These days bathrooms are not only functional but also make an individual statement of the style of the home owner. Most homeowners plan out the renovation of their bathroom first, as it can make all the difference to the value of your home. There is a wide range of bathroom supplies available, from the shower heads, tubs, toilets, to smaller ones, like a soap dish or even a toilet paper holder. The right design can give your bathroom the desired look of beauty and elegance. A prospective buyer can be put off with a shabby bathroom in case you need to sell your home anytime in the future. In short, you will not get the right price if the bathroom is spick and span with the right fixtures.
Remodeling a bathroom can be getting the walls painted, or changing the fixture, or a total renovation which includes changing even the tiles besides the fixtures. The major benefits when you opt to renovate your bathroom are:
- Improving The Appearance – Improving the appearance does not mean only the bathroom but also changes the total look of your home and you are saved from any embarrassment when visitors and guests come to your home. You can say, a dirty, shabby bathroom does lead to embarrassment. Though functionality is an important factor, the appearance also makes a difference. With a wide range of bathroom supplies there is absolutely no need to compromise on your budget.
- Adding Space – Even the smallest of bathroom can look and feel spacious with the right fixtures. All that is required is to make sure that the cabinets or other installations which are not being used are eliminated. A spacious bathroom does not make you feel claustrophobic. You can think of adding space with the required construction. If this option of construction is not possible then you can change the fixtures for more compact ones, available these days.
- Improvement On the Cleanliness Factor – A spacious bathroom can be cleaned in a more effective manner. All the nooks and corners can be looked into. If done on a regular basis there will not be any problem even with the plumbing and fixtures. You need to be aware that old fixtures are able to conceal grime and dirt which leads to uncalled ailments. A renovation can help you get rid of this problem.
- Saving Considered – With the latest fixtures available these days you not only contribute to the environment but also save a large sum on the utility bills. Opting for the ‘low flow’ or ‘energy efficient’ fixtures isdefinitely a better choice.
Choosing A Contractor for Bathroom Renovation
A contractor for specific bathroom renovation cannot be chosen at random. You need to research and try to get references from friends and family to ensure that you are making the right choice. Once you have 3 or more names you can compare the quotes given and make your choice. You can find out the experience contractor’s of remodeling bathrooms. This will give you a fair idea of his job. You also need to make sure that the contractor understands what you are looking for. He should be able to advice you on the different available options so that your bathroom has that ‘unique’ look which speaks of you. The contractor should be able to give you the quote in writing with the necessary break up. Make sure not to compromise on the quality just because you are being charged less.
There is no harm if you ask the renovation to be completed in a specific time frame as bathroom is one place which you cannot avoid using.