What to Consider Before a Bathroom Remodel

Whether you are only changing out a few features or remodeling your entire bathroom, doing so is one of the best ways to update a home and bring extra value to any home investment. Bathroom remodels can sometimes be tricky, so knowing what you want to come from the remodel before you begin is very important. This doesn’t mean choosing colors, countertops and accessories, however. Before you begin, it’s important you look at the bigger picture. Below are three important considerations we think every homeowner should make before beginning a bathroom remodel.

Before You Begin

Identify What Needs to Change – Before you begin your project, note things about your bathroom that you find bothersome or problematic. Do you always seem to run out of hot water? Do your towels never dry? Thinking beyond the look of the bathroom will help you cover all your bases. For instance, you may want to consider a tankless water heater to generate an instant, and endless supply, hot water or improve ventilation in the room to reduce moisture in the air.

Look a Your Budget – List the wishes you have for your new bathroom including types of fixtures, and other features and the priority of each. Then look at the changes you want to make to the bathroom. Are you adding an additional sink? Are you moving the toilet? Even the seemingly smallest changes can add up to some of the biggest costs in the end. Make sure before you begin, you know how much you are willing to spend and how much the total remodel will cost. If you go with a contractor for your remodel, choose a contractor that will offer you firm, up-front pricing so you avoid any unnecessary surprises.

Hiring Help – Tackling a bathroom remodel on your own can be difficult and complicated – especially if there are surprises, or you’ve never done a remodel before. When it comes to bathroom remodeling, hiring a contractor to help is often a good move – even if it’s only for part of the job. But, with so many contractors out there, how do you know you’re choosing a company that will be reliable and provide the quality work you’re looking for? Select a contractor who is licensed and insured and offers warranties on their work so you’re sure you’re getting quality work you can have confidence in. It’s also a good idea to check references. Don’t just take their word for it, find out with other customers are saying by reading reviews in trusted online review communities such as Angie’s list.

When you’re ready to begin your bathroom remodel, and you are looking for products, services or just some expert advice, turn to a company you can trust. At Nicholson Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, we have the experience and expertise you’re looking for. We are licensed, insured, warranty all our products and services and we offer fair flat-rating pricing on all of our work.

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