Bathroom Remodeling Ideas

bathroom9If you are like most home owners, you may want to remodel your outdated bathroom so that you will end up with a beautiful, elegant and modern bathroom.  However, the problem facing many homeowners is that they are not sure how to go about this project so that they end up with not only their dream bathroom but also stay within their initial budget.

Where to find Bathroom Remodeling Ideas
You can find great bathroom remodeling ideas by visiting new homes or renovated homes in your neighborhood to find out what builders and professional renovators have done.

Builders not only use elegant designs and materials but they also pay attention to price tags in order to ensure a good return on their investment. You can also get many bathroom remodeling ideas from various home remodeling and home decorating magazines. The advantage of visiting new homes in your area is that not only you can see what sort of remodeling was done but you also learn what designs and trends are in demand for your neighborhood. You also learn what type of materials is used.

Bathroom Cabinets
Depending on the size of your bathroom you may be limited in space for cabinetry.  In this case it would be a smart idea to move the cabinetry towards the corner as well as the side so that you can take full advantage of the space you have.

Bathroom lighting Fixtures
Lighting is an important feature and today most bathrooms use Pot lights or lights that are attached to the wall or a combination of both.

If you already have lights that are attached to the wall, you may be able to replace them yourself with a new light fixture.  If electrical wiring is not present, you should hire a professional electrician.  The same is true for pot lights.  Just remember the most expensive part of bathroom remodeling is the labor not materials.  Thus, if you are operation on a small budget, it would be a wise idea to replace existing lighting fixtures instead of paying an electrician to run new wires to different locations.

Bathroom Vanity
Bathroom vanity is an absolute mark of any modern bathroom.  Make sure that you shop around as prices can vary quite a bit.  Check online to see if any store is advertising a wholesale.  For just a couple of hundred dollars you should be able to find a very elegant vanity.  Please don’t try to save money by using cheap plumbing material as it can cause a leak in the future and will cost you much more to fix the problem.

Bathroom Mirror
Bathroom remodeling does not always mean tearing down walls and removing floors.  A large elegant bathroom mirror can greatly increase the overall image of your bathroom.  The best part about bathroom mirrors is that they are inexpensive and you can even hang it yourself without much difficulty.

Bathroom Faucets
Modern and shinny bathroom faucets are another must when it comes to remodeling your bathroom.  Faucets are used whenever someone uses the bathroom and thus they are very noticeable.  You don’t have to spend an arm and a leg on faucets.  There are many elegant faucets that have a reasonable price tag and have lifetime warranty.  Again, check online to see if any store is advertising a wholesale.  A great place to search online is efaucets, you may be able to find great bathroom fixtures at great discount prices.

Bathtub Sliding Glass Screen

Bathtub sliding screens bring lots of charm to your bathroom and it is more durable and easier to maintain than the shower curtains.  You should be able to easily install it yourself by following the manufacturer’s instructions.

Bathroom Floors
If you don’t have ceramic flooring or the flooring is old and ugly, you should install ceramic tiles to improve the image of your bathroom. As with anything else shop around and check wholesale stores as prices can vary greatly from store to store.

Fresh Code of Paint
Don’t forget that a paint job can make wonders.  Once all the above remodeling tasks are completed, be sure to paint the walls and the ceiling.  Visit new homes for sale or look at home remodeling magazines to get an idea of popular colors for your bathroom

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