How does a bathroom renovation work?
Posted: Sep 28, 2019
A good bathroom is a great way to add quite some aesthetic value to your home. It will instantly give the home a facelift and you can feel like it's all new again. But before you just go about dreaming about a new bathroom, you should take your time to understand how a bathroom renovation works. This will help you prepare for what you're getting into.
According to research and reliable resources, average bathroom renovation costs about $10,000 - $15,000. About 20% of the total cost is of the project is always budgeted to labor costs. A great way to save a good part of the money is to get it done by yourself.
In this article, well be taking a look at how a bathroom renovation works. It will be a step-by-step review of bathroom renovation processes.
Decide on the design. Before you decide on when to your bathroom remodeling, you have to pick a design. Ensure that the design is chosen is one that perfectly suits your taste and budget. When choosing your design, you have to consider the color scheme, new fixtures, storage spaces, location of utilities and so on. Essential tools which are used for this design are; Gloves, safety mask, goggles, hammer, chisel, hack saw, utility knife and so on.
Remove or demolish bathroom fixtures. Depending on whether you're performing a partial and total renovation, you have to remove drywall or any fixtures which you would be replacing. Care should be taken to avoid injury or any form of hazard or harm to human health.
Install your new shower or tub and fixtures. Here, you have removed any unwanted fixtures. For the shower or tub choice, you would want to choose an option that suits your new decor and design. As soon as the shower is out of the way, you can then start to install the cabinets and fixtures. If the new fixtures have different dimensions from the old ones, try to adjust it to suit the new design.
Lay down new tiles, hang drywall and finish up the painting. These should be the final parts of the whole design. Ensure that they all match the same color scheme and are attractive without appearing disjointed. When laying down the tiles, you can make use of a mason's chalk to draw on the tiles to ensure that the tiles are correct. Painting the bathroom will give it a much-desired facelift and things will look fresher.
Apply finishing touches to the plumbing. Make sure you add any desired plumbing accessories to the new bathroom. At this stage, the only thing left should be the bathroom. Fixing your toilet in at the beginning of the renovation isn't bad but it could lead to damage to the toilet. If you aren't quite sure of how to install the toilet, you can look online for some guides.
Now, install the trim around the room and mirrors and you're done.
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