Used bathroom furniture, like vanities, can be donated at a local thrift store or non-profit organization, and old fixtures or hardware can be recycled.
Likewise, can a bathroom vanity be painted?
Over time a wood vanity cabinet may lose its luster from moisture, smudges and general use. Painting a bathroom vanity cabinet is a manageable project that gives a whole new look while extending its life.
Correspondingly, can you reuse a bathroom vanity?
If you’re not changing the size of the underlying cabinetry or the shape or size of any sinks that are installed in the existing slab, reusing your countertop is probably a safe bet. As long as you like the color and material, you have my stamp of approval.
Can you reuse a bathtub?
This is one of the most interesting and creative solutions to an old, worn-out bathtub on your property: reusing it! Plenty of homeowners (especially those with natural, overgrown landscaping aesthetics) use old bathtubs and wash basins for gardening pots, flower beds, and decorative additions to their outdoor areas.
The answer is yes, you can replace just the drain and pop-up assembly by itself. While this assembly is usually included with a new faucet, you also can get it separately at most home improvement stores and other retailers that sell plumbing supplies.
10 Ways to Update Your Bathroom on a Budget
- Update your fixtures.
- Replace outdated lighting.
- Clear the clutter.
- Coordinate accents.
- Restore the classics.
- Update the tile.
- High style vanity.
- Repurposed storage.
With the sink gone, it’s time to get rid of your old vanity top.
- Break the caulking seal attaching the back of the vanity top to the wall.
- Unscrew the countertop from the vanity cabinets.
- Cut through any caulk between the vanity top and cabinets.
- Lift the vanity top free from the cabinets below.
In rare instances, a bathroom vanity may be built in place or installed before the other fixtures so that removing the cabinet intact is difficult or impossible. In these cases, you may need to cut the cabinet into sections in order to remove it. A reciprocating saw with demolition blade makes easy work of this task.