Rising Cost of Raw Materials for Bathrooms 2021

Home renovations are booming. But prices are on the rise too.

Many have had to pause or completely halt remodelling attempts this year because of the shortage of materials. However, if you’re one of those who attempted to remodel their bathrooms, you already know that you can’t stop halfway. Here’s how to finish building your modern bathroom despite the rising cost of raw materials in 2021.

Revise Your Renovation Plans

If you’d planned something extravagant, it might be time to rethink your choices. This can be a difficult pill to swallow, especially for those who had plans to wow guests with their modern bathroom suites. Regardless, you can still slay on a budget! Some of the best modern bathroom suites ideas preach minimalism, and you’ll still be able to wow your guests without spending too much.

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Increase Your Budget

While most of 2021 has witnessed a sharp upward trend in home renovations, prices of construction materials have been on the rise as well. Unfortunately, construction experts have stated that the situation is not likely to get better anytime soon. They also predict that the shortage of building materials and manpower will likely extend into 2022. As a result, you may need to spend more than you originally planned. However, a few thousand pounds extra will get you all you need to finish renovating your home and bathroom before the end of the year.



With imposed lockdowns during the pandemic, many have found alternative income sources, including builders. Statistics show that over 100,000 builders in the UK have left the construction industry since the start of the year. There’s a lot of work, but no one to handle it.

Bathroom remodelling is not as complex as it looks. There is a lot of good information on the internet on how you can remodel and redesign your modern bathroom yourself. However, make sure the information you’re working with is certified by skilled professionals, and don’t forget to follow the right safety tips!

Turn On the Lights!

One of the ways to make your bathroom look more extravagant is by investing in lighting. Good lighting makes your bathroom look more homey and spacious, depending on what kind of feel you want. If you’ve gotten your tiles sorted, all you need to do is install lights that’ll bounce off the floor and walls. You can look at a few interior decorating ideas to determine which lights will work best for the colour of your tiles.

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Paint The Walls


You can save the cost of remodelling your bathroom by adding a fresh coat of paint to your bathroom walls. Rather than spending on new tiles and installing fixtures, new paint is sure to add a hint of freshness to your bathroom without breaking the bank.

You can also switch up the colours you like or add some designs to spruce up the place. Here, you can be as creative as you want, and you can have a fun time painting with your family too!

Finding Solutions to the Problem

The problems of the construction industry are a significant cause for concern. Construction timelines have suddenly extended because of the shortage of raw materials and workers, and many homeowners have been left hanging. However, with COVID-19 restrictions easing, perhaps a solution to the problem will arrive sooner than we think.

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In the meantime, if you’re doing any construction work by yourself, don’t forget to conform to the required safety standards.

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