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Pick out basic white components for your must-have bath features and save thousands in remodeling dollars. White sinks, tubs, and toilets all cost less than those in colors because manufacturers make and sell more of them.
Add pullout shelves to deep cabinets to keep necessities in order and viewable. Equipping cabinet interiors with these sliding surfaces helps you avoid digging around in the dark or buying more of the things you already have on hand.
If you love the look of pricey hand-painted or imported tile but you're on a budget, include a few in a random pattern among affordable field tiles. You can find basic 4x4-inch white field tiles for under $5 a square foot uninstalled.
Add architectural interest to a basic bath with beaded board. Installing panels is quicker and more affordable than installing individual boards. The panels are virtually indistinguishable from authentic beaded board and are sold in lightweight 4x8-foot sheets for about $20 each.
Make taking a bath and maintaining the tub more convenient by installing a handheld sprayer. It eases chores such as rinsing hair and cleaning the tub.
Add stylish storage using flea market finds. If your bathroom is too small for a freestanding piece of furniture, consider adding a vintage shelf or cabinet that hangs on the wall and stores bath essentials. Clean and give them a fresh coat of paint. To hang a cabinet, drill through the back and into studs in the wall.
Make a mirror more practical. Set it on ball-shape mounting hardware so it can pivot away from the wall.
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