For most homeowners, a medicine cabinet is an essential part of any bathroom. Aside from keeping your medicine bottles safe, they also serve as a place where you can store toothbrushes, toothpaste, shaving supplies, as well as other miscellaneous items. If you are planning on remodeling your bathroom sometime in the future, you can save on costs by giving your old medicine cabinet a new look. You don’t have to replace everything. Using your old bathroom cabinet means that you will have more cash to spend on other things such as new fixtures or new tiles. If you want a few ideas to get you started, check out medicine cabinets and vanities at a nearby bathroom showroom. Take note of little details that you can also use to modify your own medicine cabinet at home.
Replacing the Mirror
Given a little creativity and a lot of style, your medicine cabinet can serve as the focal point in your bathroom. First off, consider replacing the mirror on the door of your medicine cabinet. If you get annoyed when your mirror fogs up after a hot shower, use fog proof mirrors. This way, you can shave or brush your teeth right immediately after getting out of the shower.
Give your medicine cabinet a new finish
Another great way to update your bathroom cabinet is to give it a new finish. Depending on the material your medicine cabinet is made of, you can either give it a new paint job or a new finish. For plastic, choose paint that is meant to be used with plastic and other similar materials. If you are lucky enough to have a wooden cabinet, you can choose to paint it, give it a new stain or simply treat it with a waterproofing compound. For wooden cabinets, make sure to give it a good sanding before giving it a new finish. If you have a stainless steel cabinet, you can take it down and have it buffed and clean to make it look as good as ne