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Bathroom makeover with new cabinetry, shower screen and painting

New Contributor
New Contributor

This bathroom renovation on a budget included painting, new cabinetry and installing a new shower screen.





The project


I took on the challenge of giving my bathroom a facelift. Here are the details of what I did to renovate this space.




  • Removed hardware


  • Filled in old holes using Knead It Multipurpose Putty


  • 42 x 11 Pine cut to size and adhered to existing cabinets using Selleys Liquid Nails


  • Filled joins using Selleys No More Gaps in white


  • New hinges were required to allow my doors to function properly with the added thickness. I used Hafele 165 degree hinges


  • Primed using Dulux Renovation Range Primer


  • Painted a top coat using British Paints H20 Enamel in Dulux Moorland


  • Kaboodle antique bow handles in matte black.


Wall and floor tiles and countertop:


  • Removed silicone using a scraper


  • Scrubbed tiles and grout clean using Selleys Sugar Soap


  • Gave everything a light sand using 420-grit sandpaper


  • Sprayed Selleys Rapid Mould Killer, wiped clean and let the grout dry


  • Primed using Dulux Renovation Range Primer


  • Wall tiles and countertop painted using Dulux Renovation Range Tiles & Benchtops in Lexicon, and then applied a satin clear coat


  • Floor tiles painted using Dulux Renovation Range Floors in Lexicon


  • Re-did my silicone using Selleys No Mould in White and Translucent.




  • Painted with Taubmans Endure Low Sheen in Dulux Natural White


  • I later realised my walls were never sealed and so I then had to go back, scrape off my paint, apply Dulux Sealer Binder to my raw plaster and apply my paint again.


Shower Screens:


  • Removed the old screens


  • Installed D'LUCCI frameless shower screens 600mm wide on both long edges of the shower using Selleys No Mould silicone translucent in the drilled holes and to seal the wall-screen and floor-screen joins.




  • Sanded the mirror frame using 420-grit sandpaper


  • Applied Dulux 1Step Prep Primer, Sealer & Undercoat to the frame


  • Painted using White Knight Water Based Enamel in Satin Black


Door to toilet:


  • Removed hardware


  • Pine cut to size and adhered to existing cabinets using Selleys Liquid Nails to create three box frames


  • Filled joins using Selleys No More Gaps in white


  • Primed using Dulux 1Step Prep Primer, Sealer & Undercoat


  • Painted using British Paints H20 Enamel in Dulux Moorland


  • Installed Lane Privacy Knob Set in matte black.






  • Coated a wooden bowl with Feast Watson Kitchen Timber Wax


  • Plants from Bunnings.


Before and after


Bathroom before.png


bathroom after.png


How to plan a bathroom renovation


No matter what type of bathroom you have, it all starts with planning and research to discover how you can make maximum use of what is often the smallest room in the house. Check out How to plan a bathroom renovation by experienced Bunnings Workshop member Adam Woodhams for advice on how to create a plan and redesign your space.


More bathroom renovation projects


For more ideas and inspiration for your bathroom, check out our Top 10 most popular bathroom projects.

Member Engagement
Member Engagement

What an incredible transformation @court_rowe the white tile with the Dulux Moorland color and black accents work so well together!

Thank you for sharing your learnings along the way too, did the makeover take you long to do?





New Contributor

Thanks @KatieC! between work and my toddler I was only able to work on it in small bursts at a time. It probably took me around 2 weeks just working on it when I had the chance 😊

Member Engagement
Member Engagement

Wow @court_rowe That is quite a feat! Very well done!





Established Contributor

Love this-  this stunning

Junior Contributor

Congratulations! You new bathroom looks just incredible - you've done such an amazing job. The colour scheme you chose looks classic and stylish - so fresh and crisp, too.


I 'refreshed' the bathroom and kitchen of an investment property of mine with the Dulux Renovations range - I'm very happy with it, too. It's a very useful and cost-effective product.

Bunnings Team Member
Bunnings Team Member

Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community @RenoRach1. It's sensational to have you join us and hear that this project has caught your attention.

I'm sure our members will be keen to know all about your experiences with the Dulux Renovation Range. Did you have any before and after pictures of your investment property make-over? The range certainly allows refreshes of cabinetry and benchtops where previously the only option would have been a complete renovation.


Please let us know anytime you need assistance with your projects around the home and garden or if you'd like to share them with the community.



Junior Contributor

@MitchellMc I definitely do have before and after photos and I'm working on a post to upload soon. You've inspired me to do so, so cheers!

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