bathroom remodel

Planning That Badly-Needed Bathroom Remodel

If you are constantly thinking that you just can’t possibly live with your grungy, dated bathroom any longer, you may want to consider doing a complete remodel. After all, most of us have seen shows on TV that demonstrate the benefits of a complete gutting and rebuilding of existing bathroom space. A fact that the shows often gloss over, however, is how expensive these remodels really are. Sure, if you’re willing to hire someone to come in and perform a total makeover, you’re going to end up with a showplace. However, if you have a smaller budget and would still like to make a difference, there are some things you can do.
The Internet is full of websites that show pictures of remodeled bathrooms. While you may not want, or be able to afford, to do your room just like any of the pictures you see, you can choose different …

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Common Mistakes During a Bathroom Remodel Can Be Avoided With a Little Planning

Common mistakes during bathroom remodeling can be easily avoided with a little planning and forethought. Many people start their bathroom remodeling projects without stopping to think about what could possibly go wrong and planning accordingly. Here are 11 mistakes to avoid when you remodel your bathroom.
Planning:
1. If you plan to make your project a DIY remodel, make sure you have the training necessary for everything you want to do. A full bathroom remodel will require skills in plumbing, tiling, flooring, and spacial planning, not to mention knowledge in carpentry and electricity. Many home improvement stores offer free classes to help your remodel go smoothly.
2. Remember to plan room for storage in your new bathroom. Many people forget to leave room for shelves and drawers. Overlooking this step will result in cluttered counters and forgotten towels.
3. New fixtures will be different sizes, so remember to measure your …