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Your bathroom should be somewhere that you enjoy spending time. Creating a relaxing environment for the whole family doesn’t need to cost you the earth. There are ways of updating your bathroom on a budget. The addition of one of many stylish column radiators available can add to the cosy ambiance of your bathroom, or a lick of paint might help the room look a little fresher.   Your updates don’t necessarily have to be anything elaborate or even time-consuming. If you’re desperate for a revamp but don’t want to splash the cash, read our handy list of Top 5 Best Cheap Bathroom Upgrades:

1. Cleaning or grouting  

Maintaining regular bathroom cleaning is difficult when we all lead such busy lives. Unfortunately, a build-up of grime, lime-scale, and mould can quickly lead to your bathroom beginning to look tired. There are several affordable products you can buy at your local supermarket that can get rid of stubborn mould before you commit to regrouting.

2. Paint

Adding a new colour to your bathroom walls is a great way to give the room a new lease of life. It is likely that your bathroom is mostly tiled, so the room will require less paint, which means less time and effort on your part as well as less money being spent – it’s a win-win. Make sure the paint you use is suitable for the walls of your bathroom.

3. Mirrors and lighting

It’s well known that mirrors can help to create an illusion of more space in a small room. If your bathroom is on the smaller side, you could play around with mirrors to see if you can create a more spacious, airy feeling room. Lighting is also essential to update any bathroom. Using LED lights can provide a room with a more modern feel. Illuminated mirrors may seem slightly extravagant, but they provide a lot of light and can be purchased at budget prices.

4. Layout

When revamping your bathroom on a budget, it is best to keep your layout the same. Using existing pipes for new sinks and toilets will alleviate the hefty installation bill from a professional. If you’re changing your basins or toilets, you may still need the help of a plumber, but this is likely to cost significantly less than if you were to change the bathroom’s pipework!

5. Accessories

When you’ve upgraded your bathroom with new hardware, paint, and lighting, the fun can begin! Accessories can make a big impact when it comes to refreshing your bathroom. You could choose contrasting colours, a new shower curtain, or a fresh set of towels. If you think your bathroom is looking bare, adding a splash of colour can help to lift it and add a bit of excitement to an otherwise plain room.

You don’t need to spend a great amount of money on improvements. By following these tips, you can make sure your bathroom is a place you love to spend time in.

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Bernard - Side-Line Staff Chief editor
Bernard Van Isacker is the Chief Editor of Side-Line Magazine. With a career spanning more than two decades, Van Isacker has established himself as a respected figure in the darkwave scene.

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