Lady scrubs soap scum from old tile – a fresh coat of paint makes this bathroom like new

Bathroom renovations can be daunting and expensive. However, this clip from Better Homes and Gardens proves that it can be done! A dingy bathroom can impact how you feel about your entire house. If you are short on funds, but still want to give your bathroom a facelift, you'll want to check this out.
Not only does the clip show you how to transform your space, but offers great insight on how you can save money without letting your personal style suffer. Let's take a look at some tips to transform your bathroom.
Advertisement
The video indicates that it is especially important to clean any tile that you plan on painting. Failure to do so will make it difficult for paint to stick and leave you with an ugly mess. You can use bathroom cleaners or opt for natural cleaners such as vinegar or lemon.
Remove everything that can't be saved. This may mean an outdated vanity or a dingy shower stall. However, try to save as many items that can be updated or repurposed. The designer elects to remove the shower stall and the vanity, but she scours a second-hand store to get items to repurpose such as a storage unit for a vanity and an old painting to use as a frame for the mirror. She only spent $90 on these items!
The flooring is in good condition, and the designer chose a color from it to paint the wall, tying it all in very nicely. The only thing that stood out was the bright blue tub which was in fair condition but needed a bit of sprucing up. Rather than buying a whole new tub, the designer uses an insert that makes the tub look brand new for a fraction of the cost!
This bathroom was completed on a tight budget with amazing, modern results. Nobody can tell that there are second-hand items used throughout. Amazing!
Advertisement

This DIY pro hates all the hidden prices associated with hardware, so she decided to take matters into her own hands.
September 26   ·  
Advertisement
Looking for a way to add a bit of glam to your home? This is the perfect DIY.
September 25   ·  
Is your kitchen in desperate need of an upgrade? Before you try a full-scale renovation, check out these painting ideas that will give you a makeover without breaking the bank.
September 24   ·  
Thea explains, 'It was a wonderful haven for soil to turn to mud on rainy days. It definitely needed to be landscaped. But how was the question?'
September 6   ·  
August 31   ·  
This vintage tool looks like some bizarre device when you don't have any context about it.
September 8   ·