Here’s a better way. Use our bathroom estimator to get a ballpark figure about your general bathroom type. Then drill down into each bathroom component, choose features and products you want, and see how they affect the bottom line.
One good way to check the quality is to go to IKEA and look carefully at the demonstration kitchens in the showroom. Not only can you check the actual materials used, but you can see how they hold up to abuse from the thousands of visitors who go through opening and closing the drawers, banging the doors, swinging on them and otherwise treating them far worse than you would your kitchen at home!
Laminated chipboard, often called ContiBoard or particleboard is veneered chipboard; often veneered with a thin slice of real wood, barely a millimetre thick on the surfaces and around edges or sometimes the veneer maybe melamine. The chipboard being waste wood chippings mixed in with resin (glue) to form a composite wood board with no wood grain and very little structural strength.
At Home Goods I found a smaller storage cabinet with a marble top that has the same finish and reflects the style of the new sink console to hold the potions. Previously, our products were on a cart, but it was extremely messy and driving me crazy. I replaced all the knobs on both pieces and the linen’s closet with Martha Stewart knobs, which were much nicer than the ones they wore.
There’s no need for a full bathroom remodel when you can make your bathroom more functional and stylish by installing new fixtures. Update the shower with a more adjustable shower head or there are even models that mimic rainfall! New sink faucets, towel racks, cabinet hardware or mirrors are other effective choices. Change out your fixtures and you will update your style with out breaking your budget.