New trends might come but the old ones return as time passes by. If your current bathroom sports a 80s vibe, it might be a good idea to decide on remodeling it. The goal of the remodeling is not only to give it a modern look but also to upgrade fixtures, such as brass faucet, with the current ones that are energy efficient. These modern fixtures help you save water as well as electricity which in turn help you save money.
The big question you will need to ask before deciding on a remodeling is the cost. This will depend greatly on the bathroom size and the projects you are planning to do. In average, bathroom remodeling will cost you a maximum of $10,000. Majority of homeowners that decided to perform remodeling spent between $5,910 and $13,835.
This amount will be reduced for your case if you only decide to remodel a few aspects of the bathroom or if you perform DIY projects. If you are aiming for a complete remodeling, you must be financially prepared to spend more than that amount.
If you want to make sure you don’t want to go over your limit, make a plan of the projects you are planning to tackle and how much it will cost you. There are many things in the bathroom that can be changed or remodeled including the sinks, showers and tubs, toilets, flooring, lighting, cabinets, countertops. Aside from these things you will have to purchase, take into account the installation cost which is usually 20 per cent of the entire remodeling cost.
If you don’t want to spend a lot, it is best to forego changing the locations of the toilet, shower, bathtub and sink but instead you can just replace them with the latest models. You can also get cheaper countertops by choosing granite or materials that are on the lower end. On the other hand, if you have the money to remodel your bathroom as much as you like, you can choose custom made countertops and fixtures. It also worth to invest in copper or brass faucet because of their high quality which will ensure that it will last a long time.