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Bathroom Remodeling Ideas: 5 Dos and 5 Don’ts Part One

Bathroom remodeling is fun and exciting and it is quite easy for anyone, especially you, the homeowner, to get carried away with the process. There are so many new gadgets out there and even more new products and materials, that it can be difficult to know what you should and shouldn’t do when you are remodeling your bathroom. That’s what brings us to today’s blog post – and it quickly turned into a two-part post, so make sure to keep an eye out for part two.

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Five Dos of Bathroom Remodeling

Prepare for the Unexpected

There are so many things that can go wrong during a bathroom renovation and even more problems that can be uncovered. As you tear everything apart, you may find that there is water damage or mold growing from the continuous moisture in the space. We always recommend that people set aside at least ten percent of their budget for all these unknown issues.

Splurge on Your Shower

Not too many people have the time to soak in the tub in today’s world and if that is the case with you, really pay attention to this do. Showers are becoming bigger and better and you have the option to incorporate his and her shower heads, body sprays, and steam rooms into this space. Everyone has time for a five minute shower and these extras can turn those five minutes into a dream-like fantasy filled with relaxation.

Choose Water Efficiency

You may have a hard time finding a shower head, faucet, and toilet that isn’t water-efficient, but we know that there are still some out there. The reason we recommend that you choose water-efficient items is that you will save money on your water bill, since you will not be using as much water. In turn, that decreased water usage will help the environment. Many of the shower heads that are low flow still deliver an amazing pulse of water while you are in the shower, so you will not need to sacrifice your relaxation time at all.

Add Counter Space

We all have a lot of stuff in the bathroom and there is never enough space to put it all. In the past, people were more concerned about having two sinks for getting ready in the morning, but now everyone seems to want more counter space. People are in more of a rush in the morning, and no one wants to dig something out from under the vanity when they need it. Instead, they want everything at their fingertips and within reach.

Proper Ventilation

There is no point in renovating the bathroom if you are not going to ventilate the space properly. Moisture can buildup in a bathroom quickly and it will not take long for mold and mildew to grow in yours if you do not take the proper precautions. We recommend that you take the extra step and install a humidity sensing unit that will turn on when the moisture in the air becomes too high.

We hope that our list of do’s and don’ts will help make your bathroom renovation project go as smoothly as possible. We know that you have an idea of what your dream bathroom looks like and we want to help you achieve your dreams without too many problems. Call Bart’s Remodeling today at 312-714-5454 if you’re ready to start the bathroom remodeling process. We’re more than happy to show you how we can remodel your bathroom into something amazing.

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