DIY Bathroom Renovations: Tips and Tricks to Know

If you’re about to embark on some DIY bathroom renovations, you’ll want to know some tips and tricks before you get started. A bathroom remodel doesn’t have to be expensive. Learn some affordable ways that will make a big impact on your bathroom space.

It’s no wonder why Metroplex homeowners love taking on DIY bathroom renovations: It’s where we get our day started, and it’s where we can retreat into a tub full of bubbles or a steamy, relaxing shower.

Yes, the bathroom can be a blissful place — especially when it’s tailored to your specific preferences. And while you can easily invest thousands in a bathroom remodel, you don’t have to. You can spiff up your space on a budget with these simple tips and tricks for DIY bathroom renovations.

Get Painting

A new coat of paint is an easy way to freshen up any space. While most bathrooms are a shade of white, don’t be afraid to choose a bold color. Not only will it instantly transform the look and feel of the room, but it will also make your bathroom more appealing and modern. Scroll through this gallery for some inspiring paint ideas.

Explore Useful Storage Options

Are you living with endless clutter on your bathroom countertops? Most of us are. Corral all those odds and ends in pretty containers like mason jars or tuck them away in stackable drawers. Inside the shower, install a hanging shower caddy for your shampoos, shower creams, shave gels, and the like. These storage strategies can give your bathroom an easy (and affordable) new aesthetic appeal.

Make a Statement with Tile

Updating the tile has a big impact in DIY bathroom renovations. The tiling is one of the first things you notice when you step into the space, and it can set the tone for the entire bathroom. Vinyl or ceramic tiles are most popular in bathrooms because they’re water resistant and easy to clean. You can also think beyond the flooring with your tile, and install a mosaic tile backsplash above the sink or on the shower wall. This adds a simple pop of character and color to the bathroom without overwhelming the eye — or your budget.

Finish Up with Accents

Think about investing in a few new pieces to complete your DIY bathroom renovations. Small things like a new shower curtain, wall hangings, or bathroom rug will make the space feel fresh and updated.

Embarking on a bathroom renovation on your own doesn’t have to be complex or expensive. With a few small updates and tweaks, your bathroom can be a beautiful, relaxing, and glorious retreat for you and your family. Ready to get started? Check out this handy checklist for DIY bathroom renovations.

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Audrey Sellers is an award-winning, Dallas-based writer and editor with a background in marketing and promotions. She’s a former magazine editor turned blogger who’s a pro at crafting all kinds of engaging content: blog posts, case studies, feature stories, social media content, and more. When her fingers aren’t flying on her laptop, she’s busy not relaxing with her husband and two young kids.

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  1. Rachel
    June 29, 2016

    I think it’s a great idea to consider adding some new accents to your bathroom once your done. It’s a great way to complete the look, even if it’s something as simple as a new candle or towel. Thanks for sharing these great tips!

  2. Zachary Tomlinson
    February 3, 2017

    You made a good point that a new coat of paint is a great way to freshen up any space. I think that people should remember that they should have a remodel plan so no time is wasted. If I wanted to remodel my shower, I would look for a shower conversion service.

  3. John Ferrell
    March 7, 2017

    When I was thinking of redoing my bathroom soon but I don’t know where to start. You mentioned that tile is really noticeable. Maybe I should contact a professional to get help with the entire process.

  4. Celenor Gomez
    May 3, 2017

    I truly appreciate this article.Much thanks again.


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