The bathroom is one of the most personal and intimate areas of your home. So it does make sense to always keep your bathroom up to date in terms of design, decor and structure to keep it an avenue for comfort.
Whether you have a large bathroom or a quaint small one, it’s always a good idea to give it a little boost. So to help you rehash your old bathroom, here’s a beginner’s guide for some basic remodelling reminders.
Mind the plumbing
Wanting to give your bathroom a complete do-over can be expensive especially if it requires some changing in the layout of the plumbing. To keep your pocket from getting emptied, look for options that won’t require moving the plumbing. Going with your current layout not only will help you stay on your budget, it will also reduce construction time.
Organize your schedule according to your supplier’s timeframe
If you want your bathroom to be just the way you imagined, your eyes will probably be set on custom items such as light fixtures, vanities, tiles and what-not. Remember that for these items, the supplier dictates their availability, not the homeowner. Failing to consider this will only keep your project on hold. So remember to place your orders ahead of time to prevent any delays.
Work to improve natural light
Working around the natural light that seeps into your bathroom can add to that whimsical and relaxing ambiance. Not to mention the fact that windowless bathrooms have poor air circulation. As a solution, add sun tunnels or skylights that will not only help brighten up your bathroom, you’d also be saving energy!
Don’t always follow trends
Just like clothes, gadgets and other everyday items that almost always follow the trend, bathroom furnishings tend to get trendy too. However, getting items for your bathroom that can be hard to replace such as the toilet bowl, for instance, just because they’re “current” will only look weird when the trend comes to pass. Stick with classy items that go beyond what’s “in style”.
Maintaining cleanliness should always come first
Say you already have a new layout planned out and a theme to go with it. Even if you have the perfect plan ready, never forget whether your new bathroom will be easy to clean or not. Look for items that don’t get dirty too easily instead of opting for fixtures that would require you to scrub the dirt and grime off 24 hours a day.