Planning Your Bathroom

Step 1: Setting initial parameters.

Is this your master restroom, shared hallway bathroom, guest bath or powder room? Will you be using this bathroom every day or for guests? Will you be bathing children or washing the canine, for instance?

Step 2: Find your inspiration.

Is your design style more modern or traditional? Take a look at online image galleries, visit your favorite design blogs, and save short publication articles with ideas you like. These will assist you to make decisions as you continue through the planning procedure.

Step 3: Choose a vanity.

The bathroom vanity, as well as mirror or medicine cabinet, are primary to the design and design, so you’ll desire to decide how deep your vanity needs to be and if you require space for two sinks. Maybe think outside package a bit, too. Tip: Floating vanity cabinets and vessel sinks (the bowl-shaped kind that rests on the vanity top) are growing in popularity.

Step 4: Selecting storage and devices.

Do you desire a rollout wastebasket or laundry hinder constructed into your vanity? How about drawer dividers or towel cubbies? Will you desire or need a cabinet above the toilet? This is your opportunity to organize all your everyday needs for the most hassle-free access.

Step 5: Planning your design.

Take standard measurements of the space and jot down your favored positioning of the toilet, vanity, shower, etc. Will you be making significant structural modifications, moving plumbing or electrical lines or just changing fixtures?

Step 6: Adding your finishing touches.

What paint colors do you really love? Which flooring materials look and work best in your area? Consider crown molding, corbels and other accents that can actually bring a room together.

One you’ve made any kind of substantial improvement to your home, it is a smart idea to contact your insurance agent and make them aware of these improvements since additional coverage may need to be added to your homeowners insurance policy. Find an insurance agent near you who can help you make the best decisions about your insurance when it comes to making significant improvements to your residence.