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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.

iBathUK 1700mm Luxury Large Single Ended Bath Straight Bathroom Bathtub Panel Set
iBathUK 1700mm Luxury Large Single Ended Bath Straight Bathroom Bathtub Panel Set
Sale Price: £144.99
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Features

  • 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
CO-Z Adult PVC Portable Folding Inflatable Bathtub with Air Pump for Family Bathroom SPA
CO-Z Adult PVC Portable Folding Inflatable Bathtub with Air Pump for Family Bathroom SPA
Sale Price: £48.29
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Features

  • ✔ SUPER COMFORTABLE: The tub is super comfortable thanks to the inflatable pillow, backrest, and armrest.
  • ✔ QUALITY MATERIAL: Made to be non-toxic and durable this environment friendly inflatable tub is made of high density PVC.
  • ✔ CUP HOLDER: An added cup holder holds on to beverages, cellphones, and MP3 players for convenience.
  • ✔ SPA DESIGN: The upper cover can be rolled back or zipped up so you can stay warm or keep cool. Easily foldable and storable, you can enjoy spa time anytime, anywhere just by pumping it up.
  • ✔ HEALTH IMPROVING: Regular dips have been known to help eliminate toxins in the body, improve skin, and slim the body.
happy life Folding bathtub, Portable bathtub, Plastic bathtub ,Spa bathtub, Massage bathtub
happy life Folding bathtub, Portable bathtub, Plastic bathtub ,Spa bathtub, Massage bathtub
Sale Price: £52.98
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Features

  • Application: Indoor and Outdoor bathtub; Size: 75cm (diameter) x 75cm (height)
  • Very light and portable, saves space, very suitable for small rooms.
  • Imported Non-phthalate PVC materials meet EN71-3, SGS, 6P standards, environmentally friendly.
  • Durable and easy to clean, made of 3 layers waterproof and resistant fabric.
  • You can stretch your feet freely in the water, big enough for two people to bathe.
Luxury Bamboo Bathtub Caddy Bath Tub Tray with Extending Sides Built in Book Tablet Holder Cellphone Tray & Integrated Wineglass Holder and Other Accessories Placement
Luxury Bamboo Bathtub Caddy Bath Tub Tray with Extending Sides Built in Book Tablet Holder Cellphone Tray & Integrated Wineglass Holder and Other Accessories Placement
List Price: £69.99
Sale Price: £22.85
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Features

  • Relax In Iuxury : Ultimate space and comfort ,enough space to accommodate all your needs , extremely relaxing - read , watch , and sip while you bathe , safely holds your book , tablet , your smartphone or other ;
  • Accessorise Rustproof : Metal book holder keeps reading material in the perfect position , convenient grooves prevent computer or magazine from falling into tub , our sturdy design prevents tray from sliding , bouncing or skidding across the tub ;
  • 100% Natural Bamboo : This unique bathtub caddy is made of the high quality bamboo wood , made from 100% natural , eco-friendly , sustainable bamboo , you don't have to worry about splitting or mold , waterproof wooden finish won't rust or warp ;
  • Fits Any Bathtub : The extendable design means you'll have no problem keeping your caddy safe and secure , no matter how wide your bathtub is ;
  • Perfect Gift :Great unique gift idea for men , women , perfect birthday present for father and mother holidays and a cool anniversary gift for him or her .
iBathUK 1700mm Traditional Freestanding Bathtub Roll Top White Gloss Bath + Feet
iBathUK 1700mm Traditional Freestanding Bathtub Roll Top White Gloss Bath + Feet
Sale Price: £294.99
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Features

  • 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 Round Single Ended Bath Modern Straight White Bathtub with Handles
1700 mm Round Single Ended Bath Modern Straight White Bathtub with Handles
Sale Price: £159.99
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Features

  • 10 Year Warranty
  • Length: 1700mm
  • Made with High Grade Acrylic
  • Choice of tap positioning - drill to suit
  • Warm to touch finish
iBathUK 1600 x 700 Designer Square Single Ended Bath Straight Bathtub Shower Screen
iBathUK 1600 x 700 Designer Square Single Ended Bath Straight Bathtub Shower Screen
Sale Price: £174.99
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Features

  • 10 Year Warranty
  • Crafted from high quality acrylic
  • Warm to touch finish
  • Certified safety glass bath screen
  • Set Includes: Bath, leg support set, glass shower screen
Intime Foldable Inflatable Thick Warm Adults Bathtub Children Inflatable Pool, Blue
Intime Foldable Inflatable Thick Warm Adults Bathtub Children Inflatable Pool, Blue
List Price: £48.50
Sale Price: £47.99
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Features

  • Very light and portable, save much place
  • Environmentally Friendly PVC is harmless to the health
  • You can enjoy a comfortable bath after work
  • Keep the water warm for up to an hour
  • Equipped with foot pump. If you need electric pump, you can purchase in our store.
OXO Good Grips 1395500 Stainless Steel Bathtub Drain Protector
OXO Good Grips 1395500 Stainless Steel Bathtub Drain Protector
List Price: £5.50
Sale Price: £4.27
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Features

