DIY Home Tips For Bathroom Remodeling

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by Nikky Wates
(Los Angeles, California ,USA)

The bathroom is one of the most important rooms in the house. It may sound funny, but it’s true. Modern design is moving away from the Spartan simplicity of most bathrooms and are focusing more on making the bathroom comfortable, and convenient.

People spend a lot of time in them, so why not improve so that the time you spend there is pleasurable and not merely tolerable.

When remodeling your bathroom you have to keep in mind that your bathroom is not just a place to wash in. It is an integral part of yourhome experience.

First of all, you will have to find out how you can make your bathroom more comfortable. To do so you have to make an inventory of what you have and how you can make it better. Ask yourself the following questions:

How Much Space Do I Have?

You need to take into account how much space you have in your bathroom. From here you can plan what you can add to your bathroom. Do you want to expand your shower area?

Add a bathtub? If your bathroom is already cramped then your options for improving your bathroom are already limited.

Try clearing out some space. If you can, install overhead cabinets and racks to serve as storage space for stuff that would otherwise be cluttered on your bathroom floor.

Your bathroom will be much more comfortable if it is spacious enough to accommodate your movement.

What Can I Do to Change the Ambience in My Bathroom?

Change your bathroom’s ambience from drab to fab with a few renovation tips. Most bathroom tiles are plain and lifeless.

You may want to consider changing them with attractive tiles that give a cozier feel to the bathroom. Consider having your bathroom painted to change its mood.

If you have enough space you may put ornaments in the bathroom – stools, plants, and décor are all options you may consider. Drop by ahome depot to see the latest bathroom implements available.

How Much Will I Spend?

If you have money isn’t a problem, you may consider giving your bathroom a total makeover. If money is tight there are a couple of inexpensive alternatives.

Given everything, the best way to get your bathroom looking great is organization. Reorganizing how stuff is arranged in your bathroom will do wonders towards making your bathroom look wonderful.

Also, keeping your bathroom clean, and setting up your bathroom so that it promotes cleanliness is an important part of remodeling.

What Can I Install to Improve My Bathroom Experience?

Improving what is already there will go a long way towards improving your bathroom. If you already have a shower, consider installing a heater.

You could change your taps, and fittings with chrome or glass materials. If you need them, you could have additional towel racks and curtains installed.

Lighting is another of the important fixtures you could improve. Fluorescent adds a cleaner, cooler feel to the bathroom. Some people prefer using all sorts of lights – warm, neon, and all other kinds of lighting.

If you have noticed how department stores accentuate and highlight their wares with lighting in their window displays, you’d see how important lighting is in changing the mood of a room. Try observing how a particular lighting scheme can improve the mood of any room.

Will I Need Help?

Some remodeling work will require the assistance of a good contractor. If you really want a professional job on the designing end, you could also consult with an interior designer.

Make sure, though, that when dealing with such, you already have an idea of what you want and you are willing to listen, discuss and consider their opinions. You should also make them aware of your budget, and your limitations. They will most likely integrate all of this into a remodelingplan that you can review before approving.

Get To It!

So, convinced yet? The experience of remodeling and renovating your bathroom can be a fun and rewarding experience. If you can get yourremodeling job up to par, your bathroom will no longer be just a room to wash and relieve yourself.

You might even find yourself enjoying yourself in there as well!

Click here to read more about DIY Home Tips for decorating your bathroom

Updated: November 9, 2012 — 2:40 am

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