Remodeling your bathroom is one of the easiest and cost-effective ways to improve the look and feel of your home while also increasing its overall value. Still, many home owners understandably find this task to be nothing short of overwhelming. The good news is, we provided you plan well in advance, your bathroom renovation doesn’t have to be a monumental project. That said, here’s what to consider when planning your bathroom remodel.
Determine Time-Frame – How quickly do you want to complete your bathroom remodeling project? Are you on a specific deadline because you’d like to put your home on the market, or do you have a lot of leeway as far as timeline is concerned? Determining this can help you better plan ahead and also figure out whether you can tackle the project yourself or if bringing in a professional might make more sense.
Make a List – Once you have a proposed timeline of events, it’s time to start planning out what exactly you’d like to accomplish with this bathroom remodel. Will you be replacing tile? Changing out fixtures? Re-doing the lighting? Listing out everything you’d like to accomplish can help keep you on track and on budget.
Get Inspired – With list in hand, now’s the fun part! What do you want your new bathroom to look like when the project is complete? What color scheme and materials do you prefer? Spend some time researching various bathroom remodel ideas online. (Pinterest is a great tool for this!)
Establish Your Budget – Depending on what you’d like to accomplish, bathroom makeovers can get pretty costly if you’re not careful. The best way to approach these types of projects is to draw up a budget right from the start. This will help you plan for any unexpected expenses that might otherwise bring things to a screeching halt.
Plan for Special Orders – The last thing you want to do is end up knee-deep in a bathroom remodel only to find out you have to wait weeks or longer for that one critical part or fixture. Figure out before you begin whether anything on your wish-list will require special ordering and get the ball rolling on those things as soon as possible.
Ask for Help – It’s not a DIY failure if you ask for help from a home improvement professional. In fact, some things – like plumbing and electrical work – will absolutely require you to outsource some of the work that needs to be done. Don’t be afraid to tap into external resources at any point throughout your bathroom renovations.
Don’t Stress – Above all else, keeping the right attitude can make completing your bathroom remodeling project go much more smoothly. Always keep the end-goal in mind and try not to sweat the small stuff. The less you stress, the more you’ll be able enjoy your brand, spanking new bathroom in the end.
Planning a bathroom renovation and already feeling overwhelmed? Not sure where you should begin? Give our experts a call today at (615) 750-2148 and let us help design and create the bathroom of your dreams.