Renovating Your Bathroom

The busiest room in any home is your bathroom but it is the one that is mostly likely to be forgotten when you make renovation plans. The first thing that you need to do when considering bathroom renovations is to make plans or a checklist of what needs to be done.  Take a tour of your bathroom and note on your checklist the things that do not work and will need to be replaced, what things that you can do yourself and what you will need a plumber or home contractor to do. If you cannot do a complete renovation of your bathroom, look at your checklist and pick out the top three or four important things. If there are not major or minor repairs such as fixing a leaking faucet, replacing the toilet, etc you can renovate it by painting the walls, replacing the shower curtain, changing the curtain, etc.


If you are doing a complete renovation the next step would be to check all the plumbing, including the pipes, the faucets, the showerhead, toilet, etc to see if there are leaking. If they are or the faucet is dripping all that may need to be done is replace the washer. If you do not know anything about plumbing, you can call renovations builders Brisbane and hire a plumber to do the work. Once this has been taken care of you can move to painting your bathroom.

When painting walls, check first to make sure that are no holes that need to be done first.  Once this is done you will need to paint the walls first with a primer and sealer. Doing this will help to increase the life of your walls and paint, decreasing the number of times you will have to paint. If your bathroom is small you should use a monochromatic paint scheme, which simply means using only one color to paint your small bathroom.  You can use a color scheme of two colors, such as bold and bright colors. If you bathroom is medium or large size.  If you want to protect your walls better you can apply a semi gloss finish to them.

When going for bathroom renovations Gold Coast you may or may not be replacing the floor but if you decide to add this to your renovation plans using tiled flooring is the best bet.  They are less expensive that other flooring for your bathroom, they are the easiest to clean, and come in many different colors and designs. When using tile for your bathroom floor you should also put a non-slip bathroom mat or rug near the tub or shower so you do not slip when getting out.  If you decide to use accents such as a houseplant, do not use more than three or four.