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How to Update Your Bathroom Cheaply

Everyone is aware of the importance of the bathroom. It is a very private place that allows you to get ready to face the world in the morning but also to relax and unwind after a long day’s work in the evening. The bathroom is one of the rooms in the home that affords you the chance to reflect your own personality. This is easily achieved by the way you choose to decorate it and the types of bathroom furniture you decide to place in there.

Updating a bathroom with your unique touches is very simple and doesn't have to cost a lot of money. You might have just moved into a new place and want to make it your own or you are a little tired of your present look and want something fresh. If you are in any of these situations, you might think that you have to spend a great deal of money, but if you get a little creative you can achieve quite a lot with a small budget.

One of the main items in the bathroom is the bath tub. It gets used a lot, so it is inevitable that it will show its wear, no matter how on top of it you stay in cleaning it. After many years of usage, the tub can start to look old and worn out. What people normally do at this stage is rip out the existing bathroom, purchase a new one and install that. This costs a lot of money and there is a more economical way of extending the life of your bath. This procedure is called bath resurfacing and it involves re-coating the existing enamel of the bath, so that staining, chipped and rough enamel are eliminated. This makes the bath almost like new. It is not cheap as you will need to get professionals to do the job for you, but when you compare it to buying a new bath and getting it installed, it is a lot cheaper.

1700mm Luxury Large Single Ended Bath Straight Bathroom Bathtub Panel Set
1700mm Luxury Large Single Ended Bath Straight Bathroom Bathtub Panel Set
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  • 10 Year Warranty
  • Crafted from high quality acrylic
  • Warm to touch finish
  • Choice of tap positioning - drill to suit
  • Set Includes: Bath, leg support set & front bath panel
1700mm Traditional Freestanding Bathtub Roll Top White Gloss Bath + Feet
1700mm Traditional Freestanding Bathtub Roll Top White Gloss Bath + Feet
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  • 10 Year Warranty
  • Warm to Touch - High Quality Acrylic
  • White Gloss Finish
  • Elegant Chrome Finished Feet
  • Suitable with freestanding and wall mounted taps
1700 mm Luxury Square Double Ended Bath Modern Straight White Bathroom Bathtub
1700 mm Luxury Square Double Ended Bath Modern Straight White Bathroom Bathtub
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  • 10 Year Warranty
  • Length: 1700mm
  • Made with High Grade Acrylic
  • Choice of tap positioning - drill to suit
  • Warm to touch finish
Tinksky Adult Portable Folding Bathtub Super-Thick PVC Cylindrical Inflatable Plastic Bathtub with Cushion (Blue)
Tinksky Adult Portable Folding Bathtub Super-Thick PVC Cylindrical Inflatable Plastic Bathtub with Cushion (Blue)
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  • Material: PVC
  • Size: 75 x 70 cm
  • Very light and portable, save lots of space, very suitable for small room.
  • Long lasting and easy to clean, made from 3 layers of waterproof and durable fabric.
  • Super thick speichern water Adult folding bathtub inflatable bathtub Bath Bucket
1500 mm Right Hand L-Shaped Straight Shower Bath Bathtub with Glass Shower Screen
1500 mm Right Hand L-Shaped Straight Shower Bath Bathtub with Glass Shower Screen
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  • Set Includes: Bath + fixed glass shower screen
1700mm Modern Freestanding Bathtub Designer Gloss White Acrylic Bath
1700mm Modern Freestanding Bathtub Designer Gloss White Acrylic Bath
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  • 10 Year Warranty
  • High Quality Acrylic
  • White Gloss Finish
  • Warm to Touch
  • Suitable with freestanding and wall mounted taps
1700 mm Left Hand P-Shaped Bath Luxury Bathtub with Shower Screen + Panel BL225
1700 mm Left Hand P-Shaped Bath Luxury Bathtub with Shower Screen + Panel BL225
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  • Crafted from high quality acrylic
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  • Set Includes: Bath, front bath panel, end bath panel + glass shower screen with towel rail
1700 mm Round Single Ended Bath Modern Straight White Bathtub with Handles
1700 mm Round Single Ended Bath Modern Straight White Bathtub with Handles
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  • Length: 1700mm
  • Made with High Grade Acrylic
  • Choice of tap positioning - drill to suit
  • Warm to touch finish
Norcho 100cm x 40cm Non-slip Massaging Bathtub Mats with Suction Cups, Extra Long, Light Blue
Norcho 100cm x 40cm Non-slip Massaging Bathtub Mats with Suction Cups, Extra Long, Light Blue
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  • 40" Length - Full-length bath mat has 40 inch length that suitable for majority bathtub
  • Suction Cup - Back with enough suction cup that provide an active, secure grip that conforms to your bathtub
  • Safety Attention - This bathtub mat is not suitable for the aged and child, children must be under the custody of the adults use
  • Round Point - This bathtub mat also has multi soothing round massage zones that offer a relaxing, therapeutic effect that feels great while helping to improve circulation
  • Material - Made form TPR Thermal Plastic Rubber without peculiar smell. Its soft rubber mat is as easy to clean and can be rolled up for storage


