Bob Vila Bathroom Ideas

Bathroom floorLast week I posted an article with some creative ideas for bathroom renovation. This week, I was looking through some Bob Vila articles, and he has so many creative ideas for spicing up a bathroom that I just had to share some more. If you want to give your bathroom a “new look” without actually renovating the entire thing, these ideas are for you. I picked out four to share today.

1.) Why not add some flare to the bathroom with a totally unique mirror? And they’re completely affordable, too!

Weekend Projects: 5 Marvelous Mirrors You Can Make in a Day

There’s more to a mirror than just seeing yourself in its glass. For one thing, because they reflect natural and artificial light, mirrors can make rooms appear larger. They add character too, lending a lived-in look to the decor of a room. For do-it-yourselfers, what’s best about mirrors is how easy they are to customize. With basic and oftentimes free materials…

2.) Sometimes all it takes to make the bathroom look new again is to give that grout a thorough cleaning:

When in Doubt, Revive Your Grout!

Tile has always been a popular choice for floors, walls, and other surfaces due to its durability and long life. In fact, it’s typically the grout that starts to fail or show its age before the tile itself, and when grout gets dirty or worn, the entire tile surface can appear old or tired-looking. The best way to breathe new life back into your tile is to restore your grout…

3.) Nothing says ‘grunge’ quite so much as rust all over a room. If your faucets are looking rusty but you don’t want to replace them all, here’s how you can remove the rust:

How To: Remove Rust

Learning how to remove rust isn’t rocket science, and in homeowners’ ongoing fight to maintain outdoor tools and patio furniture, rust removal is an essential skill. There are at least three ways to get the job done; choose the method you like best from the options detailed below. Bear in mind that no matter the technique used, any effort to remove rust begins the same way…

4.) If you’re willing to spend a bit more, sometimes a unique flooring can make all the difference in the bathroom. Check out these creative, one-of-a-kind ideas:

Beyond Tile: Fresh Ideas for Bathroom Flooring

Ceramic tile has been the go-to choice for bathroom flooring almost since the advent of indoor plumbing. But today there are many alternative—and stylish—choices for homeowners to consider when putting in a new bathroom or remodeling an existing one. Attractive flooring options run the gamut from high-end marble to eco-friendly fibers to new twists on traditional materials such as hardwood and vinyl. …

For any more extensive bathroom renovation, you’re going to need to contact a professional for help. And most likely you’ll need to contact a plumber as well. Don’t hesitate to ask Golden Plumbing for assistance – we’re there for all your plumbing needs.


Rachel is a graduate from Grove City College, where she studied Communications, English, and Theatre. She currently has a plethora of unrelated jobs, of which blogging from the comfort of her bedroom is one.

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