When you purchase a home or have been living in your home for a while, you may find yourself staring at your bathroom thinking about all of the ways you would like it to be different. While completely ripping out your entire bathroom and creating a brand new one may be out of the question due to space and financial considerations, you may be able to take steps to make the bathroom seem like new again without completely replacing all of your appliances and accessories. Get to know some of the simple remodeling tactics and you will have a refreshed bathroom space that feels like new again in no time.
Repair and Refinish Your Bathtub and Shower
One of the largest fixtures in your bathroom is your bathtub and your shower. As such, when it has fallen into disrepair or just looks old and boring, this can make your whole bathroom feel like an eyesore.
Rather than replace the bathtub and shower which could cost you a great deal of money, considering getting shower and bathtub repairs done and/or refinishing the surface. Cracks, chips, and stains in the finish of your bathtub and shower can be filled and buffed out with resins by a repairman.
Once all of the flaws are filled, you can have your tub sanded down and refinished. This can be a great way to change the style of your bathroom and add a different color palate as you can refinish your bathtub in black, eggshell, white, or even a bright and vibrant color. For more information about refinishing your bathtub, contact a business such as Master Reglazing.
Paint Rather Than Replace Your Countertops
Many people assume that the countertops they have in the bathroom need to be replaced to be changed. However, this is not the case. If you have laminate or wood countertops, you can easily repaint them with standard single-colored paint or with a kit to make them look like granite.
The process of repainting your countertops is fairly simple. You will sand down your laminate or wood countertops and then put primer on them. Once the primer is dry, you can add your paint. For solid colors all you need to do is use a roller to add the paint. For, a granite stone look, you will use sponges to dab on three different colors one after the other, layering the paint until you achieve the desired effect. Lastly you apply a sealing topcoat and you are done.
Now that you know a few of the ways that you can spruce up and remodel your old bathroom without replacing everything in it, you can get started on your remodeling project. You will have a new-feeling bathroom before you know it.