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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
List Price: £136.01
Sale Price: £126.00
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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: £47.99
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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.
Tinksky Adult Folding Bathtub Inflatable Portable Plastic Bathtub Super-Thick
Tinksky Adult Folding Bathtub Inflatable Portable Plastic Bathtub Super-Thick
Sale Price: £68.88
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Features

  • 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
Sangkoo Bathtub Stopper Plug for Kitchen Bathroom Bathtub Drain Cover Silicone Rubber Drain Stopper
Sangkoo Bathtub Stopper Plug for Kitchen Bathroom Bathtub Drain Cover Silicone Rubber Drain Stopper
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Features

  • Still be upset about the water going away during bath, use this fuctional bathtub stopper to seal drain to fill tub with water.
  • Our specially designed suction cup can tightly secure stopper to tub floor, and this universal stopper fits all the bathtub and sink drains.
  • Helpful store design: suction cup can be used to store stopper when not in use; it is super easy to use and clean.
  • Soft, flexible Food Grade excellet silicone rubber protect health and safety, waterproof and durable.
  • Comfortable appearance and color, light, handy; start to take a relaxed and pleasant bath from this wonderful bathtub stopper.
Premium Bamboo Bath Tray by Harcas. Gorgeous Extendable Bathtub Caddy with Wine Rack and iPad Holder/Book Rest. Perfect for Relaxing in the Bath While Winding Down For The Day. Fits Most Bathtubs
Premium Bamboo Bath Tray by Harcas. Gorgeous Extendable Bathtub Caddy with Wine Rack and iPad Holder/Book Rest. Perfect for Relaxing in the Bath While Winding Down For The Day. Fits Most Bathtubs
List Price: £49.97
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Features

  • MAKE BATH TIME YOUR RELAX TIME. With this premium Bamboo Bath Caddy, you can turn a normal everyday bath into a relaxing home spa experience. With its unique wine glass holder, iPad holder/book rest and accessory holder, you are really going to be pampered.
  • QUICK & EASY TO USE. No assembly required. Simply pull out the extending arms to fit your bathtub and you're ready to go. Easy to fold away for storage.
  • MADE WITH PREMIUM NATURAL BAMBOO. This beautiful bathtub caddy is made from 100% certified organic bamboo which is durable, Eco-friendly and non-toxic. Because it is bamboo it does not rust like metal bathtub caddy's.
  • DURABLE AND STURDY. Strong solid construction with extendable arms creates a good sturdy fit which eliminates the fear of the bath tray slipping or sliding and being knocked into the bathtub.
  • BACKED BY OUR 365 DAY WARRANTY & 30 Day 100% MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. We believe this is one of the best Bamboo Bath Trays out there so we are offering such an amazing guarantee.
Premium Bamboo Bath Caddy - Luxurious Wooden Bathtub Tray - Book Rest and Wine Holder Rack
Premium Bamboo Bath Caddy - Luxurious Wooden Bathtub Tray - Book Rest and Wine Holder Rack
List Price: £39.99
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Features

  • ★ ULTIMATE LUXURY BATH CADDY : Bathtime becomes relax time- With its clever book holder, wine glass holder And soap/candle holder , your bathtime is in for a serious upgrade.
  • ★ STURDY & SAFE BATH TRAY: A solid construction And fully adjustable arms, means The Bondhouse bath tray can adjust securely to any size or shape of bath. Remove the fear of knocks or slips. It also folds into a compact design , should You wish to put it aside yo clean the bath. 
  • ★ BUILT TO LAST : Made from environmentally friendly Bamboo- The Bondhouse caddy has the advantage of not only being waterproof, but also as there is no metal or chrome- It is unaffected by steam or water- Unlike the metal versions this caddy cannot rust or discolour
  • ★ PERFECT FIT GUARANTEE : Because of its clever design and adjustable arms , this caddy is guaranteed to fit any bath. If not we at Bondhouse will happily refund your money.
  • ★ IDEAL GIFT : The Bondhouse Bath Caddy changes a mondayne Bath Into a spa like treat. It is the perfect gift for a well deserving Loved One- Or better still , yourself!!!.  You deserve this!!!   
TOP-MAX® White Relaxing Bath Pillow Case with Strong Suction Cups Spa Nest Headrest Waterproof Cushion Use with Bath Caddy for Bathtub Bathroom
TOP-MAX® White Relaxing Bath Pillow Case with Strong Suction Cups Spa Nest Headrest Waterproof Cushion Use with Bath Caddy for Bathtub Bathroom
List Price: £8.99
Sale Price: £6.49
You save: £2.50 (28%)
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Features