  • Scaled to fit over bathtub drains
  • Effectively catches hair while allowing water to drain
  • Silicone rim helps keep drain protector in place
  • Rust-proof stainless steel construction
  • The OXO better guarantee: If you experience an issue with your OXO product, get in touch with OXO to repair or replace it; OXO is grateful for the opportunity to learn from your experience and we'll make it better


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.

iBathUK 800 x 800 mm Designer Quadrant Sliding Door Shower Enclosure + Tray & Free Waste
iBathUK 800 x 800 mm Designer Quadrant Sliding Door Shower Enclosure + Tray & Free Waste
Sale Price: £129.99
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Features

  • 10 Year Warranty
  • 4mm tempered safety glass
  • Twin sliding doors with cushioned magnetic seal strips
  • Polished Aluminium Frame with 20mm adjustment for out of line walls
  • Set Includes: Quadrant glass doors, Lightweight shower tray, Fixing kit + Free waste
VeeBath Fenwick Bathroom 760 x 760 x 1850mm High Sliding Corner Entry Shower Enclosure Door Shower Cubicles Only
VeeBath Fenwick Bathroom 760 x 760 x 1850mm High Sliding Corner Entry Shower Enclosure Door Shower Cubicles Only
List Price: £122.00
Sale Price: £116.00
You save: £6.00 (5%)
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Features

  • EU standard approved - The screen is made of 8mm BS EN 12150 certified & toughened safety glass.
  • Adjustment: 720-740mm - EU Standard Approved 5mm Safety Glass
  • 5 Year Guarantee - (exclusive of serviceable parts, neglect or abuse of product after purchase)
  • Chrome Finished frames & roller wheels
  • In the pack : Enclosure and Fixing Kit, Installation Manual. Your warranty document is your Invoice (emailed after purchase)
iBathUK 760 x 760 Pivot Hinge 6mm Glass Shower Enclosure Reversible Door + Side Panel
iBathUK 760 x 760 Pivot Hinge 6mm Glass Shower Enclosure Reversible Door + Side Panel
Sale Price: £149.99
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Features

  • 10 Year Guarantee
  • 6mm Tempered Safety Glass
  • Reversible Fitting - giving choice of left or right entry
  • Cushioned magnetic seal strips
  • Frame features a minimum inward 20mm adjustment
Steam Shower Cabin Enclosure and Tray 900x900, Sauna Function, 6 Body Jets, Overhead Shower, Handset with Hose, Thermostatic Valve, Seat, Built in Radio, LED Handset, Glass 5mm
Steam Shower Cabin Enclosure and Tray 900x900, Sauna Function, 6 Body Jets, Overhead Shower, Handset with Hose, Thermostatic Valve, Seat, Built in Radio, LED Handset, Glass 5mm
List Price: £699.95
Sale Price: £649.98
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Features

  • Comes complete with a built in radio and external CD player connection ; A luxury sauna function which turns your shower into a home spa with an adjustable timer and temperature gauge ; Hanset Features: Phone, Radio, Steam, Microphone, Emergency Alarm, LED Control
  • 6 body jets ; Thermostatic valve ; Minimum working pressure 1.5 Bar ; Separate flow and temperature control ; Handshower with hose ; Overhead shower
  • Clear 5mm front glass ; Black back glass ; Doors manufactured in 5mm glass ; Sliding door quadrant with single rollers for both top and bottom ; Includes shower tray, shower seat, shelf, Chrome Magnetic Profiles
  • Height: 2250mm ; Depth: 900mm ; Width: 900mm ; Maximum Weight: 100Kg
  • 15 Year exclusive guarantee with Better Bathrooms Seller
1200 x 800 Premium Sliding 8mm Thick Easy Clean Glass Shower Enclosure Cubicle
1200 x 800 Premium Sliding 8mm Thick Easy Clean Glass Shower Enclosure Cubicle
Sale Price: £217.99
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Features

  • 10 Year Guarantee
  • 8mm Thick Easy Clean Glass
  • Reversible Fitting - giving choice of left or right entry
  • Polished Frame with 20mm inward adjustment for out of line walls
  • Set Includes: 8mm Sliding Glass Door, Side Glass Panel, Instructions + Fixing kit
iBathUK 1200 x 760 Modern Sliding 6mm Glass Shower Enclosure Cubicle Door + Side Panel
iBathUK 1200 x 760 Modern Sliding 6mm Glass Shower Enclosure Cubicle Door + Side Panel
Sale Price: £149.99
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Features

  • 10 Year Guarantee
  • 6mm Tempered Safety Glass
  • Reversible Fitting - giving choice of left or right entry
  • 20mm inward adjustment for out of line walls
  • Set Includes: Sliding glass door, Glass side panel + Fixing kit
iBathUK 900 x 900 mm Designer Quadrant Sliding Door Shower Enclosure + Stone Tray
iBathUK 900 x 900 mm Designer Quadrant Sliding Door Shower Enclosure + Stone Tray
Sale Price: £139.99
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Availability: Usually dispatched within 24 hours

