Bathroom Remodeling Projects


Bathroom Remodeling is an exciting project to undertake in your home…but it could also be an expensive one.  If you are looking at remodeling your bathroom, ensure that you have it fully budgeted before you begin so that there are no nasty surprises.  Make sure that you have done a lot of research by looking through the internet – reading a website such as this one, reading magazines and visiting a lot of stores which specialize in bathroom fittings.  A planned project will be more enjoyable and any hiccups will be easily dealt with.

The bathroom design is the fundamental component of the remodel and should have careful planning and attention.  Do not rush this process and revisit your plans over a few weeks to ensure that you are completely happy with the layout.  Big bathrooms are very popular and desired over small and cramped bathrooms.  A bathroom connected to the master bedroom and the guest room is well-liked and can add value to your home.

A visit to a Bathroom Remodeling specialist store or department is one of the most important steps in the design process.  Go prepared for the visit.  Take the plans for the room and a measuring tape.  Ensure that you look at and measure all of the larger items of the bathroom like the shower, bath, bathroom cabinet and toilet (if being included in the same room).

Whether you are just changing some tiles and doing some painting or completing changing the structure of the bathroom it can be done by you as a DIY or you can hire professionals.  If you feel confident changing plumbing and/or fixtures this is a job you can handle.  DIY will involve long hours, dedication and patience.  If this is not for you, contract the work out to plumbers, tillers and other professional remodelers.  The components which you needs to look at are:

  • Plumbing
  • Lighting fixtures
  • Electrical outlets (for shavers, hairdryers, curling irons etc)
  • Review moisture damaged areas
  • Review hot water supply
  • Inspect mold and mildew
  • Storage space
  • Counter space
  • Floor plan to suit the family

Before you purchase anything, make sure you have researched all components (use the advertiser links on this site) and have compared all quotes.  A new, clean and well-functioning bathroom is an asset to a house and can be a huge joy.  It is a necessary and well used room and during certain parts of the day can be an extremely busy area.  I wish you all the best in your Bathroom Remodeling.


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