There can be a number of reasons to consider bathroom remodeling in Memphis. Maybe you just bought a home and want the bathroom to better reflect your taste. Perhaps you’re considering putting your home on the market and want to increase its value by updating the bathroom. Or maybe you want to incorporate universal design to make your home safer and easier to use during your golden years.
Get a Professional’s Advice
Whatever the reason, it’s always a good idea to discuss your remodeling plans with a professional plumber. Even if you’re an experienced DIYer, bathroom remodeling brings certain very specific complications with it that you need to be aware of before you start the job:
- Know your home’s plumbing system. Before ordering a new toilet, sink or tub, make sure that you know where the pipes run and take measurements to double check how to properly install everything.
- Know your home’s wiring. If you’re ripping up the floor or breaking down walls, you need to know where the wires run in order to avoid damaging your home’s electricity system.
- Review local codes and get remodeling permits if necessary. We cannot stress how important this is. If you don’t do this, you might wind up having to take out your newly remodeled bathroom.
If this sounds intimidating, that just illustrates how careful you need to be when remodeling your bathroom. That’s why you’re best advised to consult with a professional plumber before starting. A professional plumber will be able to help you determine what’s possible in your home and how you can most cost-effectively create the bathroom of your dreams.
With the serious things taken care of, it’s time to simply have fun! Remodeling your bathroom is an opportunity to experiment with styles, colors and textures. There are plenty of inspirational websites out there to help you find ideas, including Houzz.com, hgtv.com and thisoldhouse.com. So take your time and create a bathroom you can enjoy for years to come!
And remember: if you want to be sure the job’s done right, call Stewart Plumbing, your trusted Memphis professionals!