Beautiful Bathroom Redos on a Budget
Homeowners share economical, innovative ideas for redoing a bathroom.
Hide CaptionShow CaptionUsing concrete face panels (sealed and covered in wax) instead of granite tiles meant the homeowners spent about $100 instead of $1,000.
Want your tub to make a statement? Consider framing it in concrete. The Bainbridge Island, Wash., homeowners took a typical cast-iron tub and surrounded it in cement face panels. They poured dyed concrete into sections, applied a sealer and a thin layer of wax. The entire project cost about $100, compared with the alternative granite that would have cost closer to $1,000.