Bathroom remodels are known to be expensive, but they don't have to be. This is especially true if it's a cosmetic makeover. That’s because a good chunk of the expense often comes from changing the plumbing. If you forgo major changes, you can give your bathroom a fresh look at a low cost.
To do so, consider these ten cost saving tips for your next bathroom remodel:
Create a Budget
Many homeowners struggle with creating a budget for their bathroom project, simply because they're unfamiliar with the cost of materials and services.
Before creating your budget, put together your bathroom wish list. Then, visit home improvement stores and make note of what each item costs if purchased new. Often times the big-ticket items will present the biggest opportunities to save money.
Browse thrift and resale stores, like either of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity Restore locations, to find items at affordable prices.