Three Things To Know Before a Bathroom Remodeling Project

June 13, 2022

Are you looking for ways to liven up your bathroom? Or perhaps it’s plagued by a lot of problems and time for a complete overhaul.

Whatever your motivations may be, one clear thing is that you need your bathroom to run at full functionality. It’s surely one of the most important parts of the house, so you can’t afford to not have it working properly. Being stylish while at it surely doesn’t hurt, too. We have some helpful bathroom remodeling tips you can consider before diving into the project. 

Consider the Size of Available Space

It’s understandable why people planning on remodeling their bathrooms tend to get overly excited at the prospect of completing the project. However, it’s important to also manage expectations, especially when it comes to the execution of design ideas. 

If you’re wondering what to know before getting your bathroom remodeled, the first thing is the size of the available bathroom space. While it certainly would be nice to have your own private spa in your bathroom, you can’t force it to be incorporated into the design when there isn’t any space left. 

Unless you have generous square footage for your bathroom, you also need to be mindful of the size of the fixtures you’re getting. Make sure they’re proportionate to the size of the bathroom so that you can achieve balance in the space you have. 

Set Your Budget and Deadline

As with any home improvement project, you must set your budget and deadline as early as possible. This helps you further manage expectations as you plan for the renovation because you can set limitations to the items and features you’re getting.

It’s also highly recommended that you get a quote for the budget at the first instance, so you’re not left doing the guesswork when it comes to computations and budgeting. On top of that, set a clear deadline to keep the work going as consistently and efficiently as possible.

Give the Right Height

This isn’t usually top of mind when planning for bathroom renovations, but actually, this is very important. Ideally, you’d want everything to be at a height comfortable enough for you to reach. 

The sink should be neither too high nor low; you should be able to reach it and look at the mirror comfortably without having to use a stepstool. The shower height will also have to be fixed, so you don’t end up hitting your head against it every time you step in for a bath. 

These are only a few of the more important considerations you need to consider when renovating your bathroom. Consult with your contractor and designer, and communicate frequently to ensure you’re on the same page regarding the bathroom’s design.


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