With a new year comes new opportunities for your home! If you are considering bathroom remodeling in Denver, but have little to no renovation experience, there are a few things to know before getting started. To ensure you make the best choices for your home, utilize these top remodeling tips from your local granite expert.
Create a Reasonable Budget
Wondering how much to spend on a bathroom remodel? Average remodels range from $5000 to $25,000. That is a huge range! How do you decide? A good rule of thumb when creating a remodel budget is to take an average of five to 10 percent of your home’s overall value. When you budget this amount, it will help you not to overspend and lose money down the road if you decide to sell. Of course, if you have must-have items you are willing to sacrifice costs for in a sale, go for it! Of that budget, set aside a couple of thousand dollars for issues that may arise, such as old pipes, damage, mold, water leaks, etc. Looking for inspiration as you get started? Explore these seven essential improvements
for your next bathroom remodel.
DIY vs. Hiring Experts
For many homeowners, they think they can significantly save on a renovation by doing it all themselves. In some cases, this is true. However, if you have little to no experience with this line of work, you could spend more in the long run. Homeowners often run into issues they are unsure how to fix, leading to time and dollars spent to get started, followed by more money spend to hire someone to help finish the job. If you do not have much experience renovating bathrooms, consider smaller fixes to tackle on your own such as panting, installing small fixtures, and décor.
Choosing the Right Counters
When exploring types of premier counters to install in your new bathroom, you can’t go wrong with stone. Popular types of stone include:
Granite: Durable, affordable and long-lasting. It lasts even longer when sealed, which makes it pore-free, so bacteria do not get into its surface. It is also heat-resistant, perfect for those who use styling tools.
Quartz: Nearly scratch-resistant and non-porous, keeping bacteria and liquids out. This also makes it easy to clean and installation is a breeze.
Onyx: Perfect if you are looking for something different for your bathroom that makes a statement. It has a bold appearance and is available in a variety of colors. Because of its construction, it is ideal for low-traffic bathrooms, such as powder rooms.
Silestone: Made up of a mix of natural stone and quartz, silestone is a non-porous, quality stone that holds up to the everyday use and abuses a bathroom counter takes.
As you prepare for bathroom remodeling in Denver
, HTI Granite and Cabinetry will help every step of the way. From helping you budget to choosing counters and cabinets, we will be your renovation go-to. You can rely on us for our expertise to make the most of your budget. Schedule an appointment today by calling 303-592-9090.