Homeowners often wonder if they can update a master bathroom in a cost-effective way, finding solutions that will improve the look of the bathroom without breaking the bank. Here's a recent bathroom remodelour company did, finding ways to cut costs and still get the results we wanted.
Here's how the bathroom looked Before .. note the large unframed mirror, the 4" white tiles, older faucets, & boring beige-yellow walls
The look of this builder-original bathroom circa 2001 was BORING! For just over $3000, here's what we did:
- First, we had a carpenter frame the large mirror; labor & materials = $100.
- We replaced the 2 vanity faucets with Delta "Dryden" ones; cost = $135 x 2; replaced the tub faucet; cost = $245
- Granite Transformations (many locations across the country) did a seamless overlay of granite Trend stone on the double vanity + the front & sides of the jacuzzi tub, directly over the tiles (no demolition), color Bianca Wintermute; labor + materials = $2180
- Painted the walls (Devine Mocha + accent wall Devine Cocoa, wood trim Dove White); cost = $300
We found cost-effective solutions to update this bathroom to appeal to today's buyers who want their bathrooms to look like a stylish spa retreat.
Granite tiles or slab granite would both have been much more expensive since the tiles would have had to be removed; the Granite Transformation system lays stone directly over the existing tiles and backsplash, saving time and money (this job was completed in less than 4 hours). Here's a close-up ...
If you're planning to sell your home, or just refresh the one you're living in, contact your local home staging professional for advice on what cosmetic improvements will be cost-effective ~ you want to get the most bang for your buck!
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