This is the low-cost take on the bathroom makeover: 

By: Vahe Abolian, Editorial Staff

take out those old brass faucets and replace them with the shiny, stainless steel variety.

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Changing your existing outdated bathroom and kitchen fixtures can make all the difference in getting the most out of your investment. Research shows updating your restroom/kitchen faucets and fixtures has an average rate of return of %570-%900. Translated into dollars this means by spending an average of $500-$750 give you a return of about $5000.