A bathroom remodel is very exciting project for the homeowners. Before the actual work commences, there are certain points to be considered to take up the remodeling of bathroom. The homeowner must ensure to finish certain things and prepare himself full. Mentioned below are various steps to be considered before actually starting up the task.
Setting up of the budget for the task
It is important to set up a budget for any task to know the affordability. You must be aware on how much can you spend to get the task done. It should be calculated. This will help you to know the parameters. You plan it clearly. You can decide on borrowing the money or getting it done from your own money. Once you know how much money will be needed, you can further decide on the execution part and can make the major decisions regarding the project.
The timeline depends on the project. It may take very less time to remodel the bathroom or it may be very time consuming taking up months. Therefore, check the timelines before moving forward. You will have an approximation of the task completion. Do not forget to check the timeline of other aspects related to the task such as how much time would it take to order and purchase of the fixtures and the material required.
Draw a Plan
Chalk down everything on the paper regarding the bathroom remodeling. Make a sequence and work on it. When the work begins then go according to sequence drawn on the sheet of paper. This would finish the task in time. There will be no wastage if you execute the task as planned. To minimize the damage of the installed material, work according to the planning.
The design options for the bathroom
Consider various design options for the bathroom remodeling task. Keep the space in mind while opting for the fixtures and rest of the material for the bathroom. The bathroom should match to the rest of the theme of your room. You may want to opt for the contemporary look or the traditional look. After the theme is decided, pick the fixtures and the materials. Decide on the tiles, hooks, electric points, cabinets, vanities etc. All the elements of the bathroom should be according to the available space to match the scale of the bathroom.
Give it on Contract
If you want the professional to take care of your job then search before you finalize the contractor. Check the professional should be well trained and certified. He must possess a thorough knowledge on plumbing, tiling and electrical handling. Check through many contractors before choosing one. Do the reputation check as well.
Have proper measurements
It is necessary to have an accurate measurement of the fixtures to be fitted in the bathroom. The mismatch in measurement and size could create hurdle in your work. The size of the space should match to the pieces that have to be fitted inside that area in the bathroom. The oversized items will create a mismatch.
Choose the floor, lights and wall for the bathroom
It is interesting to choose the décor of the bathroom. There are plenty of materials available for flooring and walls. The floor and the walls should be such that match your budget. It must also match the style of your bathroom. Flooring can be done from marble, granite or ceramic. If you want your bathroom flooring to be resistant from slipping then choose cement floor. It is long lasting too. The lights placed inside the bathroom must be pleasing as well as functional. Choose the lights that fit inside the bathroom well. Place a light on every square foot to make the bathroom bright and shiny.
You can take the help of your contractor in picking up shower, bathtub, taps, toilet, wash basin etc. Pick the accessories matching to the décor of the bathroom. It will give an entire new look and do a facelift of the bathroom. There are plenty of options present. You can buy from the home store or buy it online.
When the remodeling work begins you may stay at home or may opt to rent another place. In any of the cases you need to take care of the personal belongings. Vacate the bathroom and remove all the stuff from it. It must be done before the renovation so that the worker isn’t disturbed. In case you plan to move out of the home during the renovation period then make sure to keep your entire valuables at a safe place as during the work your precious stuff may be misplaced. Keep the elders and kids away from the place. This should be done to avoid any kind of accident.