by Daniel Bell
The bathroom is the part of the house many of us go to make ourselves feel all clean and pretty. When the room itself isn’t up to standard, however, it can be very difficult to relax in a nice bath or know your guests are feeling comfortable in there. Bathroom renovations can be daunting tasks, indeed, but they needn’t be. Keeping our steps in mind, you can make your bathroom feel as much a part of your home as your bedroom or kitchen.
If you’re looking to redo your whole home, this can help a lot. I’d consider reading this bit about transforming your living room into your relaxing haven, too.
Assess Your Needs Properly
When you’re thinking of re-doing your bathroom, a whole flurry of issues can fly through your head in a second. What needs to be done? What doesn’t? How do you get it all done at once, what do you need to ask your renovators for? Thinking of it as a single task can make it seem like a behemoth. If you take a step back and assess your actual needs, you can break the process down into steps and know precisely what it is you need done. HGTV has a fantastic way of doing this. Their questionnaire helps you identify what your bathroom is needed for and how it can be better.
Get Renovators You Trust
This part is very important. There are lots of companies offering bathroom renovation services. But if you don’t want your make-over to be a disaster, you need to hire a company you can trust. Having a license is essential. You should take a close look at their site to make sure they provide quality bathroom makeovers, as well. We recommend companies that give free quotes, too. If you’re being charged extra for a quote, it’s not too hard to imagine what extras you’ll be charged for down the line.
Jooj It Up a Bit
Bathrooms are highly functional rooms, yes, but that doesn’t mean they can’t have style. As well as sorting out your décor, there are all sorts of little bits and bobs you can consider to add a little chic. This is most important for making your guests feel at home using your bathroom. Perhaps more vital is making you feel comfortable, ensuring you’re as happy spending time in your bathroom as you would be in the living room.
Make It Green (not the actual color)
Being green is becoming a bigger and bigger part of life these days and there is no reason that eco-awareness can’t extend to the bathroom. Water usage is a big problem these days, and one of the problems easily solved by being a bit more conscientious. Here is an easy list of ways you can make sure your bathroom is that bit more green.
Taking care of your bathroom makes it all the easier to take care of yourself when you’re in there, too. Keeping these few points in mind, you can make that tricky room into one of your favorite places in the home.