You’re starting off the New Year with plans to remodel parts of your house—and the bathroom is one of them. We think this is a great choice: bathroom remodeling is often overlooked when people think of updating their house, but the right new bathroom makes life easier, more enjoyable, and increases property value while simultaneously lowering water bills.
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The big bathroom remodeling mistake people often make is deciding they don’t need to remodel the bathroom because it’s not worth the effort. We know the bathroom make-over may not seem as initially exciting as re-doing the kitchen or arranging for re-landscaping to create a drought-friendly lawn. But a bathroom remodel can make a big difference in your life and add significant value to your home.
We’ve written before about why a bathroom remodel can benefit you. Today we’re offering a few cautions for when you do commit to ripping out the old fixtures, floors, tiles, pipes, and the rest of it. Here are common remodeling mistakes homeowners often make—so you won’t make them.
Unfortunately, it’s tough to completely plan through the total cost and time involved with a bathroom remodel. Change orders are bound to happen throughout the process that delay the job, and sometimes unexpected costs come up when contractors discover things such as code violations or rusty pipes that need to be replaced before the job can move on.
You may have never really thought of what type of options were available to turn your shower into an experience from the future—until it’s time for a remodel. Suddenly, you find out that there is a whole world of options for shower tiles, handles, doors, and so much more. But today, we’re focused on those shower upgrades that can make your shower unlike any you’ve ever imagined.
People remodel their bathrooms for many reasons. You might do it primarily because your family is expanding and you need more space. You might hope to get a return on your investment. Or you might simply be looking for a change of scenery. No matter the reason, when you remodel the bathroom, you hope to enjoy the renovations. Why not make it into the bathroom you’ve always dreamed of?
We know that spa-like equipment isn’t the right fit for every bathroom. And, of course, you likely don’t have enough space to have that dream sauna experience. But we think most bathroom remodels can benefit from at least a little bit of luxury. It goes a long way!
One of the biggest complaints many people have before remodeling a bathroom is the lack of storage. If your home is part of a development, rather than a custom build, this may be something you think about a lot. In fact, even if you chose custom cabinetry from scratch years ago, you may have regrets now.
Renovating a bathroom is a stressful time for a homeowner. Even with all of the planning out of the way and the contractors at work, you’re missing a part of your home that you’ve always expected to have use of. It’s an inconvenience that makes some homeowners anxious to finish the job.
You may feel as though a fast renovation is what you’re after if you’re remodeling a bathroom in your home. But it’s important to give it some time, as a bathroom remodel is one job you don’t want to rush.
You’re finally getting the master bathroom you’ve always wanted or changing that half-bath downstairs into a full one. You’re excited to see the big changes–the spa-like tub or the rainfall showerhead or a creative tile design. But are you forgetting to ask your contractor about the details?
Sometimes, the smallest things are what end up making the biggest difference. Don’t forget to focus on these seemingly little things when have your bathroom remodeled.
The one thing homeowners get really excited about during a bathroom remodel is the shower. If you plan on updating your shower, you’ve likely got an idea in mind already. Homeowners are always quick to tell us what their dream shower looks like when planning a bathroom remodel. But we believe it’s important to explore your options first, to see what you may be missing that you may not have considered before.
We hope these tips may help you to find a feature you love to add to your new shower, or perhaps you may be inspired to revise your previous plans. For more ideas about your bathroom remodel in LA, contact an expert contractor to talk you through.
First things first. A bathroom remodel is a long process, and you’re going to want to be as prepared as possible before the job begins. If you’re researching the early steps of a remodel, you’re off to a great start! Many people ask us what they should prepare to do first and foremost when they start their bathroom remodel because they want as much preparation as possible.
However, what we tell them is different than they may expect. You might be curious about whether your bathtub will go in first, or that vanity you’ve had your eye on. But as you will see, there are a lot of “first steps” that need to be completed before you move on to the exciting installation—which is just another reason it’s so important to hire a licensed and bonded contractor!