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7 Bathroom Remodeling Tips

Written by Jimmy Rustling

If you are ready for a bathroom remodeling project, it is time to master the secrets to outstanding home renovation. After all, you want a bathroom that reflects your personal style while retaining its functionality and delivering comfort. Here, we look at seven bathroom remodeling tips to help make your dreams a reality.

1.    Settle on a bathroom layout

The most important element in a home renovation project is the layout variation you settle on. Once you nail the perfect bathroom layout, everything else will naturally fall into place without a hassle. It is critical to partner with a seasoned architect for this phase while finding a direction by asking yourself all the right questions, including:

  • How much space do you have?
  • Do you want a full bathroom or a half bathroom?
  • Which outlook best complements the general design and style of your home?
  • What elements made you dislike the old bathroom?

2.    Have a budget

Creating a budget for your bathroom renovation is the backbone to completing the project without experiencing hiccups. Working with a reliable contractor will help you avoid overlooking critical costs without having to dig too deep into your pockets. A rule to abide by is to budget for at least 20% more than the estimated costs provided by the contractor to cover all likely additional expenses.

3.    Pick quality materials

In the pursuit of affordability, you must never compromise on material quality when renovating your bathroom. A relaxing and luxurious bathroom should be able to withstand outright water exposure, significant humidity changes, and constant temperature variations while maintaining its appeal.

4.    Plan the lighting scheme

Always take time to consider the best bathroom light setting ideas that suit the layout you have picked. Aim to take advantage of natural lighting and complement it with an excellent artificial lighting setup. A best practice is to avoid installing harsh light sources and instead focus on lighting that creates a cozy atmosphere.

5.    Do not forget about the ventilation

You should never undermine the importance of proper ventilation in a bathroom, as this is the best protection against problems such as mold and mildew buildup. Even the most expensive materials will not survive in a poorly ventilated space, and you need to make this a priority during your remodeling.

6.    Keep in mind storage

Storage space is necessary for every bathroom, and regardless of how big or small your space is, always ensure you create room for cabinets and drawers. Luckily, there are many bathroom storage ideas that you can opt for depending on how you design this room.

7.    Add a little luxury

One of the best ways to ensure your bathroom renovations add outstanding home value is to add a little touch of luxury to this room. Some great options to consider are:

  • Non-slip flooring
  • Heated floor and towel rail
  • Smart showers
  • Drawer Chargers

Endnote

There comes a time when a bathroom renovation is the best investment you can ever make, and utilizing these tips will help make your project a success.

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Jimmy Rustling

Born at an early age, Jimmy Rustling has found solace and comfort knowing that his humble actions have made this multiverse a better place for every man, woman and child ever known to exist. Dr. Jimmy Rustling has won many awards for excellence in writing including fourteen Peabody awards and a handful of Pulitzer Prizes. When Jimmies are not being Rustled the kind Dr. enjoys being an amazing husband to his beautiful, soulmate; Anastasia, a Russian mail order bride of almost 2 months. Dr. Rustling also spends 12-15 hours each day teaching their adopted 8-year-old Syrian refugee daughter how to read and write.