Before & After of our Bathroom on a budget
When we moved into our home almost three years ago, I knew right away there were some things that need to be taken care of. Our bathroom was one of them & it wasn’t in bad shape. However, the toilet was facing the door & your knees were bunched up to the radiator cover.
We wondered why anyone would have the toilet that way. So we contacted our friend, who is a plumber & asked him if the toilet can be facing the vanity. He came over to look & take some measurements & sure enough; it could be turned. We were happy about this.
The tub had glass sliding doors….again; it had to be made for a short person because you had to duck to get into the tub. We decided to get a whole new toilet & we are happy we did. So we had a new toilet installed & switched around & got rid of the disgusting & ugly glass doors on the tub & added a curtain rod & shower curtain. What a difference it made!
The old vanity was in bad shape, and it was a shame that it could not be saved because it was solid wood. However, it was pretty beaten up. And guess what? You guessed it; it was made for a short person! LOL
We are going to sand the mirror & restain it to a darker finish to match the vanity.
A Bathroom refresh also includes the details
We have been doing little by little on a tight budget & it is coming along nicely. The door & glass doorknob is original to the house, which I love & I am so happy it is still intact. We changed out some little things, for example, the ceiling light fixture, Towel hooks & outlets & covers.
As soon as we have the funds, we are going to make sure the sub-floor is well-braced & we are wanting to add a claw-foot tub. But that project will be expensive.
So, for now, we will live with some of the updates we already made & we are quite happy with how it turned out. Things take time & money.
What do you think about the bathroom refresh? Leave a comment & tell me what you think!
Until next time…
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