A lot of people rank the bathroom as their top choice when asked about their home improvement wish list. Bathrooms are probably one of the most volatile parts of a home, and tend to show their age quickest when it comes to their design, style and fixture shelf life. For a lot of people, enjoying their bathroom for its look is an important part of their lifestyle. Remodeling makes it possible to keep the bathroom feeling fresh and getting an updated elegant look.
Deciding to remodel a bathroom takes a lot of time and effort. One might ask how much it costs to do a full bathroom remodel. On average a bathroom remodel project would cost about ten thousand dollars for a single bathroom. Depending on the extent of your remodeling plans, you could end up spending up to three times the amount. There are several design ideas that provide great amenities and how you can maximize the money you spend on your bathroom design.
How to Figure out Costing Estimates for your Remodel
As with any home improvement plan, the first thing you need to do is figure out your cost estimates especially when it comes to a bathroom remodel. There are a lot of resources on the web that provides a pretty accurate estimate of how much material and labor costs per state. There are websites that provide bathroom remodel cost tools where you key in the measurements of your bathroom the kind of materials you plan to use as well as other fixtures you plan to integrate and it provides you with an accurate estimate of how much the entire renovation would be for.
Take the example of a medium sized master bath that is going through a full renovation, complete with amenities and re-tiling. Costing would be estimated around twenty thousand for a hundred and fifty square feet space, with marble flooring, integrated sinks and a standard lavatory fixture, using the same materials for a bigger space would cost as much as three times more. The kind of material, space allocated for the remodel and fixtures you plan to install are critical in gaining the right estimate for your bathroom renovation plans.
What do you need to consider when planning a remodel?
You need to remember a few things when planning a bathroom remodel. One of the things that you need to plan is the extent of your renovation plans, whether you just plan to change the basic elements of the room such as fixtures, lighting and cabinetry or totally change the infrastructure and change your tiles, walls, windows and bathroom appliances. Partial remodels are easy to do and can be done on your own without the help of a professional. Larger jobs would require partial or full assistance from your local contractor to ensure that the installation is safe. Plumbing, electrical and appliance installation normally require professional assistance.
The first step in any bathroom remodel is coming up with the design. Ask yourself, how do you want your new bathroom to feel and look like? This is the biggest decision that you need to think about in order to move forward with your remodel plans successfully. Changing the concept of your bathroom redesign midway can present construction problems and end up ballooning your costs.