When it comes to renovating your home, you may not feel the need to focus on your small bathroom space. Decorating and brightening up the bedroom, kitchen, and living space often seems like a more enjoyable task, and who wants to reinstall a new toilet or shower head anyways? The thought of dealing with potential plumbing issues might keep you from even considering a bathroom reno… but it turns out bathroom renovations can be simple and quick, and can change the space drastically. Check out these five quick and easy upgrades that you can complete yourself with barely any hassle at all!
Brighten up the space. A fresh coat of paint can work wonders anywhere in your home, but especially in the bathroom. Don’t be afraid to choose a bright and fun color – this will transform the drab dull space into a vibrant haven. You can also choose a more muted color for the walls, and fill the space with colorful bathroom accessories. If you want to really liven up the space, choose an accent wall and paint it with a color that pops. Consider adding a funky pattern or decal to this wall.
Find a funky shower curtain. If you have a shower curtain rather than a shower door, you’re in luck. There are so many options in the home decor market when it comes to bright, beautiful, and funky shower curtains. No matter what color or design you’re looking for, you are sure to find something that suits your style. Check out Target, IKEA, Home Goods for a huge variety of curtain options.
Install a proper fan or vent. Installing an upgraded bathroom vent may seem like a hassle, but it is actually quite simple. There are tons of Youtube tutorials out there to walk you through the process, or call up a handy friend to come over to help out. Having an efficient vent fan in your bathroom is essential to keeping the space mold free, and it will keep the space feeling much more fresh.
Retile or paint the floor. An old grimy floor is one of the main reasons a bathroom feels outdated, but lucky for you this is an easy fix. If you are a fan of the existing tile, you can easily refresh the old tile by buying a product that removes grease, grime, and dirt from grout lines. If you want to replace it altogether, this will be more challenging but not impossible by any means. Any home improvement store will have a variety of options for bathroom floor tiles, ranging in price. If your bathroom has wood flooring, consider painting the floor to brighten up the space.
Install a medicine cabinet and utilize storage space efficiently. Nobody likes a cluttered bathroom space – keep those hair and skin care products tucked out of sight, and consider hanging a shower caddy from the showerhead to keep things looking clean and organized. If you don’t have a medicine cabinet for storage space, installing one is fairly simple. Check out IKEA for an over-the-toilet shelving unit to keep all of your bathroom products in order.