If you are thinking about remodeling your home what are some of the do’s and don’ts of taking on this task? It can be a stressful time and quite costly if you don’t understand some of the best ways to start. First let’s decide which room to remodel first. Once you have decided which room you will remodel, you will want to draw up some plans. What do you want the upgrade to look like? And one more question, are you looking to add value to your home or is it something you are deciding to do for your family? Continue reading
It is very difficult in today’s society to find a good contractor that can be trusted. Many individuals look to cut corners for an easy buck. Cutting corners in a kitchen or bathroom renovation might look good on the surface but after a couple of years the results might not be what you expected. For this reason, it is always important to take necessary precautions to cover yourself. Some ways to do that is to only pay a portion of the cost upfront. Have contracts specify estimated costs. Be sure to add what is expected of your contractor and when they should be completed with the project.
There is no question that the bathroom is the most used room in any home. It should be a welcoming room. Fixtures should be functional. Design should be pleasing to the eye. While a renovation can seem daunting, it is doable with the right knowledge. But first know the questions to ask yourself before starting.
Here are some questions to ask yourself before even beginning the renovation process.
When you walk into a luxury bathroom you are instantly clam and relaxed. The colors complement each other, the tile and the counters are smooth and cool to the touch and it just makes you feel happy. No matter the size of your room a luxury bathroom can be yours with these easy changes. Continue reading
You family is growing and you find yourself dreaming and wishing for an extra bathroom but you just don’t have the room. Or do you?
Not all bathrooms need to be large spacious rooms. If this is only a spare bathroom maybe a half bath 3’x5’ will work a simple sink, toilet and towel rack do. If you really want a full bathroom then you just need a space big enough to add a shower 3’x8’ and you will have your full-size bathroom! Continue reading
The day is finally here, you have made up your mind and you are going to renovate your bathroom. But you are not really sure what the cost of it will be. You are looking at contractors and taking bids on the labor and you know you have some variables to think about; How old are the pipes? Will I need new plumbing? Would it be more cost effective in the long run to replace the copper lines? How do I plan a budget? Continue reading
Updating Your Bathroom
When you buy a home, you have that home for years. Generally outliving the appliances and features that made it a modern home at the time, but now 10 years later and everything seems dull and outdated. Time to renovate! When you renovate you can make small changes that will enhance your current fixtures or you can do a major overhaul and change it all from top to bottom. But if you plan on selling your house you will always get the best offers with updated kitchens and bathrooms. Continue reading
You can add style and value to your bathroom by simply changing out and upgrading your flooring and fixtures in your bathroom. These easy fixes can not only change the look and feel of the space, but can help you increase your home value. You can choose from a variety of flooring, fixtures, and finishes to make your bathroom space more modern, spa-like, or traditional. Follow these design ideas to increase value in your home – upgrade your bath!
Some of us don’t have the luxury of having a large living space or bathroom. But that’s ok, there are ways to maximize your space without breaking the bank. If you follow these simple tricks your small bathroom will seem open and airy. And in fact you will get a lot of design possibilities in a smaller space that will be in budget. Continue reading