It looked as if it hadn't been cleaned in years, and it was kinda blah.
Last Sunday I walked into my bathroom and thought, "Yeah, this isn't going to cut it any longer." Five minutes later, I had a putty knife in hand and was off....
|Goodbye, yucky gray caulk!|
Beautiful, isn't it? Ackk!
And away we go!
Rusty towel bar removed. Check. Putty applied over holes. Check.
While painting the primer, I realized that I was a teensy bit too short and couldn't reach the ceiling in certain areas...so I finished the trim near the ceiling in a pair of platform heels. Who knew pointy shoes could be so functional?!?
For the soap dish, I scraped off the paint, sanded out the rust, and dunked the dish in a can of white primer that I had around the house. Looks better, right?
I hadn't planned on replacing the faucet (above), but when I was at Home Depot buying a new shower rod, I felt inclined. I didn't particularly like this faucet AND it leaked at the base.
Voila! No leaks! It's amazing what a little plumber's putty can do!
Check out that glorious shower rod!!!!
And white caulk!
Here's the end result....
Total Time: 2 days (novice level)
Total Cost: ~$150
Joy of having a decent bathroom: Priceless
And it's just one more thing I wouldn't have had the energy to do if I were still working.