Planning Your Dream Bathroom

Planning Your Dream Bathroom

Determine what are your needs and priorities, you’ll need to discuss this with all members of your family who will be using the bathroom. Discuss your budget range, this can be a touchy subject but not talking about it won’t make it go away! Your design & your material selections determine the price of the job. Be sure to be clear about what are your budget limitations.

Gather pictures and ideas of bathrooms that appeal to you. Show pictures to your contractor, architect, designer and/or decorator. Collect pictures of rooms and ideas from magazines, web pages and books. Also gather pictures and ideas of products that appeal to you. The more detailed information you give, the easier it will be to address your needs.

Consider these questions about your bathroom remodeling project.

Are you thinking about expanding the existing bathroom, if so by how much and the reasoning for the expansion for example adding a larger shower, soaking tub, steam shower, more storage room, private toilet area or a dressing area with or without a sitting area for applying makeup and other grooming.

Will children be using this bathroom? Adults with physical issues, you may want to consider using the new universal design principles.

Would you like to increase the natural lighting with more Windows, skylights, Sun tube

What other things do you want most in your new bath:
  • Cabinetry
    • Knobs or Handles
    • Rollout Shelving
  • Vanity Top Material Options
    • Sinks
    • Faucets
  • Mirrors
    • How Many
    • Size & Shape
    • Options
  • Lighting
  • Toilet Options
  • Flooring Material
  • Tub
    • Jacuzzi
    • Soaking
    • Tub Faucet
  • Shower
    • Seating in the Shower
    • Shower Head or Heads
    • Shower Controls
    • Shower Doors
  • Better Ventilation
  • Grab Bars
  • TV or other high-tech gadgets.
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Bathroom Waterfall
  • More Windows or Skylight
  • Other Accessories
Related articles on bathroom remodeling:

Designing Bathroom

Ideas To Consider When Remodeling Your Bathroom

Shower Remodel Tips

Glass Shower Doors or Shower Curtains

Choosing Shower Hardware Tips

Choosing Bathroom Fixtures

Creating a Tropical Bathroom on a Budget

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