aside between 5% and 10% of the value of your home for your bathroom remodel, which means that most complete bathroom renovations will cost between $10,000 and $30,000. However, homeowners on a budget can do a minor remodel for under $3,000.

Remodeling a bathroom can include dozens of updates, but you’ll be surprised how small changes can transform a bathroom. Some inexpensive bathroom upgrades you can do yourself include:

  • Add new lighting
  • Replace outdated mirrors and add a mirror frame
  • Paint or refinish cabinets
  • Paint or add wallpaper
  • Update faucets
  • Update fixtures

These small updates can do wonders for your bathroom, but if you want to remodel your bathroom or do a complete upscale renovation, it’s best to leave the work to the professionals. A professional contractor will come to your home and give you an estimate. After that, you set a date for your bathroom remodel, and your contractor will take care of the rest.

For more resources on DIY bathroom remodeling and finding a contractor near you, check out the articles below.

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