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Tips On Remodeling Your Dream Bathroom

Oct 12, 2007
Remodeling your bathroom is a task that most homeowners either look forward to or dread, depending on just what condition the room is in before the project starts.

If it is an old bathroom in much need of repair, then it may be a dreaded event, since you may not know exactly what all is wrong with the room. You might discover some unpleasant surprises as you tear out everything from the floor to the ceiling.

If, on the other hand, the remodeling project will be for purely cosmetic reasons, it may end up being an exciting time for you, since you will hopefully be getting the bathroom of your dreams.

Depending on your budget, there are several different materials that you can choose from for the flooring and walls in your bathroom. Ceramic tile is pretty standard, but if you have a little more money to spend, you may want to go with travertine or even slate or marble.

The material and color that you choose can give your bathroom a truly original look, especially if you decide to use a custom layout for the tiles. Subway tile can give a bathroom a very modern look.

Another aspect of the bathroom you may want to consider upgrading is the toilet. Dual flush toilets are popular, since you can adjust the amount of water necessary to flush the toilet depending on what the toilet has in it at the time.

Urination requires much less water to get rid of than the alternative, so purchasing a dual flush toilet may end up giving you a break on your water bill at the end of the month.

You can install some custom shower heads or even multiple ones, although this may involve installing some custom plumbing as well, which can be a little on the expensive side. Additionally, you may be surprised at what your water bill looks like at the end of the month.

Your tub is another important feature of the room that you need to consider while remodeling. It is important to make sure that you have a tub that is large enough to accommodate the largest person in your house. Installing a Jacuzzi could be a good idea if it is in the master bathroom, but these can be put into guest bathrooms, as well, if you can afford it.
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