  • Colour: White.Dimension:300mm(L)*250mm(W),Material:PVC Foam.Waterproof
  • Easy to Clear---It is easy to clear and washable,giving you a wonderful bath experience
  • 3 Suction Cups---These suction cups stick well to the bathtub wall, making the bath pillow slip-resistant
  • Comfortable Cushion---It is soft and comfortable ,and it can turn a bath time into a really comfortable and relaxing experience
  • Perfect for Bath Time---It provides enough support to my back or my head when you lay down(Not deliver to the regions outside the UK regions)
happy life Folding bathtub, Portable bathtub, Plastic bathtub ,Spa bathtub, Massage bathtub
happy life Folding bathtub, Portable bathtub, Plastic bathtub ,Spa bathtub, Massage bathtub
List Price: £52.98
Sale Price: £51.99
You save: £0.99 (2%)
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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.
1700 mm Luxury Square Double Ended Bath Modern Straight White Bathroom Bathtub
1700 mm Luxury Square Double Ended Bath Modern Straight White Bathroom Bathtub
Sale Price: £169.99
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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


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.

1200 x 760 Modern Sliding 6mm Glass Shower Enclosure Cubicle Door + Side Panel
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
900 x 900 mm Designer Quadrant Sliding Door Glass Corner Shower Enclosure
900 x 900 mm Designer Quadrant Sliding Door Glass Corner Shower Enclosure
Sale Price: £99.99
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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, Instructions and Fixing kit
Shower Cabin Enclosure and Tray +Handset+Valve 900x900 Glass 6mm Hydromassage 6 Jet
Shower Cabin Enclosure and Tray +Handset+Valve 900x900 Glass 6mm Hydromassage 6 Jet
List Price: £599.95
Sale Price: £399.95
You save: £200.00 (33%)
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Features

  • Elegant bathroom ensuite design with smooth action glass sliding door ; Chrome finished handles ; Toughened 6mm clear glass ; Door opening size: 480mm : Height: 2110mm
  • Overhead monsoon shower ; Multi Mode Handshower with slide rail ; 6 vertical directional body jets ; Thermostatic valve with diverter ; Minimum pressure requirement of 1.5 bar ; Separate flow and temperature control ; Automatic shutdown for valve should the cold water fail ; Shower valve requires hot and cold water supplied to 15mm hose connections
  • Sliding door quadrant with easiclean door mechanism & acrylic adjustable tray ; Clear glass only available ; Glass shelf ; Acrylic shower tray with push button waste and adjustable feet ; Doors manufactured in 6mm toughened glass
  • Cabin arrives in 4 packages for ease of entry into bathroom where assembly will be required ; This product fully complies to CE legislation under the new construction products regulation
  • 15 Year exclusive guarantee with Better Bathrooms Seller
760 x 760 Pivot Hinge 6mm Glass Shower Enclosure Reversible Door + Side Panel
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
1000 x 800 Right Quadrant 6mm Sliding Glass Shower Enclosure with Tray + Free Waste
1000 x 800 Right Quadrant 6mm Sliding Glass Shower Enclosure with Tray + Free Waste
Sale Price: £189.99
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Features

  • 10 Year Guarantee
  • 6mm Thick Saftey Glass
  • Stone Resin Tray with Free Waste Trap
  • Polished Frame with 20mm inward adjustment for out of line walls
  • Set Includes: 6mm Sliding Glass Doors, Stone Shower Tray, Fixing Kit + Free Waste
900 x 700 mm Corner Entry Sliding Shower Enclosure Cubicle with Stone Tray
900 x 700 mm Corner Entry Sliding Shower Enclosure Cubicle with Stone Tray
Sale Price: £238.99
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Features

