Too many times, when people consider remodeling their homes, they tend to leave one crucial thing because it is believed that it is not so important. This crucial thing left out in the remodeling of their homes is their bathroom. Maybe because they believe that it is that part of the house where no one else sees except themselves. One on the side, they may be right. On the other end, the fact that it’s just for your use does not mean it doesn’t have to look its best. When asked how long has it been since any major remodeling has been done to your bathroom, what is your answer? Five years? Ten? Forever??
As much as we may like to defend our choices, it doesn’t change the fact that a bathroom from ten years ago may not serve you well anymore. Some things will need to be changed, some things to be added, and some things to be removed. It is not even about doing what is trending instead it is more about making every part of your home cozy, classic, and stylish for your use. What changes you decide to make will be determined by what you hope to achieve at the end of remodeling the bathroom.
One of the good things about remodeling a bathroom is that it doesn’t necessarily mean you have to deconstruct your entire bathroom—although you can do that. But instead changing something as little as your shower would go a very long way in enhancing the looks and feel of your bathroom. The extent of changes you make to the bathroom depends on what you are trying to achieve.
Have you also been considering remodeling your house but you didn’t add remodeling your bathroom to the plans? Or you already did the remodeling of your home but left out the bathroom.
Here are five reasons you should consider remodeling your bathroom.
Fixing existing problems
How many times have you overlooked little problems in your bathroom until it leads to a compounded problem? For instance, overlooking that water leaks lead to rotting floors and molding toilets. Take a quick look at your bathroom now and you will see that there are some of these problems there already waiting to be solved. You may also notice some loose tiles and even more leaky taps. Having a remodeling of your bathroom solves all these problems in one go.
Update the look of your bathroom
What if I tell you that your bathroom needs a facelift too? In most cases, you have been using the bathroom the same way for many years and have grown tired of the looks. Even though it is a private space for your family doesn’t mean it had to be the most boring part of the entire house. There is a feeling that comes with entering the shower and being surrounded by an atmosphere you love and not one you have grown tired of. This can be achieved by adding new accessories to your bathrooms or laying new tiles. Whatever the decision ends up being, you will love the modern and fresh look by the time you are done remodeling.
Makes it more functional
When you first moved into your home, there were some things you didn’t consider important in the bathroom but as time goes on and on you begin to see the need for them. That is because as humans, we want to do all we can to be comfortable and make life easy and better for us. Let’s say you moved into the house as newlyweds and now the bathroom has to function for a full household. You can begin to imagine how much bathroom products such as shower screens, bathroom basins, and shower bases would increase the functionality of your bathroom. You get the chance to add this thing to your bathroom during remodeling.
Make your bathroom safer
As important as the bathroom is in the house, it may become a lethal spot when tiles are weak or the floor is slippery. The need to feel safe and also create a safe environment for your children is a reason to remodel your bathroom. As adults, we may be careful as best as we know, but kids are not particularly concerned about the state of the bathroom which is why you need to make it safe for them. When you consider some statistics, you will find out that most accidents at home take place in the bathroom. The path to a safer bathroom is to install wider doorways, slip-resistant flooring, and shower screens, amongst other bathroom products. All of these can be included in your remodeling plans for the bathroom.
Increase the resale of your house
Most real estate experts will tell you that one of the surest ways to stand out in the competition and ensure the quick sale of your house from the listing is to have an up-to-date bathroom. The best part is that it does not even have to be a state of the art. The outlook and feel of the bathroom will be one of the things that a buyer will be on the lookout for and so remodeling your bathroom is a sure trick to get a higher price for the same of your house and also get out of the market on time.
There are so many reasons to renovate your bathroom. Your reason for waking to remodel will determine the kind of remodeling you would have and the kinds of bathroom products you will need. With that cover, if you are worried about the remodeling costs, then you should know that you can make changes to your bathroom with whatever your budget is.
Still not sure what your next step in remodeling your bathroom is, then get in touch with us today. We, at Strukture contracting, would be very happy to walk you through the process. We are Pittsburgh’s leading provider of bathroom, basement, and kitchen remodeling.