When in comes to remodeling your current bathroom, more peoples thoughts go directly to the fun stuff like a new bathtub, vanity mirror, or new sinks. Here are a few bathroom remodeling tips to think about before you get to far into you planning process.
Setting a budget that you can afford is the first step when it comes to the planning process of your remodel. Your budget will set the bar for what types of materials and fixtures you choose for your new bathroom, it will also set boundaries so that your remodel does not get out of hand when it comes to expenses.
Going green can help both the environment and you. Using green material and appliances can lower your monthly utility costs, they are chemical free, and will usually function better due to increased quality of the products. This also means later down the road when the bathroom is due for another remodel, everything is safe to toss in your local landfill.
Although ventilation may not be the first thing you think of when it comes to imagining and designing your dream bathroom, it is actually important to ensure you have an effective ventilation system installed in your bathroom. A proper ventilation system will help you avoid mold, mildew, and other damage that can occur from moisture build up over the years.
Choose durable flooring:
Flooring such as stone or ceramic tiles are a perfect water-resistant and durable choice of flooring for your new bathroom. Hard surfaces such as these are also perfect if you are looking to install heating coils in your bathroom to keep the floor warm.
Plan for storage:
It is important to design ample storage space in your bathroom to make sure you can fit what you need in your new space. Items like towels, extra toilet paper, cleaning products, as well as health and beauty products can take up more space than you may thing.
If you are considering renovating or remodeling your current bathroom, give us a call and talk to our renovation specialists about designing the perfect bathroom to fit all of your needs. 616-842-2248