If you really want to get rid of your bath, then, how about replacing it with a walk in shower enclosure. This will have a dramatic effect on the look of the bathroom. Walk in enclosures look fantastic, are easy to access so are well suited to those who are less mobile. They are also ideal if you lead a busy life, as you just walk in and walk out. You can achieve a very modern look in your bathroom by selecting walk in shower with a curved glass.

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Another way of updating the bathroom is by giving it a fresh coat of paint. It is amazing the effect a little paint can have. You can also change the shower curtains if you have them and match them to the paint colour. Accessories such as electric towel rails can also add a touch of class to any bathroom instantly. Not only will heated towel rails present you with warm towels but you can use them as design pieces in the bathroom.

Johnstone's 307091 2.5 Litre Matt Emulsion Paint - Manhattan Grey
Johnstone's 307091 2.5 Litre Matt Emulsion Paint - Manhattan Grey
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  • Hardwearing and wipeable
  • Low odour and quick drying
  • Suitable for interior walls and ceilings
  • Available in a range of colours
Acrylic Painting Set - 12 Colour
Acrylic Painting Set - 12 Colour
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  • Acrylic Painting Set 12 Colours
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  • Colours included are orange, purple, pink, blue, lilac, brown, red, yellow, bright blue, white, green and black
  • One paint brush included
  • Great addition to your craft box
Acrylic paint 24 Set by Crafts 4 All® For Paper,canvas,wood,ceramic,fabric & crafts.Non toxic & Vibrant colors.Rich Pigments With Lasting Quality - For Beginners, Students & Professionals artist
Acrylic paint 24 Set by Crafts 4 All® For Paper,canvas,wood,ceramic,fabric & crafts.Non toxic & Vibrant colors.Rich Pigments With Lasting Quality - For Beginners, Students & Professionals artist
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  • ULTIMATE PERFORMANCE FOR ANY ARTIST -Highest PREMIUM Quality Raw Materials are specially selected to manufacture our PREMIUM quality Acrylic paint set that outperform the many Alternatives in the market. They are uniquely formulated to bring out the maximum brilliance and color clarity with a buttery consistency for easy mixing and blending.
  • LASTING VIBRANT COLORS - These Non-Toxic paint produces Vivid, Richly Pigmented And Long Lasting Vibrant Colors that dries quickly . With BONUS 3 FREE PAINT BRUSHES included our ACRYLIC paint kit will put your artistic talent into fine crafts masterpiece. ASTM D-4236 and EN71-3 (CE) certified.
  • COLOR BLENDING -Our acrylic paints blend, layer and mix well to produce an array of unlimited shade for any project. Each paint has a fantastic thick consistency which will retain brush or spatula marks and give your work brilliant texture.
  • ULTIMATE ART KIT & PERFECT GIFT - Adults and kids love the versatility of our acrylics. From canvas art, painting, scrap booking and even nails, you will NEVER need another paint set to pursue your passion! They are suitable for most paintable surfaces including Stretched Canvas, Wood,Glass,card decorating,plastic,Craft Foam,Ceramic,Decorative Wallpaper, Terracotta, Blackboard easel,Paper,Art Chalk Board And More.
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10X 6ml ACRYLIC COLOUR PAINTS ARTIST ART AND CRAFT PAINT SET
10X 6ml ACRYLIC COLOUR PAINTS ARTIST ART AND CRAFT PAINT SET
