Bathroom Renovation

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Bathroom renovation is generally an extensive project requiring a lot of time and planning. Before you even begin your bathroom renovation project, you need to determine how extensive you would like the project to be after which, you would need to get a comprehensive estimate of the project. Detailed planning is essential or you could easily get overwhelmed with the project.

The first aspect of your bathroom renovation would be to decide the breadth of the changes you want to make to your bathroom. Are they surface changes such as changes in lighting or new cabinets? Or do you intend to make structural adjustments such as changing the size of the bathroom or adding completely new features to your bathroom. Asking yourself these questions will help you in managing your project effectively.

If you are not sure what you want exactly, you could browse the internet or home improvement magazines for bathroom renovation ideas. Changes to your bath tub for instance would immediately change the look of your bathroom. You might also decide to add a separate shower cubicle in the bathroom, which might require you to create more space in the bathroom. Creating more space will require the breaking down of walls and maybe an addition of new windows.

When you have decided what kind of bathroom renovation you want, you need to determine if you can implement these changes yourself in a DIY project or if you need professional help. For the basic bathroom renovation project that deals with surface changes, the average homeowner is qualified to easily handle. This is if what you want to do is a simple paint job for instance, or changing the lighting in your bathroom. If it involves more complex changes however, you would need professional help for your bathroom renovation project.

In seeking professional help, you have two choices. You could call in skilled workers at each stage of the work. For instance, when you need to take down walls and build new ones, you could call in a builder and do the same when it is time to install new plumbing. Same with the electrical work or anything else in your bathroom renovation you cannot handle yourself. This method however can get really messy and frustrating. There is no way to know what the time frame is and you might find yourself six months down the line in the middle of a bathroom without walls. The other option would be to go with a bathroom renovation company.

A bathroom renovation company would take care of materials and workers and save you a lot in time and energy. Although they might seem expensive at first, when you factor in the time you will save and the lack of stress involved, the extra price is well worth it. Besides, if you work with a reputable home renovation company, you will receive a warranty on their work.
Bathroom renovation can be a headache and full of frustrations, but it does not have to be that way. It is possible to undertake a stress free bathroom renovation project giving you a beautiful bathroom that will enhance the market value of your home.

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Shawn Hickman is the Search Marketing Manager for Sears Home Improvements. For more information on Bathroom Renovation , visit the Bath Remodel Services section of the Sears Home Services website or call 1-866-238-5142.

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This article was published on 2011/01/22