The winter brings with it plenty of time to survey your surroundings and consider improvements. Instead of wasting time eating all winter, why not work on some home improvement projects instead? Outdoor projects are not really an option during the winter months, but your bathroom is a prime candidate for an overhaul. If you are at a loss about what changes to make this winter, we have a few suggestions of winter-friendly bathroom projects you can complete on your own.
Upgrading your bathroom doesn’t always mean a full renovation. You can change the textures, colors, and design of the space without breaking down a single wall. There are plenty of winter-friendly bathroom projects to change your current bathroom on a budget without bringing in outside help.
Sometimes you just want a visual change without making changes to the structure. You can place tile over your current floors or backsplash to save time and money. Not only will you have a whole new look for your bathroom, but you can also do it on your own in the space of a weekend.
One way to transform the look of your bathroom even in the winter is by upgrading your mirror. They make any space look larger than it really is and can refresh your bathroom in an instant. Look at new trends in mirror shapes and designs when choosing a new look for your bathroom. Make sure that it will fit in the current space in your bathroom and that the new one won’t damage the existing wall.
Sometimes it’s the little details that can transform a space, even the bathroom. Consider changing the handles on your sinks, drawers, and even your taps. You can also change the fixtures on your doors to match the inside or upgrade them to have a more unique appearance. Consider changing the backing covers of the light switches and the outlets. There are plenty of specialty covers that appeal to a wide assortment of aesthetics. These changes are not only budget-friendly, but they can also give your bathroom a whole new look.
You don’t always have to make changes to your walls and fixtures to overhaul your bathroom in the winter. Upgrading your accessories is an easy way to transform your look without breaking the bank. Consider adding or changing the plants in your bathroom. You can also change your bath mats, towels, glassware, and other peripherals. Think about a style that you love, but one that is different than anything currently in your home. Make your bathroom a destination story that is shown in the style that you love but may have been too shy to showcase.
When cold weather rolls in the bathroom offer a warm refuge. You can soak up hot steam in the shower or laze the frost away in a bubble bath. If you are interested in upgrading your bathroom in the winter but are not sure where to start, we have some ideas. We laid out a few specific trends you can follow above, but if they don’t strike your creative fancy, there are plenty of other options.
You can start by overhauling your floors. This can be as simple as adding a few floor rugs for warmth or even adding underfloor heating. Changing out your towels is a great way to brighten the space for little cost. Consider adding a towel heater to warm up your winters as well. Block off heat escapes by checking the insulation around your doors and windows as well.
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