Top 3 Ways to Save On Bathroom Renovations

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When it comes to bathroom renovations, there are some smart ways to save on costs. If you are looking to redecorate and redesign your bathroom, you don’t need thousands of pounds to transform it into a relaxing and beautiful space.

There are plenty of ways to renovate and redesign on a budget, so, here are our top 3 ways to save on bathroom renovations.

1.    Save on granite tops

granite bathroom countertop and tap

Oftentimes, many people will spend a good chunk of their budget on granite countertops and for good reason; they’re durable and look good.

So how would you go about saving here? You can start by opting for a less popular colour. Tan, brown, and light beige are always in demand, which means they’re more expensive.

To save on costs, choose a darker colour such as charcoal or grey. Moody colouring is in for bathrooms at the moment and these will work.

When it comes to installing granite tops, you’re not necessarily going to use the entire slab, so purchasing one with a few defects will make little difference and will be much cheaper.

Further to this, your sink basin will take up a lot of its surface area, so if the imperfection is located where the sink or faucets are, then no one will even notice.

2.   Refinish

Instead of a massive overhaul, have your bathtub or shower relined. This will save you big time. When it comes to fixtures such as taps or plug holes, rather replace as refurbishing them will cost you more.  

bathroom plug

If you have old, vintage pieces, you will be delighted to know that this is very fashionable at the moment – brass and copper particularly. So rather keep them and pair these fixtures with midnight blue or olive-green paint. You can even install rose gold towel rail to match.

The more vintage looking, the better! Additionally, if your floor tiling is cracked, remove them and apply a concrete stain to the concrete underneath. This will add to the look for sure!  

3.   Buy used goods

Another option for bathroom renovations is to purchase used goods such as fixtures and tubs. After a search online, you’ll find that there are many bathrooms fixtures up for sale that still looks brand new.

You can also save money on toilets and showers if you purchase them used.  Bathroom necessities such as doors, mirrors, sinks, toilets, and tubs all can be purchased used and aren’t difficult to source. So, if you’re looking to cut costs, this is a viable way of approaching bathroom renovations. Furthermore, we developed this guide to give you insight into how to install a bathroom in your loft.

Now, if you’re looking for construction companies in London for your bathroom renovations, renov8experts offer a reliable, quality service for cheaper than most companies. We specialise in all types of renovations and our one-stop solution means you don’t have to spend your valuable time trying to source the right tradesman for your project.

You won’t have to liaise with different contractors to get the job done either as we supply it all, in-house.

You will even get your very own Project Manager who will oversee everything for you from the initial quotation, right through to the finishing touches.