Longing to update your home, but short on time and money? You’re not alone. Remodeling experts report that whole-house remodels have declined in recent years — but don’t throw in the towel just yet. Instead of focusing on every room, focus on smaller areas where you spend a lot of time, like the bathroom.

“Bathroom renovations are one of the most popular projects with homeowners, but not everyone has the same needs or budget,” says renowned home improvement expert Danny Lipford. “Luckily, cosmetic updates can be quick, inexpensive and easy enough for anyone to do.”


With a few days and minimal budget, you can give your bathroom an instant facelift that will be fashionable and functional.

1. Start your bathroom update with a good cleaning.

Removing any mildew, dust and soap scum is the first step to a brighter bath.

2. Color can affect our mood, so add a spash of paint.

For only the cost of a brush, roller, tape and a gallon of paint, both your bathroom walls and your mood will feel refreshed.

3. Did you know that within a year, the average person washes their hands 8,776 times?


And that doesn’t take into account the time spent brushing your teeth or washing your face. With these many interactions with water, be sure that your bathroom remodel includes a stylish new faucet.

4. Not sure if your current cabinets or vanity are fashionable enough for your new faucet?

Before you replace it, consider adding new cabinet hardware for an instant update. There are a wide variety of choices — and manufacturers, such as Moen, even offer knobs (starting at $8) and pulls (starting at $16) that perfectly match your faucet in both design and finish.

5. The average person takes 365 showers per year.

If your shower space is feeling a bit small, add 7 1/2 inches in an instant with a curved shower rod. Moen offers both single and double curved shower rods (in the most popular finishes to maximize your bathroom shower space with ultimate style.


Soon, with minimal budget and effort, your bathroom will be more enjoyable — with an attractive look you’ll love and your guests will envy.

For more information on Moen products, visit www.moen.com.