Normally, you would never think of doing any bathroom renovations with the home you have purchased or have had built from the ground up. Normally, certain customizations like the changing of fixtures are enough to get the desired effect that you need. However, there are times when bathroom renovations are needed due to certain factors that must be met. In case you are unable to catch the signs that have been staring at you, here’s a simple list:
- Outdated – if your bathroom has been around since the 60’s, 70’s, or 80’s, then maybe it’s about time that you upgraded and updated your bathroom area. Water stains from many decades of use are hard to remove and even if you manage to remove them, they easily grow back. Updating your bathroom – tiles, sinks, and toilet will help give your bathroom a newer and fresher look.
- Piping – if the water in your sink or shower is weak, the drains are always clogged, and/or the toilet no longer flushes effectively what has been dumped inside it, then you may want to consider having your bathroom renovated. If your bathroom is more than a few decades old, then it is likely that many of the piping are no longer efficient. This type of inefficiency can be a headache on your part. Having the bathroom renovated along with the piping can help solve your water and drain issues.
- Family Needs – if you are having a growing family, having a bigger bathtub can make bathing more fun for the kids. On the other hand, once the kids grow into teenagers, making sure that the shower is working properly and efficiently is very important as most teens these days are always in a rush and no longer have the time to bathe in the bathtub most of the time.
- Safety – if the bathroom area is in very poor condition that makes it unsafe, you want to consider having it renovated to protect both yourself and loved ones who are using the bathroom. Mold issues, electrical issues, broken tiles with sharp edges, and water leaks all are unsafe risks for the household. When no fix seems to work, bathroom renovation may just be the solution.
- Selling – if you are planning to sell the home in the near future, renovating your bathroom area may just be the best way to make the property an easy sell.