You might have been dreaming about upgrading your master bath or improving the look of the guest bathroom, but you have been worried about the complexity of the project. But when it comes to bathroom remodeling,
there are ways you can simplify the process—and save some money as well.
Decide on the Aesthetic
This a fancy way of saying you should think about design, colors, and finishes before you get the project started. Are you trying to turn your en suite into a spa-like sanctuary? Or do you need to make a bathroom used by all three of your kids into a more serviceable space? Before you start tearing things down, make a list of the important details you need from the space, including:
- Shower and tub area
- Vanity and sink (including number of sinks)
- Finishes, such as flooring, tile, and paint
- Decide on a Budget
According to the experts at HomeAdvisor, the average bathroom remodeling project costs around $10,000.
Be realistic about what you can afford when you are shopping for all the pieces you’ll need for the project. You’ll soon see that the price of a new vanity, for instance, can vary widely. So can the prices for tiles. Plan accordingly to ensure you stay within budget.
Decide What Will Be Do-It-Yourself Versus Hiring the Pros
Your budget along with your skillset will probably dictate what you can do yourself—and what you should leave to the professionals. For most people, plumbing and electrical are best left to the pros because those are the areas that require the most knowledge. But you can paint yourself. And learning how to lay tile is another area that many do-it-yourselfers can learn and save quite a bit of money.
Decide on a Timeline
When a bathroom is under construction, it can’t be used by your family. Plan your project from start to finish so you avoid having an unusable room for months rather than weeks. Be realistic about how long everything will take.
With proper planning, a solid budget, and some professional help, a bathroom remodeling project doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Follow the tips in this article to ensure your project goes as smoothly as possible. Soon you’ll have a space you and your family can enjoy—and that will give you a great return on investment when it’s time to sell.
The team of professionals at HTI Granite and Cabinetry is ready to help you get your Denver bathroom remodeling project off the ground. By upgrading your bathroom, you will not only add value to your home should you decide to sell, but you can get years of enjoyment out of it in the meantime. At HTI Granite and Cabinetry, we can help you with your entire project, from start to finish. If you want to do some of the work yourself, and we are happy to work with you in whatever capacity you need.
Call us at 303-592-9090 or reach us via our website to get your bathroom remodeling project started. Our experts are here to help you. Contact us today!