Bathroom Remodeling Tips
When you’re finished with your kitchen remodeling, consider remodeling your bathroom. If you have more than one bathroom in your home, try not to tear them both out at the same time, or you will find yourself without the use of either room. One at a time is much more convenient unless you’re planning on leaving for a period of time.
When your kitchen is in disarray, you can always wash dishes in the bathroom or laundry room, but you can’t transfer some of the bathroom functions to any other room.
Decide whether you want an entire new bathroom or just to remodel the existing bathroom, and there is a big difference between the two. If the fixtures will all remain in place, start with the walls and get them painted when they remove the countertop.
Whether you do the painting yourself or hire the contractor for the entire job, you still want it painted before they install the countertop. Choose attractive colors that will blend with the new countertop. Bright colors are in fashion today, so don’t just settle on ordinary white.
Before the contractor comes to your home, remove items like towel racks, toilet paper holders, wastebaskets, hooks, rugs, etc. Don’t forget to clean out the cabinet and drawers. That will make the entire job go quicker if you do your part in the minor preparations.
When the contractor comes, stay out of way. He doesn’t need your help and he knows his job, but long before you get to that point, you have to decide on the contractor you want to be in your house for several days. You can do that by picking a couple of kitchen and bath remodelers online. Get a couple of references from them both, and choose the one that will not only give you a good price, but will be responsible and finish on time.
What you want in your bathroom depends a lot on the space allowed. Some bathrooms may be backed up to a closet, and when you tear out the entire room, you could consider enlarging the room by losing the closet.
Your remodeling may include a new or refaced cabinet with new countertops, sinks and faucets. If you share the bathroom with more than one person, a double sink will be both practical and functional. Refacing is a new way of improving old cabinets. Many contractors include new doors and drawers, and that saves you a great deal of hard-earned dollars.
After the remodeling ask the contractor for suggestions to complete the task. There are many new designs that will bring your bathroom remodeling up to modern day innovations, and the upgrading of your bathroom will increase the value of your home.