An excellent bathroom remodel can redefine the entire indoor feel and appearance of your home. The bathroom is one of the most important sections of the home in that it is chiefly responsible for the household’s hygiene and cleanliness. As such, the bathroom is supposed to always be in tiptop condition to enhance its functionality. This does not mean that it should have a drab sterile ambiance. As one of the most visited rooms in the home, the bathroom should be as beautiful and as cozy as possible. That is why you should engage in a bathroom remodel as soon as the room starts to lose its aesthetic touch. There are four major steps towards an excellent bathroom renovation project and we will look at each of them in the following section.
Step 1: Project Definition
Before launching any home remodeling project, always start by defining its scope. In other words, you have to specify the size of the project by answering several relevant questions. What changes do you want to implement? Will the remodeled bathroom be in the same place as the old one? Do you intend to change the size? Will you replace all the old appliances and installations? All these questions will highlight your project needs and goals. They will also help you proceed to the next step.
Step 2: Project Planning & Design
The next step after defining the scope of your project and thereby outlining the project goals and objectives is to plan according to all the identified project needs. Theoretically, this is the most intensive phase of the remodel because this is where you create an actual blueprint for the project. The planning stage also involves making major design decisions regarding the project. You will need to create a rough or draft design of your bathroom remodel. The project design will feature crucial physical details and parameters like the floor plan, the size and site of each proposed installation and fixture, the functional and aesthetic specifications of all desired installations, and the overall outlook of the proposed bathroom remodel. Again the project and planning phase will lead you into the next step.
Step 3: Project Budgeting
This is one of the most important stages in the bathroom renovation project because it determines the overall feasibility of the project. For starters, creating a project budget determines whether the project is affordable or not. The budget also highlights all viable and unviable changes. And depending on your market research, you can opt for new appliances and installations or for general repairs and maintenance on some of the expensive ones. Consulting a professional plumber in such matters will be very helpful. For instance, regarding San Diego water heaters, a professional remodeler can advise you to either upgrade or repair your heater to avoid unnecessary splurging on such a costly plumbing appliances.
Step 4: Project Launch
The fourth and final step to a successful bathroom renovation project is the actual project launch. You can launch the project after buying all or some of the required materials and fixtures or you can do so after the launch. In either case, you will need to hire a professional plumber who specializes in bathroom remodels to ensure the success of your project. Some plumbers will assist you with the purchase and acquisition of the required materials. Choose a competent, skilled, well equipped, bonded, insured, certified, and licensed plumber for your project.