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10 Ways to Upgrade the Look and Feel of Your Bathroom


An up-to-date, attractive bathroom can enhance a home's value and become a relevant selling point. Homeowners with bathrooms that are in need of an upgrade or renovation can often find affordable ways to get the work done. Here are ten tips that may help.

Fresh paint.

A fresh coat of paint in a popular new shade can make over a room in itself. Choose a color that goes with the bathroom's thematic elements as well as the rest of the home.

New shower enclosure.

An aging shower enclosure can quickly be replaced with a new one that has more handy features and a brighter appearance, especially if the old one is cracked, chipped, or stained.

Refinish cabinetry.

Any wood cabinets, window frames, or cupboards can be refinished to make them look like new. Another option that costs more would be to replace them.

Replace light fixtures.

Consider installing new light fixtures that will give the bathroom a whole new look. Wall sconces, track lighting, or an overhead lamp with shade are just a few of many possibilities.

Change décor.

Wall art, towel designs, and countertop accents can be changed out for an entirely different look. A soap dish and lotion dispenser are additional representative items that can easily be exchanged for others relevant to the room's makeover.

Add new flooring.

Laying a linoleum or tile floor can be inexpensive and often requires little time. A few floor can enhance the whole look of the bathroom.

Buy a new countertop.

The countertop should coordinate with the bathroom's fixtures and décor. Choose a style that works with these elements to blend in rather than stand out.

Change the tub, toilet, and sink.

These three essential items can be matched or coordinated to give the bathroom a fresh new look.

Put up new fixtures.

Towel racks, faucets, and a toilet paper holder are fun and easy to replace with newer versions.

Update the medicine cabinet.

Most bathrooms have a medicine cabinet that usually perches over the sink or above the toilet, which is used for storing meds or cosmetic supplies. Alternately, a large mirror may be hung over the sink. Any focal element of this type can be replaced with something different to change the room's appearance.
Updating the bathroom doesn't have to be costly. With thoughtful planning and prudent purchases, a bathroom can look completely different, and better, than ever.

Let our team help you design the bathroom of your dreams. Call Kellie Plumbing at (317) 738-2707 for exceptional service in the Franklin area.