Bathroom Remodeling Made Easy

Bathroom Remodeling can be made easy by following a few easy guidelines.

When doing a bathroom remodel it is sometimes overwhelming  to get the process started. Following a few simple guidelines can help make the process easier.

  1. Shop for finish materials in advance. Having an idea of what items cost and the look you are going to accomplish will go a long way to making the process easy.
  2. Get referrals – Having a referral to a bathroom remodeling contractor who is experienced will take much of the pressure off of you and your family.
  3. Be prepared to modify your bathroom regimen. Taking a bathroom out of commission for any extended period of time will put additional pressure for bathroom time on the remaining bathroom(s). Everyone will need to be considerate of each others needs during this time.
  4. Choose materials that you really love. Selecting finish materials that are exactly what you want can greatly affect your overall satisfaction. Don’t settle for less!
  5. Enjoy the process. Your bathroom remodel may not go exactly as planned but does not have to be a disaster either. be prepared to modify the plan should unexpected surprises come up.
Bathroom Remodeling company tips.
Bathroom Remodeling company tips.

 

Bathroom remodeling trends for 2017

Bathroom Remodeling Trends

Bathroom Remodeling Trends

Planning a bathroom remodeling project requires some investigation of bathroom remodeling trends and the costs associated with bathroom upgrades.

Bathroom Layout –

Most bathroom remodels will require that each fixture be placed in the same location as the original design dictated. If you are lucky enough to have the space to move items around then now is the time to consider a change of floor plan.

A bathroom layout remodel allows for the relocation of bathroom fixtures.
A bathroom layout remodel allows for the relocation of bathroom fixtures.

Walk-In Bathroom Shower –

Changing out a bathtub for a walk-in shower will reduce your Real Estate listing from a “Full Bath” to a “3/4 Bath”. Although this is considered a detriment to listing parties the potential buyer of a property will appreciate the updated look and operation of your bathroom. Consider a full size walk-in shower on your next bathroom remodel.

Bathroom Materials –

Materials change as fashions change in the construction industry. Recently travertine stone has been replaced with ceramic and porcelain tiles once again. The larger tiles of the modern design world have overtaken natural stone finish materials in bathroom remodel trends.

 

Bathroom Remodel Trends
Bathroom Remodeling Trends

 

Bathroom Lighting –

Bathroom remodeling trends in lighting make it to where you have more control over the options available. Code requires an occupancy sensor on most projects. Additional circuits can be installed for over the vanity/sink area lighting, inside shower lighting and task lighting.

Trend Checklist –

  • Towel bars and hooks
  • Heated Towel Bar
  • Cabinet above toilet for storage
  • Recessed shower nook
  • Shower bench seat
  • Hand held shower sprayer
  • Heated bathroom floor
  • Trench drains
  • LED Lighting