Remodelling your bathroom doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. In fact, if you opt to do most of the remodelling yourself, you can easily cut back on labour costs. Many people simply see Adelaide bathrooms remodelling as nothing but an unnecessary expense. However, learn to see it instead for what it truly is, an investment. It will be an investment that will pay handsomely if you ever do decide to sell your home.

Here are our top 4 cost-effective bathroom remodelling ideas.

Opt to paint

Painting your bathroom affords one of the easier and quicker facelifts to the area. Painting is something that can be done with relatively little experience. All you have to do is make sure you have the right tools. Ask a sales assistant at your local home depot about the right tools to use.

Secondly, you will want to choose a paint that resists the growth of moulds and mildew. If you use ordinary wall paint, you will also want to look for a satin finishing coat. This will be very helpful in protecting your ceiling and wall from developing any unwanted moulds.

Change Bathroom Fixtures

For a couple hundred dollars you can order a variety of sink faucets, drawer pulls and towel racks online from places like China ( After re-painting Adelaide bathrooms, new fixtures will help to complete the new look. You can even order new light fixtures and even mini-chandeliers for less than $200. Nothing changes the appearance of a room as drastically as new light fixtures.

Have Your Bathtub Re-Lined

Getting a new bathtub may be tempting to do, but it is undoubtedly costly. Opt instead to have the bathtub relined. Relining the bathtub will give it the rejuvenation that you are after. Furthermore, it will be cheaper and will also be less time-consuming. Imagine all the work that would have gone into having the old bathtub removed?

Before choosing a company to do the relining for you, do your homework. Go around and compare prices first before you settle on a company to reline your bathtub. Get referral quotes from friends and family and your local depot for contractors who do a good job. In this way you save yourself time and potential costly mistakes from amateurs.

Clean Off Unsightly Caulk and Grout or Re-apply It

Caulk and grout are the substances that go in between your tiles and give that finished neat look to the space. Dirt and grime love to cling to caulk and grout. Adelaide bathrooms would be incomplete without taking some time to clean the dirt from the caulk and grout. Caulk and grout don’t cost much if you wish to re-apply them. Re-application is probably the better option.


Remodelling and redesigning Adelaide bathrooms doesn’t have to be expensive. We hope this article has given you a few ideas to help you get started on remodelling your bathroom.