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Tenant Friendly Ways to Upgrade Your Bathroom

Freshly Upgraded Bathroom With Plants and a Ladder ShelfUpgrading your Goodlettsville rental home bathroom can appear overwhelming, mainly if you cannot paint or make any permanent changes. But thank goodness, there are many excellent ways to create an upgraded look and feel, most without having to get your landlord’s permission. If you’re planning a bathroom upgrade, check our list of easy, do-it-yourself, and renter-friendly ways to create a design you’ll love.

Add Decorative Touches

Adding unexpected decorative touches is one of the simplest methods to update an older bathroom. Attaching colorful framed art to an empty wall can directly give character and style to the room. On the other hand, consider installing a curved shower curtain rod, a display of elegant glass or pottery, or a flower arrangement on a wall, windowsill, or on top of the toilet tank.

Layer Textures

Another technique to upgrade your bathroom’s feel is to give it some texture. As an illustration, utilize baskets to store linens and other bathroom essentials. You may choose matching baskets or complementary styles to provide more visual interest. Also, bring to mind using cabinets and doors, too! You can install a basket over a cabinet or closet door with a simple hook for easy off-the-floor additional storage.

Cover Up

Why not conceal your rental bathroom floor if it looks outdated? A beautiful rug can help hide ugly flooring while giving a peaceful place to stroll barefoot. On the other hand, you could opt for a vinyl floor cloth, which looks like vinyl flooring but installs like an area rug. Both choices are quick to install and easy to remove when you’re prepared to change everything.

Natural Beauty

If you’ve got a green thumb or appreciate the outdoors, why not bring a little of it into your bathroom? Consider including potted houseplants around the tub or in an empty corner for bathrooms with adequate sunlight. Plants won’t just give beauty to your residence; they can also freshen the air and make the time spent in your bathroom far more pleasant.

Trendy Storage

Does the spot over your toilet look a little bare? Give your bathroom an instant upgrade by placing an attractive over-the-toilet shelf unit. There is a wide range of styles to choose from, and if you decide on one that is freestanding, there is no reason to drill holes in the walls. From wood to polished brass, minimalist modern to ornate traditionally, a shelving unit can give storage space and a stylish appearance to your rental home’s bathroom. Aside from all of that, you can take it with you no matter where you go!


If your rental home’s bathroom appears a little old and shabby, applying these tips can help you achieve an upgraded feel without making any permanent changes. But if you plan to make a change, or maybe a rental house with a more excellent bathroom, call ResponseReal Property Management Key Response a call. Our Goodlettsville property managers can help you find a rental home with the updated look and feel you wish and perhaps an overall better fit for you and your style. You can also view our listings online.

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