The bathroom might be one of the smallest rooms in your house, but it’s also probably one of the most complex remodeling projects you can take on. From electrical to plumbing concerns, glass and cabinet considerations and more, bathroom remodeling requires multiple fields that one must know in order to reach a successful conclusion.
Major bathroom remodeling can therefore be a somewhat overwhelming task, but referring to this comprehensive checklist of frequent bathroom remodeling tasks should stop you from overlooking major tasks. It will keep you on schedule as you complete your remodel and flush away your old, decrepit bathroom for good!
√ Electrical Services—Electrical services include bathroom lighting, wiring and installing bathroom fans. There are plenty of lighting/fan options for your bathroom, including:
- Track lighting
- Hanging light fixtures
It’s important to only choose lighting options that are designed specifically to stand up to the dampness of bathrooms and will complement the size and style of your bathroom.
√ Flooring and Tile Repair—Repairing or replacing your floor can be one of the most noticeable and attractive updates you can make to your bathroom. However, tile repair and Flooring replacements generally require removal of the old floor, floor preparation, and then installation of the new flooring and in the case of tile, grout as well. Having professionals assist in this remodel will save you time and reduce your frustration.
√ Plumbing—Plumbing work is probably the single most significant aspect to a bathroom remodel. All improvements should be done conscious of the current plumbing configuration, and any changes should be done by a professional plumbing contractor who can also help you find energy efficient solutions for your bathroom. Accommodating your new bathroom design is possible, but a plumbing contractor should be contacted for changes and repairs to:
- Bathtub/Shower heads and fixtures
- Supply lines
- Shut-off and hot and cold mixer valves
√ Countertops and Cabinetry—Replacing your bathroom’s cabinets and countertops is a fantastic update that effortlessly modernizes the entire room. Complete the look by:
- Replacing the vanity or cabinet
- Removing old countertops in exchange for a new granite, marble or tile countertops that increases the visual interest of the room
- Installing a new sink and faucet to complete this cabinet facelift
√ Bathroom Accessories —Don’t leave your towel hanging without a towel rack! It’s important to remember these standard bathroom features as you finish up your bathroom remodeling:
- Towel bars and hooks
- Medicine cabinets
- Wall painting
Remodeling your bathroom will leave you with a relaxing and sparkling haven in which you can escape from the busyness of the rest of your house. Handyman Connection wants to help you complete your bathroom remodel without skipping a single step. As you get your remodel on its way, give Handyman Connection a call and we’ll get you to that sparkling haven faster than you think!