Thursday, May 22, 2014

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on Bathroom Remodel Guide

Remodeling a bathroom, even a small one, is a significant undertaking. There are so many things to keep in mind, it can be easy to forget or overlook something important. This makes it valuable to have a cheat sheet that helps guard against costly mistakes.

DécorPlanet is happy to provide this cheat sheet to assist first-timers and seasoned pros alike make sure they haven’t missed anything in the planning and implementation of their remodel.

Bathroom Remodel Cheat Sheet

Your bathroom remodel should start with a plan:

        o  Identify fixtures being replaced
        o  Consider flooring, tiling, and lighting
        o  Determine your theme

Planning should be done carefully – you want your remodel to provide years of satisfaction.

Choosing your new bathroom products is the next step:

 1) Measure your bathroom

 2) Select products that meet your aesthetic desires while working within space restrictions. Be   thorough and pick all materials necessary to complete your project. This may include:

o   Flooring
o   Tile
o   Doors
o   Lighting
o   Mirrors/medicine cabinet
o   Linen cabinet
o   Vanity/sink
o   Toilet
o   Bathtub/shower
o   Accessories (towel bars, shelving, soap dishes, robe hooks)

3)  Check that component parts (faucets, drains, etc.) are included and order as necessary

Next, take into account costs. Things you will want to consider include:
o    Materials
o    Outside labor
o    Electrical and plumbing work
o    Permits

Remember, some remodels will require a permit. It is best to check local ordinances to ensure you are not diminishing the value of your home by performing unlicensed work.

At DécorPlanet, we’re here to help you create the bathroom of your dreams while remaining within your budget.