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Instead Of Replacing All Your Old, Outdated Bathroom Tiles, Just Do This Instead

NOVEMBER 1, 2015  —  By Jessica Catcher  
Jessica Catcher

Jessica Catcher

Jessica is a writer who lives in Queens, NY. She spends most of her time listening to One Direction, watching TV, and hanging out with her one-eyed cat, Rigby.

Transforming your home can be a costly and frustrating endeavor, especially when it comes to bathroom tiles. Replacing them is such a hassle, you might consider pretending to really love the outdated design that even your grandmother would call old-fashioned.

Thankfully, there's a simple solution that doesn't involve destroying your home and starting from scratch. Simply paint over it! Okay, it's a little more complicated than that, but not as much as the alternative.

The original bathroom was definitely holding onto the past for too long.

Yeah, this is definitely screaming for a makeover.

The supplies you'll need:

XIM Tile Doc, a paint roller, a paint tray, Comet cleaner, foam brushes, a face mask, latex gloves, sandpaper, caulking, and painter's tape.

Start by deep-cleaning the whole area, then sanding everything down with waterproof 400-grit sandpaper.

After that you'll need to remove the old caulking, tape off your fixtures, and prepare the paint.

Use a sponge brush for the edges and the grout, then go over the whole thing with a roller.

Allow to dry and repeat as necessary.

Then let it sit for at least three days before showering.

(source Maude + Phyllis)

See, that isn't so hard! And the gorgeous result will make your space feel so much better.