Planning a bathroom remodel is not an easy task. The bathroom is one of the most complicated spaces in your home. You need to consider many details if you plan to remodel your bathroom. With the tips below, you can eliminate the stress out of the planning process to ensure a smooth remodeling.
Give your Shower and Tub Special Attention
Showers and tubs are the biggest features you can have in your bathroom. You need to find options that could save you money and time. Here are some ideas to give you inspiration:
- Replace the essentials. If you have a tight budget, replacing the essential can make a difference in your tub or shower. Sometimes, you just have to replace your old hardware to give your tub or shower a new look.
- Replace the shower door. Replacing your door can give your bathroom a new feel and look.
- Replace the tub or shower. Although this project is costlier, if they are showing faults, stains and cracks, this should be worth your time and money. But, when replacing this feature, you should consider the size of your bathroom to accommodate the new shape or size of your tub or shower.
Get Some Inspiration
Check out remodeling blogs, contract portfolios, and image galleries online to get inspired and check out elements like lighting configurations, color schemes and others. Also, consider visiting showroom floors to find displays of products and fixtures. Being able to see fixtures in person will help you decide on the pieces that perfectly suits your needs and taste. Go here for more inspirations.
Make a Remodeling Plan
After having all important remodeling details in hand, create a thorough bathroom remodeling plan. Create a list of the projects you wish to take on, from installing new cabinets or towel racks to lighting, painting, and using new fixtures. Also, have a list of your suppliers, contractors, and prices. Consider making a blueprint of your bathroom using graph paper to draw your bathroom’s general outline and sketch your desired fixtures. This makes sure the bathroom will have exactly what you envision. Remember to take measurements and consider features like dividing walls which can change your measurements.
Keep the Details in Mind
Check your bathroom plan to ensure it has everything you need. For instance, you may forget about lighting. Sometimes, you may only replace current lighting fixtures with new ones rather than considering how the bathroom’s lighting can be transferred to increase the functionality of the space. Make sure you also consider other details like electrical switches and light switches, cabinet knobs, light fixtures, sealants like grout and caulk as well as faucets and towel racks with matching colors.
Every bathroom remodel should include considering many details. If you seem not to complete your remodeling plans, try to get inspiration by seeing products in hand. Also, do not hesitate to ask questions about the products you are interested in. See more info about the product online or at various retailers so you can compare.