Top 7 Bathroom Remodeling Tips

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October 20, 2009
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Top 7 Bathroom Remodeling Tips

Although you may fear the thought of remodeling your bathrooms, there are many reasons why remodeling may be a good idea. From needing more space to accommodating a family member’s personal needs, below are 7 great reasons to remodel your bathroom.

1. You need to expand the area within your bathroom

Whether your family is quickly growing or you just feel too cramped in your current bathroom space, needing to expand the area in your bathroom is a great reason to begin a remodeling project. What’s more, you can often reconfigure the space to expand your closets.

2. You want to add value to your home

Remodeling your bathroom can add significant value to your home and allow you to sell it for more than you otherwise would have. You can also enjoy your new bathroom while you are still living in your home, without bringing down the value of your remodeling project. Although it is up to you how much you spend, you typically get up to 75% of the money from your remodel back when you sell your home.

3. Your fixtures are outdated

Sometimes there is nothing more depressing than looking at a drab and dreary bathroom. What better way to liven up your space than to add new plumbing fixtures, decorative lighting, marble countertops and multiple body shower sprays. It will give your bathroom a more modern feel and allow you to thoroughly enjoy the time that you spend there.

4. You need a relaxing way to kick back and let go of the stress from the day

Your bathroom should be your sanctuary. If budget is not an issue, there are many things that you can add to your bathroom in order to make it a more luxurious place to be. Imagine, diming the lights, listening to your relaxing music on your surround sound system while soaking in your new  tub?

5. You want to prevent moisture buildup and mold in the walls.

Moisture buildup within your walls can leave you with a mold problem that is difficult to get rid of. Remodeling your bathroom correctly utilizing proper plumbing and tile installation will avoid this hazard, which can be costly. The sooner you address these issues the better as you can minimize the long term structure damage and potential health issues.

6. To improve it’s energy/water efficiency

This day in age, it is important that we do everything that we can in order to help the state of our environment. Every little bit put us one step closer to securing our future, the future of our children, and the future of our great-grandchildren. What’s more, improving the energy and water efficiency of your bathroom can also help you save money year after year.

7. You need to make it more accessible to children, seniors, or persons of limited mobility enjoy the time that you spend there.

Depending on your current family circumstances and future needs, you may want to remodel your bathroom to make it more accessible for you or someone else in your family. Many families choose to make their spaces more accessible now to insure livability well into their retirement years.  For example, replacing your tub with a curbless shower, adding a seat and grab bars can make your shower more functional. We can incorporate several Universal Design features into your new space to help reduce the risk of injuries and   simplify your routine.

No matter what your reasoning it for starting a remodel, Iron River is ready to guide you every step the way.