Are you thinking of redesigning your bathroom in a modern way? Well, it’s true that modern bathrooms can be expensive to achieve. It might cost you well over £6000 to get a luxury bathroom. The costs of modern tiles, bathtubs, basins, toilets, etc. can be expensive depending on your chosen design. The cost also depends on the size of the bathroom.
However, if you’re prepared to shop around, do some of the work yourself and settle for a few changes, it is definitely possible to achieve a modern bathroom design on a budget. Whether you are installing a new bathroom in your house or renovating your old one, you can increase the value of your house by 100% when you give your bathroom a modern look.
Create a budget
If you are serious about redesigning your bathroom, the first thing you should do is find out how much you can afford. You should survey the market and find out the cost of individual items. The major expenses in designing a bathroom are the cost of bathtub, toilet, sink, cabinets, tiles, lighting, shower and flooring. If you find a low cost supplier for all of these items, you can make your budget go much further.
Many people prefer hiring a professional to install the bathroom for you. Even in this case, you can buy the individual components of the bathroom yourself instead of asking them to source it for you. In such cases, the installer may purchase the suite at trade prices and then add a commission for their time – sometimes this can cost much more than if you were to source them yourself. The cost of individual pieces will have a huge impact on your final cost. The cost of plumbing won’t vary that much no matter which professional you choose. The installation prices may vary.
There are many ways you can save money on bathroom remodeling. Here we are going to discuss some budget-friendly options for you.
Basins and Storage
You will find many different types of basins on the market. However, a pedestal basin will often be the most cost effective choice. To lower these costs further, you should look for toilet and basin sets that combine modern designed close coupled toilets with a pedestal basin.
If you have an unlimited fund, then you can have the best shower in the market. But with a limited budget, it is still possible to install a modern looking shower, you may just need to focus less on the fancy features included with high end models. It is better to go for a standard-sized shower base. The most cost effective shower bases are acrylic base, tile base or stone surface pan. You should surround the shower with walls that are easy to maintain. You can have wall panels made of faux stone, stone surface panels or tiles. Corner showers are also a great option as they take up less floor space making them ideal for a small …