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What Should You Replace in Your Bathroom Makeover?


When remodeling a bathroom, it’s important to pay attention to what you can afford to replace, and what you should leave behind to repurpose.

If you’re remodeling your bathroom in the coming weeks, and you aren’t sure how much you can afford to replace, look no further.  This task can be stressful, because remodeling a bathroom is not just about design or materials; it also involves plumbing and electrical work in a small space that most likely requires a professional.  When remodeling a bathroom, it’s important to pay attention to what you can afford to replace, and what you should leave behind to repurpose.  Read on to find out what you should be replacing!

Know Where You Can Redecorate

Did you know that there is such a thing as pourable granite?  It comes as an epoxy that can cover a sink or countertop, and dries to look exactly like granite.  This way, you don’t have to buy an entirely new countertop if your current one is in good shape.  It could also help you out to repurpose outdated mirrors.  Can you repaint the frame?  Purchase a new frame to change the look?  Will it look different with a new color behind it?  Anything that you can repurpose is valuable.  Think about how you can use each piece before you toss it.


Should You Keep the Tub?

Since bathtub replacement can cost an upwards of $3,000, it may be smart to consider if you can keep your tub in the bathroom after remodeling.  If your tub still looks acceptable, and won’t clash with the rest of the room, keeping it could save you a ton of money.  Even if you have to refurbish it and reglaze it, you may still save the money.  Only replace your tub if you feel it is absolutely necessary, or if it isn’t functional anymore.


Flooring Financing

Many hardwood floors can be refurbished, so it might not be worth it to replace the floor unless you think it’s absolutely necessary.  Tiles, as well, may simply need new grouting if it’s still in good shape.  If you are remodeling your bathroom, wait to replace the flooring until after you’ve done the rest of the work, so you don’t risk damaging your new design.


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