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Rustins RADS250 250ml Quick Dry Radiator Paint Satin
Rustins RADS250 250ml Quick Dry Radiator Paint Satin
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  • Rustin's Quick Dry Radiator Enamel Satin White.
  • The enamel is specially designed so that it stays white and does not yellow with age
  • The enamel is touch dry in 30 minutes, Heat resistant, and low odour
Johnstone's 307781 5 Litre Matt Emulsion Paint - Manhattan Grey
Johnstone's 307781 5 Litre Matt Emulsion Paint - Manhattan Grey
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  • Hardwearing and wipeable
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  • Suitable for interior walls and ceilings
Johnstone's 303929 1.25 Litre One Coat Quick Dry Satin Paint - Brilliant White
Johnstone's 303929 1.25 Litre One Coat Quick Dry Satin Paint - Brilliant White
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  • Available in a range of colours
Acrylic paint 12 Set by Crafts 4 All For Paper,canvas,wood,ceramic,fabric & crafts.Non toxic & Vibrant colors.Rich Pigments With Lasting Quality - For Beginners, Students & Professionals artist
Acrylic paint 12 Set by Crafts 4 All For Paper,canvas,wood,ceramic,fabric & crafts.Non toxic & Vibrant colors.Rich Pigments With Lasting Quality - For Beginners, Students & Professionals artist
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  • ULTIMATE PERFORMANCE FOR ANY ARTIST -Highest PREMIUM Quality Raw Materials are specially selected to manufacture our PREMIUM quality Acrylic paint set that outperform the many Alternatives in the market. They are uniquely formulated to bring out the maximum brilliance and color clarity with a buttery consistency for easy mixing and blending.
  • LASTING VIBRANT COLORS - These Non-Toxic paint produces Vivid, Richly Pigmented And Long Lasting Vibrant Colors that dries quickly . With BONUS 3 FREE PAINT BRUSHES included our ACRYLIC paint kit will put your artistic talent into fine crafts masterpiece. ASTM D-4236 and EN71-3 (CE) certified.
  • COLOR BLENDING -Our acrylic paints blend, layer and mix well to produce an array of unlimited shade for any project. Each paint has a fantastic thick consistency which will retain brush or spatula marks and give your work brilliant texture.
  • ULTIMATE ART KIT & PERFECT GIFT - Adults and kids love the versatility of our acrylics. From canvas art, painting, scrap booking and even nails, you will NEVER need another paint set to pursue your passion! They are suitable for most paintable surfaces including Stretched Canvas, Wood,Glass,card decorating,plastic,Craft Foam,Ceramic,Decorative Wallpaper, Terracotta, Blackboard easel,Paper,Art Chalk Board And More.
  • SATISFACTION GUARANTEE - We are so confident that you'll love your acrylic paint set that we're giving you a lifetime guarantee. Get yours NOW!
DecoArt Americana Acrylic Metallic Paint, Glorious Gold
DecoArt Americana Acrylic Metallic Paint, Glorious Gold
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  • All-purpose METALLIC acrylic paint.
  • Ideal for professional artists, crafters and students.
  • Range includes 100's of intermixable colours and special effect mediums.
  • Suitable for use on canvas, paper, wood, unglazed pottery & Styrofoam.
  • Ideal for making crafts, DIY handmade personalised, customised, gifts or presents.


Updating the look of your bathroom does not have to cost an arm and a leg. By getting a little creative and choosing strategically on what to spend on, you can make a little go a long way.