When you’re on a budget, chances are you’re looking for the most affordable prices when it comes to choosing products for your bathroom renovation. Every business has times when they need to put even the highest-value products on clearance due to overstock, seasonal changes, updated models, etc., and if you can find those great products when they go on sale, chances suggest that you can save a substantial amount of money when it comes to remodeling your bathroom. And even if you’re not on a budget, who couldn’t benefit from saving money? But what it really comes down to is understanding the bathroom products that you can afford to skimp on and the ones where splurging a little might just be the best thing for your new bathroom.
Do a Search for Sales
Looking through the Penny Saver or waiting for your seasonal Sears catalogue for the best sales are traditions of the past. Finding products that are on clearance is as simple as a few clicks away. Try doing a web search for the item you are looking for, preceded by words like “clearance,” “marked down,” or “deal.” This is likely to bring up a list of many online retailers who have the items you’re looking for at bargain price.
Know Where to Skimp
There are some bathroom products where you can afford to be a little picky so that you save money in the long run. A few examples include the major appliances, such as the shower, bathtub, toilet, and vanity or sink. Other products, however, such as the bathroom accessories, hired labor, tile, and paint can areas where skimping is not such a bad idea. These things can still look nice and have a high value without spending your whole bathroom budget on them alone.
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Checkout Your Local Home Goods Stores
Finally, it’s certainly worth checking out your local home goods stores to see what they might have to offer in way of bathroom clearance items. Online and in-store specials are often separate and unique and it’s possible that you might just find a blowout sale within a store that has almost everything you need for just the right price. If you’ve searched online, skimped where possible, and you’re budget just still isn’t feeling it, consider checking with your local stores to see if they are running any special deals.
These are just a few ideas to help you get the ball rolling on your new bathroom remodel. Just because the budget is tight doesn’t mean that you have to go broke revamping your new bathroom space. There are plenty of ways to save on a bathroom project, you just have to be creative and find out how to make it work in the best ways possible. Have any experience remodeling on a budget? Share your feedback and suggestions in the comments below – we’d love to hear from you!