In the first part of this discussion about remodeling your bathroom, we looked at some of the things that you need to take into consideration, such as how many people use the bathroom, is it a master bathroom or family bathroom, and are you expecting additions to the family in the form of more children or aging parents.
Here we will take a look at some of the other things that you need to consider.
When you are considering remodeling a bathroom, the first thing that you need to do is to consider what it is that you want to achieve. Different people will have different needs and wishes, so it pays to take some time to consider exactly what it is that you want.
You don’t want to be in a situation six months after completing the work, saying “I wish we’d done this”, or “I wish we’d done that.” Remodeling your bathroom can cost a considerable amount. This is going to have to last for 15 – 20 years, and perhaps more, so you have to get it right first time.
Things To Consider
Here are some things to...
When it comes to remodeling your bathroom, there are many possibilities. If you have unlimited money, then you can do anything that you want to do; for example, gold plated faucets may be no problem.
Unfortunately, the fact is that the vast majority of us do not have unlimited money, so we have to work with a set a budget. The first thing to do is to decide what that budget should be. This will depend on your savings and income, so nobody can tell you how much you should or should not spend.
However, you really do need to sit down and work out a budget. If you do not, you could finish up spending far more than you thought. There are...
Remodeling your bathroom is not something that you undertake lightly, or very often. Indeed, the average bathroom remodeling in the US is approximately once every 20 years, so in an adult lifetime you will only do it two or three times, if that.
It follows that you have to get it right first time. It is not a cheap project, and you need to ensure that it will meet your expectations, so you must give it careful consideration before you start to pull tiles off the walls in a fit of enthusiasm. In fact, one authority says that you should not start any work until you have given it six months consideration. This might be thought to be a...