Everything You Need to Know Before Remodeling Your Bathroom 

Homeowner upgrading his bathroomJust like any other room in your home, remodeling your bathroom requires plenty of thought, time, and consideration. The bathroom is constantly being used, so if you have decided to take it up for a remodel, you have our full support. Nonetheless, there are several factors you have to think about before you decide to renovate the room. Some of the most important things to think about before initiating the process is whether you have the financial means to do so and how you will be using new parts in your bathroom. These are just some of the many considerations to keep in mind. You can use our tips as a checklist before you begin renovating your bathroom! 

How Much Room You Need 

If your bathroom leans more towards the smaller side, this is something you need to give careful consideration to. It would probably do some good if you decide to extend your bathroom (if it means it won’t interfere with other rooms), especially if you have a big family. If your household is not as big, you could keep your bathroom size the same. It all depends on your needs and how it will be used.

Cleaning Before Remodeling 

Some bathrooms begin to grow mold, mostly on grout, after some time and this is normal considering how much water is being used. As small as it is, it is a disturbing sight to have, especially in your own home. If your grout needs cleaning, this is something that should be done before moving onto anything else in your bathroom. If you are replacing tiles, especially in the shower, your grout should be replaced and cleaned. 

Storage Space for Toiletries 

If your bathroom is lacking space in terms of properly storing your toiletries, it would be helpful to come up with a couple of ideas to resolve this issue before proceeding with renovations. For example, you could build a small space into the walls of your shower that way you could place your shower essentials accordingly. You could also incorporate a medicine cabinet next to your sink for additional space. 

The Height of Your Sink 

The height of your sink should be able to serve everyone that is in your home. If you have little ones, it would be good to have a sink that is not too tall in height that way they can reach the sink with little struggle. If you are remodeling the bathroom in the master bedroom, you might have to worry too much about height if it is just you and your partner that uses this space. 

Light Fixtures 

Bathroom lighting is very important to some people. Some light fixtures are unflattering, these are usually the bright white lights. If you are looking for something softer and more comfortable, you could consider ceiling-inset downlights or wall sconces lights. Whether you spend plenty of time looking in the mirror in the morning before heading out for work, the lighting is a very important feature of your bathroom. 

The Bathtub and How It Will Be Put to Use 

Freestanding baths are rather popular because they create a very vintage, rustic impression. While they may look nice and appeal to the eye, you also have to think practical in terms of remodeling your bathroom. If you take more showers than baths, you might want to consider taking out your bathtub or remodeling it to include a showerhead. 

Warranted Parts 

Remodeling any room in your home requires a good chunk of your finances. With that being said, one of the smartest things you can do is look for bathroom parts that are covered and have warranties. Should any of your parts fail on you, you could easily have them replaced at no additional costs. This can also help you keep the parts you originally bought, maintaining the overall look and feel of your bathroom. 

The Costs 

Most importantly, you must determine whether you have the room to pay for all the costs that bathroom renovation calls for. You must take parts, installation, and removal services into account. Each of these services will have its own charges, so as long as you are aware of this, you could continue with your remodeling project. 

Get the Supplies You Need Only at C & L Plumbing Supply!

Here at C & L Plumbing Supply, we provide everything you need for your bathroom, from bathtubs to water heaters, and so much more! Anything you could ever need for your bathroom can be found at our supply store. Contact us today to learn more about what we have to offer. 

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