1.Less is more
Choosing the bathroom materials for the specific places, it’s a economic methods. For example: tile some feature areas and leave the rest painted.
You can try to tile the splash zones around the bath with low-cost white ceramic tiles by yourself, and looks amazing when done well.
2. Enlarge bathroom Space
Even though you have a small bathroom and don’t want to knock down the walls to expand the space, you can also maximize it .Using the same tile on the wall s and floor will create a seamless look ; Large-format tiles in neutral shades can make the room look larger and more luxurious; A well-placed wall-to-wall mirror can give the illusion of more space.
3. Mix and match
First, shop around for the best deals, putting the suites together from different suppliers and clearance sections.
Second ,you could even try selling your old basin, bath and toilet. Second-hand coloured suites are popular with people after a retro look.
4. Removing the bath
You can consider to create a walk in wet room ,if you have separate bath and shower but only take baths once in a while.
Or if you do use both, consider a shaped shower-bath. It’s the best of both worlds without needing a separate shower tray and cubicle.
5. Keep the layout
Take the toilet for an example, moving the toilet would involve relocating both the toilet drain/vent and wastewater systems, and also supplying water to its new spot. So it’s really a big project.
Don’t reposition anything that doesn’t really need to be moved
6. Select artificial
The stone ,marble or wood tile will make your bathroom looks stylish ,but these will also increase your cost. Opting for a porcelain effect tile that looks like stone, marble or wood, will offer you the same aesthetic as the real thing but at a fraction of the price
7. Simplify the scheme
Bathroom products have trended towards hiding as much of the plumbing behind walls as possible, and sleeking up the overall scheme by sinking shower trays into the floor structure. For example, which has implications for waste positions. ‘All this can create extra work for your installer – making the project expensive. More mainstream products will require little additional structural work.
8. Save water
There are lots of specially designed taps available that can reduce water usage by half compared to regular taps, saving on your water bills.And fitting a flow restrictor to your shower will limit the amount of water you use without compromising its performance.’
9. Panelled walls
Painted wooden panelling is a great way to add style to a bathroom with a very low materials cost, making it ideal for the DIYer.
10. Light it up
Bright lighting can make a bathroom feel spacious and fresh. You can switch a single central ceiling pendant for a multi-lamp fitting without having to alter the wiring. But make sure fittings are IP rated so they are safe to use in wet areas.
Check out suppliers’ clearance areas to see if they have any one-off lights that would suit your scheme for a fraction of the normal price