Remodeling a bathroom to make it feel more luxurious and better suit your needs can be a great and affordable way to make your house feel more comfortable. Before you start buying the items that you want to put into your new bathroom, you need to have a residential plumber come to your home to let you know what the cost will be to set up the bathroom the way that you want it to be set up when everything is said and done. The following guide walks you through a few things the plumber will need to know in order to give you an accurate price for the remodeling.
Determine the Placement of the Fixtures in the Bathroom
The first thing you need to do is decide if you want the sink, toilet, shower, and bath to all be located in the same places that they are currently located or if you want to move them to different areas in the room. If the plumber has to relocate items, the cost will increase for the plumbing because it will require more work for them.
Determine the Design Elements You Want for the Room
When you are designing your perfect bathroom, you need to let the plumber know what you are envisioning. If you want to add multiple shower heads to the shower, he or she needs to know. If you want to turn a single-sink vanity into a double-sink vanity, he or she will need to know. If you plan to increase the number of ways that water is fed into your bathroom, the plumber will need to know so that he or she can determine how that can be done.
Determine the Demo of the Bathroom
Talk to the plumber about demolishing or removing old bathroom fixtures. Is that something that you will be responsible for doing or is it something that he or she will do to ensure that you do not cause any damage to the piping in the room. If the plumber does the demo work, you will have to pay them more for their services because they will be doing more work.
The plumber may be able to give you suggestions for the different features that would fit best in your bathroom so that you can create the relaxing oasis you have always wanted. It can take some time for a bathroom to be remodeled so plan accordingly before the work begins.