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Four Bathroom Remodeling Tips

October 10, 2022

Remodeling your bathroom is typically a popular renovation in a home. You either want new flooring, new cabinets, a new sink, or many more fixtures. Your bathroom is your sanctuary, where you go to relax and decompress so wanting to change things up and giving it an aesthetic the way you want is okay. Continue reading on our blog for four bathroom remodeling tips.

Choose the right flooring

When renovating your bathroom, the flooring is obviously important. Your bathroom flooring is the foundation of everything; this will help you decide your color scheme and aesthetic. It is vital that when you choose your bathroom flooring that it is waterproof. You are continuously getting in and out of your tub drenched in water. The last thing you want to stress over is costly repairs due to water damage. Flooring that is easy to maintain and clean is also something to consider when renovating your bathroom.

Flooring types

Here are a few flooring types and designs that could be used during your remodeling process:

  • Laminate flooring
  • Vinyl tile
  • Sheet linoleum
  • Engineered wood
  • Ceramic or stone tile
  • Sheet vinyl

The bathtub basics

The bathtub is the mecca of relaxation for you in your bathroom. Whether you are taking a bath or letting the water run down you in the shower, this is where you achieve ultimate comfort. When remodeling, it is important you know which type of bathtub is right for you. Here are some bathtub types to consider:

  • Alcove – the classic bathtub
  • Walk-in bathtub
  • Freestanding bathtub
  • Corner bath
  • Drop-in bathtub

Lighting and electrical

The lighting in your bathroom is just as important as the lighting in your kitchen, living room, and bedrooms. The way it functions is different compared to the other light fixtures in your home because it needs to be able to withstand moisture, while providing the best lighting possible. It is vital for your safety that you decide to put light fixtures somewhere that will not get as wet and damp. It is important to note that when you are installing outlets, that your outlets are GFCIs (Ground-fault circuit interrupters). This type of outlet will prevent you and everyone in your home from electrocuting themselves.  

Faucet types

When deciding on the faucet in your bathroom you probably want one that is aesthetically pleasing but will also be functional. Here are some faucet installation types that you can use:

Contact Hanson’s Plumbing & Heating

At Hanson’s Plumbing & Heating, we understand that your bathroom is more than just a functional space, it’s a reflection of your unique style and personality. Our experts can transform your outdated bathroom into a luxurious living space. We specialize in bathroom and kitchen plumbing renovations throughout the Central Minnesota and Lakes area. Contact us today!

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