Bathroom Renovations: Things to Consider

Why renovate your bathroom? 

A more efficient bathroom will save you more money in the long run and reduce strain on the environment. Remodelling gives you the chance to refresh your bathroom and make it perfect for you. 

Different styles  

  • Contemporary style 
  • Eclectic style 
  • Modern style 
  • Traditional style 
  • Asian style  
  • Beach style 
  • Craftsman style 
  • Farmhouse style 

Pros and Cons  

Pros  

Increase homes value  

Renovating your homes bathroom will increase your home’s value. Bathroom renovations can add value by 5% of your homes buying price. Homebuyers that are looking to buy will appreciate a modern and contemporary appearance compared to an outdated design. Remember, newer features, plumbing and design will attract more buyers if you’re wanting to sell. 

Your dream designs  

When remodelling you get to decide exactly what it will look like and everything that will go with it. For example, you get to have any style you like and add any extra touches such as: 

  • Storage space  
  • Energy saving features  
  • Heated towel rack  
  • Mirrors  

Cons  

Its costly  

Renovations are never cheap, especially bathrooms. If you’re wanting to completely remodel, you’ll need to know the costs of toilets, bathtubs, showers, sink and any other maintenance that will be needed. Other factors you need to consider is tiling, mirrors, plumbing and painting expenses. Also, you need to be aware of any outdated or broken pipes as you will need to replace them. Before you start renovating you should create a budget and make sure it’s realistic. 

The effect on your household  

When renovating your bathroom, it will have a huge effect on your household. The process of remodelling can become a nightmare for you or anyone else that lives in the household, especially if it goes wrong, it can decrease your home value. 

Time  

It doesn’t matter what you plan, the timeline to this project is out of your control. Sometimes small or large problems will appear that needs to be dealt with, the labourers may not be as punctual as you hoped. Therefore, don’t expect your planned 3-week renovation to take the correct time as it will most likely take longer. 

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