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5 Mistakes Made in Bathroom Remodeling

Unlike several remodeling show portrayals on television, the process of remodeling your bathroom takes plenty of time and effort to get right. While you can hire a contractor to remodel your bathroom, you can still commit mistakes that can ruin your plans. Read more about the ways you can ruin your remodeling efforts if you’re not careful.

Lacking Design Ideas

One of the biggest mistakes you can make is lacking a clear idea of where you want to take the bathroom. Contractors need to prepare materials ahead of time, so make sure you have an idea on what to do or hire a designer to help you come up with ideas.

No Precise Budget

Another setback you can place your contractor through is the lack of a specific budget. You can delay the project this way. Research the material and labor costs before you hire someone. By budgeting ahead, you’ll have everything planned, and you’ll protect yourself from someone taking advantage of you.

Lacking Materials Before Starting

The project can slow down significantly if you either lack all the necessary materials before the project starts or try to start without all of them. Avoid delays by selecting and purchasing materials that are in stock, and make sure you buy enough quantities in case you need duplicates. In addition, if you have a specialty item coming along, wait until the item arrives before the project starts.

No Flexibility

Bathroom remodeling sometimes yields unpleasant surprises, such as damaged pipes and rusted drains, that the crew should repair before the remodeling work continues. When creating a schedule for your contractor, allow for some extra repair time. To add, you should have a flexible budget that allows you to pay for surprise repairs.

Choosing the Wrong Team

When hiring contractors, consider several factors about your project, such as your budget, your expectations, and your schedule. For instance, picking a small team will help you when it comes to budget, but the project will take longer. Meanwhile, a bigger team will finish the project faster but will also charge you more. Have a plan ready to show your contractors, which includes your expectations and timeline.      

Sources:

https://www.thumbtack.com/guides/top-5-ways-bathroom-remodels-get-off-track/