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You Can Now Cut Your Expenses for the Modern Look of the Bathroom With These Pointers

Aug 8, 2008
The word modern has always been popular, especially 'modern look'. People would like to update themselves with the most up to date designs and if they have the means to, they will remodel their home to suit the modern living. Because all the living areas can be remodeled to suit the contemporary look, even the modern bathroom will not be left out.

Bathroom remodeling for most of us should cost quite a lot. With the new concepts and designs, it should cost more. Homeowners who are serious about renovating and getting the new look should go for it. Don't be put off if you browse through the price tags and find that they are over the top. You can actually work within your financial means. If you plan properly, think harder before making the final decision, diligently bargain hunt for your discount bathroom remodeling, practice patience and apply creativity, you will not only be able to save on money but be a million times happier with the outcome.

The modern look can be yours with the right tips to follow. Below are some.

Do you know that second hand expensive woods are sold for less at some second hand stores? They are woods from demolished houses. The owner sold them to the shops so they wont be wasted. You can by these woods or second hand cabinets if you like. The cabinets, made from woods like mahogany, ebony and dark wood could use a little help from carpenters to make them look modern and absolutely brilliant. Avoid designs that look antique or vintage, as this will not suit the modern look you are trying to create. You should focus more on colors.

When sales are just around the corner, you should wait for them so you can get your equipments for less. A basin for example is usually the most expensive. Try to find unique shapes for the sink. Wide and shallow is the new in. oval and egg shapes are now considered out of fashion. With the way trends are going, you can even expect them to be triangular.

Tiles are expensive. They are permanent in nature so removing or changing them later will be quite a task. For this reason, wallpapers and paints should be the new love. Well, one obvious reason is that wallpapers and paints are cheap. Wallpapers last longer than you think. Up to ten years and if you feel that you want to change hem, you can do so anytime. Spray paints are also wonderful. You can get fresh colors for your bathroom and this can be suited to the modern look easily. The color combination and designs are cheap and best of all, they can easily create that modern effect with half the cost.

You can give a completely modern look for the bath and shower area by using stones for the garden or cast stone composites. Get these stones from garden landscaping design stores. Buying in bulk will be cheaper and avoid buying in mall-based stores. If you have any left over, use them for the garden or decorating the house. The position of the baths has always been at the sides. The new look requires the bath to be the centre of attraction. You should place them somewhere in the middle.
About the Author
As a foremost expert in the field of modern discount bathroom remodeling via means of bathroom vanity, bath cabinet and bathroom lighting, Tommy Kenningston's work are regularly featured in trade publications around the theme of modern bathroom.
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