Bright and breezy bathroom. Photo from: Pinterest
The bathroom is always part of everyone’s daily routine – you use it when preparing to start your day, you use it when nature calls for you, and you use it to pamper your body. But sometimes the bathroom also needs its pampering, just like when a leak occurs, or something in your bathroom needs some fixing.
Before starting your journey to renovate your current bathroom, you should first know these tips to help you customize and make your bathroom as comfortable as possible. Aside from that, you will also get all the conveniences you need since you have the option to ask help from experts around your area.
Pick The Type of Bathroom You Want
There are different types of bathrooms that range from their sizes, shapes, and layouts. So, if you want to leave all the hassle of reconstructing your already type of bathroom, you can. But, it’s also a good idea to take a look at some options you have if you plan to remake your current type.
Just like how it’s called, this type of bathroom is a small one that probably has a small space with a sink and a toilet, this is also commonly known as a powder room. This is also best for families who want their guests to have their own bathroom while visiting. Aside from that, this type of bathroom is also easy to maintain and clean because all you need to do is clean the sink and toilet.
The standard bathroom would probably be the common type of bathroom most houses have. This is because they have all the amenities we are looking for in a bathroom, such as a sink, bath, shower, and toilet. The standard bathroom is also less expensive compared to the wet bathroom, and much bigger than a half bath. You can easily work with this type as well because it’s less complicated and doesn’t consume much space compared to a full bathroom or wet bathroom.
Also known as a wet bath, this one is a full bathroom with a shower. However, the bathing area isn’t separated from the cubicle. This type also lets you create better layouts and rids you of barriers since your bathing area is separated into your toilet. Sadly, this is the most expensive type of bathroom on the list.
Finalize The Design You Prefer
The first thing you should do before calling any home improvement companies is to finalize the design you want. It would be best if you asked for a second opinion (or even a third) to help you come up with the style that best suits your taste. Also, knowing what design you want can assist you as you plan for the budget needed for your bathroom remodeling.
Think About Your Space
This remodeled bathroom proves that a small space can still work and let you have a beautiful bath you have never imagined. Photo from: Home Depot
Now that you already know what design you want your new bathroom would look like. This time you’ll have to check how much space that style would consume because it will help you manage the amount of space you already have and have realistic expectations about what can happen in that space.
Prepare a Budget
It’s always important to set a budget before spending anything, that’s why preparing your budget for every part of the renovation process is very essential. For example, when planning to remodel a bathroom you’ll have to consider the price of the materials needed to apply your chosen design.
Choose Which Items You Want To Keep
After finalizing your design, you can now start looking for items you want to keep from your old bathroom. This can help you save some extra money from buying items you won’t need and make use of your old ones that are still in great condition.
Window Shop For Your Furniture
This tip will once again let you save some cash while on your way to beautifying your old bathroom. Since window shopping will let you know which shops offer the most budget-friendly pieces, and which ones doesn’t. You’ll also find out in-person the durability and design of this furniture physically instead of just browsing them through magazines or online shops.
Choose a Home Improvements Company
Since you’ve already settled your budget, identified what layout you’d want, and known which products to buy – you can now ask help from a home improvement company to do the renovation for you. Having a good company to pair up with can assure you that your new bathroom or kitchen would be created with perfection and expertise.
It’s beneficial to invest in a contractor that will do the renovation for you – since you won’t only save a lot of time but also you won’t need to put much effort. You are also assured that everything will be done by professionals and uses equipment that is trustworthy and durable.