  • 900 x 700mm corner entry shower enclosure with 900 x 700mm stone tray
  • 1850mm high fits most room heights
  • 6mm safety tempered clear glass
  • Sliding system of 16 shower door runner rollers
Shower Enclosure Cubicle 1200x700 Glass 4mm
Shower Enclosure Cubicle 1200x700 Glass 4mm
List Price: £499.00
Sale Price: £179.98
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Features

  • Elegant luxury modern entry; Easy access single smooth action 4mm glass sliding door and a 6mm fixed side panel
  • Chrome finished profiles ; Height: 1850mm ; Universal left or right hand fitting ; Magnetic door closure; Easy wipe clean
  • Supplied with rust resistant, stainless steel screws, chromed cap covers ; Accreditations & Testing: Sliding roller life test to 50,000 times opening - Fully waterproof tested with anti-leak test to conform to EN14428 - Breakage test to conform to EN14428 - ISO 9001: 2008 and ISO 14000: 2004 registered manufacturer
  • 15 Year Guarantee Exclusive with Better Bathrooms Seller (we do not supply this product to any other company, any such claims are an imitation)
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
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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
1000 x 700 mm Sliding Shower Enclosure Cubicle with Tray and Waste + Side Panel
1000 x 700 mm Sliding Shower Enclosure Cubicle with Tray and Waste + Side Panel
Sale Price: £229.99
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Features

  • Kit contents: 1000 x 1850mm shower door + 700 x 1850mm Side panel + 1000 x 700 x 40mm Stone Tray + waste
  • Fully reversible - allowing left or right hand fitting, and the side panel can be fitted on either side
  • 6mm tempered safety glass,20mm wall adjustment on both side,reversible design
  • Twin metal rollers for smooth sliding, long lasting and anti-rust and quick release rollers, easy to clean
  • 55mm Wide Aluminium rail frame,waterproof guaranteed,including waterproof seal


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.

Crayola Washable Kids Paint (Set of 10)
Crayola Washable Kids Paint (Set of 10)
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Features

  • Set includes 10 different colours of washable kid's paint in 2 oz. plastic bottles
  • Premium washable quality - easily washes from skin and most washable clothing
  • Does not drip readily from brush; Does not separate
  • Assures consistent performance
  • Ages 4+
Acrylic Painting Set - 12 Colour
Acrylic Painting Set - 12 Colour
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Features

  • Acrylic Painting Set 12 Colours
  • This selection set contains 12 x 18ml jars
  • 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
Johnstone's 307091 2.5 Litre Matt Emulsion Paint - Manhattan Grey
Johnstone's 307091 2.5 Litre Matt Emulsion Paint - Manhattan Grey
List Price: £13.99
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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
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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Features

  • 10X 6ml ACRYLIC COLOUR PAINTS ARTIST ART AND CRAFT PAINT SET Pack Of 10 6ml Acrylic Colour Paint Tubes
  • High Quality Paints Pack Includes Followinbg colours:
  • Titanium White, Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Red, Violet, Royal Blue, Ultramarine, Emerald Green, Burnt Umber, Black
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
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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 305980 2.5 Litre Matt Emulsion Paint - Duck Egg
Johnstone's 305980 2.5 Litre Matt Emulsion Paint - Duck Egg
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Features

  • Hardwearing and wipeable
  • Low odour and quick drying
  • Suitable for interior walls and ceilings
Rust-Oleum Chalky Finish Furniture Paint - Winter Grey - 750ml
Rust-Oleum Chalky Finish Furniture Paint - Winter Grey - 750ml
List Price: £14.99
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Features

  • Renovates and transforms furniture
  • Smooth touch, flat matt finish
  • Available in 16 colours
  • Use directly onto wood (bare or painted), brick, stone, plaster or any suitably primed rigid surface
  • Create a vintage distressed look using contrasting colours and sanding/ scouring when dry
  • Water-based with virtually no odour.
  • Exceptional coverage in just one coat.
  • No priming or sanding necessary on most surfaces.
  • Interior use only.
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
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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Features

  • Modern, flat finish
  • Smooth & creamy emulsion paint
  • Unique Chromalock technology
  • Ideal for use on walls and ceilings
  • Touch dry in 2 hours


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.