Buying Bath Accessories on a Budget

If you’re moving out and about in your first apartment you might be really surprised at all the things you’re going to have to buy. It seems every time you turn around there is something missing. Soon you notice that all these little things are really adding up. If you’re on a tight budget, it can seem almost impossible to outfit your new home with all the things you need. Well, in this article we’re going to take a look at how to finish your bathroom, on a budget, and still have all the items you need.

The Essentials

The first thing you have to figure out is just what pieces of bath accessories you must have. If you’ve walked down the aisles of the stores and taken a look at bathroom hardware and accessories, you notice there are lots of things that are recommended to use the bathroom. But you don’t need all of these right away. So, let’s make a priority list. One thing you are going to need is a towel rack by the sink. Every time you wash your hands you’re going to need somewhere to dry your hands. You’ll also want some sort of towel holder near the tub or shower so you have somewhere to hang your towel, or a robe, when you’re taking a bath or shower. Near the toilet you are going to need a toilet paper holder. This one is not optional.

Helpful Options

Other things that you don’t have to have, but might be nice to have, include soap dispensers or soap dishes by the sink, a toothbrush holder, a soap dish in the shower or tub, some sort of shower caddy or tub organizer, and a toilet bowl cleaner set.

Buying On The Cheap

Now that you have your list of items that you have to have or may like to have, it’s time to go shopping. The one thing you have to remember is that right now you’re on a tight budget. Down the road you may be able to buy beautiful, coordinated bathroom sets that perfectly fit the decorative style you have in mind, that time is not right now. Instead you are looking for something economical but will get the job done. Luckily, many manufacturers understand that there are people on this type of budget. So you should be able to find generic plastic sets of all of the items you’re looking for at a very affordable price. If you look around, you may even be able to find some sort of package deal. Many times, a bathroom package has a number of these essential and preferred items in one kit, at a lower cost than if you were to buy them all individually.

One other bonus of today shopping world is that even though you’re going for the cheap end of things, the economy plastic versions, these still come in a variety of colors and designs these days. So you should be able to get something that for now we’ll go with some of your bathroom for won’t break your bath accessories budget.