Features

  • 10 Year Warranty
  • 4mm tempered safety glass
  • Twin sliding doors with cushioned magnetic seal strips
  • Polished Aluminium Frame with 20mm adjustment for out of line walls
  • Set Includes: Quadrant glass doors, Stone Resin shower tray, Fixing kit + Free waste
Walkin Shower and Tray 1400x900 6mm Glass RIght Enclosure Complete Set
Walkin Shower and Tray 1400x900 6mm Glass RIght Enclosure Complete Set
List Price: £799.00
Sale Price: £288.95
You save: £510.05 (64%)
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Features

  • Elegant bow front right hand design ; Chrome finished profiles ; Toughened 6mm glass
  • Material: durable high quality acrylic reinforced with fibre glass for extra strength (excludes: waste)
  • Enclosure height: 1963mm ; Tray type: 62mm slimline
  • Metal trims on both glass panels for increased rigidity ; Wall bracket and panel joining bracket for increased rigidity ; Adjustable wall channels
  • 15 year guarantee exclusive with Better Bathrooms seller
700mm Wetroom Screen with 300mm Flipper Panel and End Panel + 1200x700mm Walk In Shower Enclosure Tray and Waste
700mm Wetroom Screen with 300mm Flipper Panel and End Panel + 1200x700mm Walk In Shower Enclosure Tray and Waste
Sale Price: £294.99
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Features

  • 700x1900mm Walk In Enclosure Front panel+700x1900mm side panel+300mm return panel+1200 x 700mm stone tray and waste
  • 20mm wall adjustment, 700mm(665-685mm)
  • 8mm Glass Screen equipped with NANO Self Clean Glass Technology, it means water will not stay or leave marks on the glass
  • Concealed fittings, top cover caps to give a perfect clear look


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
Sale Price: £15.99
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Features

  • Hardwearing and wipeable
  • Low odour and quick drying
  • Suitable for interior walls and ceilings
  • Available in a range of colours
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
List Price: £21.99
Sale Price: £14.99
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Features

  • 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!
Johnstone's 304085 5 Litre Silk Emulsion Paint - Magnolia
Johnstone's 304085 5 Litre Silk Emulsion Paint - Magnolia
List Price: £24.99
Sale Price: £8.00
You save: £16.99 (68%)
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Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 to 2 weeks

Features

  • High sheen finish
  • Low odour and quick drying
  • Suitable for interior walls and ceilings
Dulux Matt Paint, 2.5 L - Pure Brilliant White
Dulux Matt Paint, 2.5 L - Pure Brilliant White
List Price: £13.99
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You save: £1.99 (14%)
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Features

  • Modern, flat finish
  • Smooth & creamy emulsion paint
  • Unique Chromalock technology
  • Ideal for use on walls and ceilings
  • Touch dry in 2 hours
AKORD Multifunctional Nylon Paint Brushes, Plastic, Sky Blue, Set of 10
AKORD Multifunctional Nylon Paint Brushes, Plastic, Sky Blue, Set of 10
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Features

  • Made of nylon material with plastic handles
  • Main Colour: Sky Blue
  • 10 brushes of assorted shapes and sizes
Johnstone's 307782 5 Litre Silk Emulsion Paint - Manhattan Grey
Johnstone's 307782 5 Litre Silk Emulsion Paint - Manhattan Grey
List Price: £24.99
Sale Price: £19.99
You save: £5.00 (20%)
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Features

  • High sheen finish
  • Low odour and quick drying
  • 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
Sale Price: £7.99
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Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 to 2 weeks

Features

  • Mid sheen finish
  • Low odour
  • Suitable for interior wood and metal
  • Available in a range of colours
Rust-Oleum Chalky Finish Furniture Paint - Antique White - 750ml
Rust-Oleum Chalky Finish Furniture Paint - Antique White - 750ml
List Price: £14.99
Sale Price: £8.75
You save: £6.24 (42%)
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Features

  • Water-based with virtually no odour
  • Exceptional coverage in just one coat
  • No priming or sanding necessary on most surfaces
  • Smooth, chalky matt finish
  • Interior use only
  • Water-based with virtually no odour.
  • Exceptional coverage in just one coat.
  • No priming or sanding necessary on most surfaces.
  • Interior use only.
Snazaroo Face and Body Paint, 18 ml - Black (Individual Colour)
Snazaroo Face and Body Paint, 18 ml - Black (Individual Colour)
List Price: £4.29
Sale Price: £2.15
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Features

  • Suitable for sensitive skin - Snazaroo face paints are formulated to be friendly to the delicate skin and are fragrance free
  • Face paints have been reviewed by an independent professor of dermatology and professional toxicologists
  • Washable - Snazaroo face paints are all water based, this makes them as easy to get off as they are to put on
  • Simply remove with soap and warm water, there is no need for scrubbing or harsh removers
  • All Snazaroo face paint is manufactured in the UK using only approved ingredients fully compliant with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and toy and cosmetic regulations and are non-toxic


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.