Making Space in the Bathroom
Bathroom design has gained considerable appeal in recent years. In the past the bathroom served only for personal hygiene. Today, many homeowners have reinvented the purpose of the bathroom. The bathroom has become not just a room to carry out personal hygiene, but also a refuge where residents can pamper themselves with a relaxing bath.
Bathroom design requires formulating a good plan. Most remodeling plans begin with a budget. Once the homeowner has determined a budget and goal of the remodel a contractor should be located in order to carry out permitted work. The goal of the contractor is to inform the homeowner and give the homeowner remodeling advice and direction.
Common issues that affect bathroom remodels are space, plumbing and lighting. Most homeowners seek to increase space by knocking down interior walls and choosing smaller fixtures and appliances. Improving space is a major consideration when homeowners are looking to add spas or hot tubs.
For today's bathroom remodel, there are a variety of styles for bathroom sinks. Unlimited sink options exist; from the standard, white porcelain, to the glass, granite, corian or ceramic freestanding basin style. Many bathroom sinks today are preformed sink and countertop combinations made of cultured marble. These are cost-effective and a great way to spruce up any bathroom. With one purchase, you can resolve your sink and countertop design. Owners should get creative and shop around for ideas.
Many owners consider a hot tub to be the ultimate bathroom improvement. Owners are recommended to explore the benefits and features of hot tub ownership. Another popular upgrade in bath tubs is the Japanese soaking tubs. They are deeper than the long shallow Western style bathtub and designed for sitting in with the water up to your shoulders. Some even include massage jets and all the other options you find in luxury lie-down bathtubs.
When it comes to bathroom remodeling, homeowners are far more interested in expressing their individuality and sense of style than they are in following current bathroom design or decorating trends. Whether you're looking for details on incorporating historical architecture, adding a luxurious texture to the wall or you just want to fresh change remember to use a licensed contractor for any remodeling requiring a permit, Sovereign Homes will meticulously design and implement a program tailored to your specific needs. From the inception of architectural and interior design to the completed project, we offer a full gamut of renovation services, undertaking projects as small as a kitchen remodel to a full scale renovation.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Drew Macdonald is an experienced Realtor(R) and rental agent from Marco Island Florida and manager of Direct Home Rentals.