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Bathroom Remodeling Mistakes To Avoid

Avoid these bathroom remodeling mistakes

If you've been dreaming about a bathroom renovation for a long time, then it's easy to get caught up in the design part and completely ignore the practical aspects of such a complex project. While you may have a clear idea of how you want your new bathroom to look, aesthetics are not everything. A beautiful bathroom with poor drainage or ventilation is a disaster in the making.

So, here are some of the most important bathroom remodeling mistakes to avoid when planning a bathroom remodel.

Avoid These Bathroom Remodeling Mistakes

Not Having a Clear Plan

Picking the color of the tile and the style of the sink doesn't really count as planning. If you want to avoid any expensive surprises, you need to have a detailed plan of what needs to be changed, the type of material you want to use, precise measurements of the space, as well as any anticipated costs. This will make the execution process easier and smoother.

Think About the Layout First

One common mistake that most homeowners make when it comes to bathroom renovations is that they focus on looks rather than function. While there's nothing wrong with wanting a bathroom that looks nice, it's important to focus on the layout first and leave the aesthetics for later. For example, if you are breaking walls and moving pipes, you will want to ensure that their new layout will not hinder the functionality of your bathroom.

Be Careful When Choosing the Materials

Constant temperature shifts combined with a lot of moisture make bathrooms the ideal candidate for mold and mildew. That's why you need to ensure that the beautiful wallpaper you are considering for your bathroom is humidity resistant and will withstand the test of time.

Poor Ventilation

While you might love hot showers, your walls and ceiling can suffer from all that steam. The high levels of humidity in your bathroom can lead to mold and make your wallpaper peel. That's why proper ventilation is essential if you want to keep your bathroom as dry as possible.

Ideally, the ventilation would be installed to an exterior wall and be linked to the lights. That way, when you turn the lights on, the ventilation will turn on as well.

Poor Drainage

Improper measurement and the wrong materials can create huge problems that can affect the practicality and functionality of your bathroom. If the tiles aren't directly cut and put, it can affect the drainage. To avoid this problem, you need to be careful when choosing your contractor. We've seen and heard about countless horror bathroom makeover stories that happen simply because of poor choice workmanship.

Kitchen Remodeling by Aldo's Restoration & Construction

Designing the bathroom of your dreams can be an exciting moment. However, it's important to temper your excitement and try to view this project from a practical point of view too. Consult with our team of Charlotte general contractors to share your vision with them, and listen to their advice when it comes to the proper functionality of your bathroom.

Get in touch with Aldo's Restoration and Construction today at (704) 607-9783 for a free estimate!

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