What Are the Stages of Bathroom Renovation?

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Are you planning a bathroom renovation? If so, you may be wondering what the different stages of the process are. In this blog post, we'll take a look at the different steps that go into bathroom renovations, from start to finish.

Whether you're doing a complete overhaul or just making some minor changes, knowing what to expect can help make the process go smoothly. So let's take a look at the various bathroom remodeling process.

Step 1: Bathroom Remodeling Must Have a Plan

Starting the bathroom remodeling process can seem like an overwhelming task, but with a little bit of planning, you can achieve the bathroom makeover of your dreams! Before getting started on any construction, take time to consider what your bathroom will look like after it’s all done.

Consider just the bathing area - are you wanting a bathtub enclosure with a walk-in shower, or do you need to be more creative with your shower stall pace in a small bathroom? Perhaps something in between?

Look through design magazines and websites to better understand what fixtures, layouts, and finishes you might want. Keep track of ideas you have during the planning phase so that when it comes time to discuss things with your contractor, you have various options ready to go. If you put in that effort now, your bathroom makeover down the line can be even more magical than you expect!

Step 2: Demolition

Remodeling contractors know that the first, and oftentimes the most difficult step of a bathroom remodel is demolition. Before any wall tile or fixtures can be installed, you need to make sure everything has been removed from the room to start with a blank slate.

This can be terrifying for some homeowners as it does mean potentially damaging structural components in the home, should it not be done with precision and skill. However, experts understand that careful demolitions will ensure your remodel is successful and made properly.

When working with a skilled family builder contractor, you can feel secure knowing that proper demolition procedures will be followed to guarantee the remodel is done well from top to bottom - ceiling to floor tile!

Step 3: Installation - Starting with the Shower Walls

Once the design and materials have been finalized, it’s time to install the shower pan, door, and tub. While some might assume wall tile is the first step, contractors find more success by installing the large pieces of your bathroom renovation first. After all - tile and flooring can always be cut, but you don't want to remove fresh tile or purchase new shower doors because the measurements have changed due to newly installed wall tile.

After the bathing area is complete, it's time for the next largest piece - the bathroom vanity and toilet. This is when your restroom space starts to transform into something truly special! It’s amazing how much of a difference professional installation services can make. Not only are you guaranteed that everything is installed safely and according to code - but with a professional building contractor, your bathroom remodeling process will be as smooth as standard builds without the cookie-cutter appearance.

Step 4: The Finishing Touches

The bathroom remodeling process is nearly complete, and it's time to add the finishing touches. Installing essential bathroom accessories like a shower curtain rod and towel bars is more than just practical; the details found on coordinating soap dispensers and toilet paper holders give the bathroom a cohesive, luxurious feel.

It's important to choose items that complement each other and match the bathroom’s style; sometimes, something as small as a brass shower head can be the initial inspirational piece, whereas other homes must coordinate around modern floor tiles. With a bit of creativity, your bathroom can be transformed into a stylish, inviting oasis. Whatever you decide upon, adding these small but important details can make all the difference.

Get Your Bathroom Remodeling Project Out of Your Head and Into Your Home with RUPP Family Builders

Those who've gone through bathroom remodels before know that once it's done, they'd rather just enjoy the new space. But DIY projects and even many remodelers will leave your bathroom a complete mess. Right at the time you want to relax and take advantage of your renewed space -you might be stuck cleaning dust out of lighting fixtures and tidying electrical wiring.

Have peace of mind that you made a great life decision by trusting RUPP Family Builders! With superior service, expertise, and quality materials, we will make it easy for you to turn your dream into reality. We can't wait to walk you through your process from start to finish to make sure that no detail goes under-appreciated. Contact the RUPP team today!

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