A bathroom is a place that we all have to spend time in. Our guests and loved ones have to use it, too. This makes it maddening to live with a bathroom that you don’t like. But, getting a bathroom fitted isn’t cheap, and it doesn’t give you the choice you might want. So, why not do it yourself?
In the past, hard to operate tools and fittings made installing your own bathroom a nightmare. But, with modern methods and technology, it’s much easier. You just need to be confident in yourself and be sure that you have a steady hand. This post will help you through a simple process, which will give you the knowledge you need to start work.
- Planning Your Bathroom
To make the building process as slick and simple as possible; you need to plan the bathroom before anything else. First, get your hands on an accurate measure, and get the dimensions of the bathroom. Make sure that you always measure twice, as this data will be instrumental in the success of this project. Then, using an online tool, design the bathroom’s layout. Try a few layouts to inspire yourself.
- Designing Your Bathroom
Now, you can get to work choosing colors and styles for your bathroom. Using the same tool that you used to plan the layout, you can design the bathroom as well. Most bathroom retailers have their own tools. Their tool will only include the products that they sell, so you should look at as many as possible. This is a great opportunity to find those bathroom vanities that take your breath away. Or the beautiful baths that you might have otherwise ignored.
- Buying Your Bathroom
When it comes to buying the parts for your bathroom, you’ll want to save as much money as possible. Once you find something you like, look it up using Google. This will give you some alternatives that are similar. Using the Shopping tab, you will find loads of options at different prices. This will give you a way to compare your choices.
It’s not advisable to buy from a brick and mortar retailer. You’re likely to pay more than you would online, and won’t get a wide selection. But, these places are great to scope out your options. Use shops to visualize your new bathroom, and use the Internet to buy it.
- Getting Help With Tools And Installation
When it comes to getting your bathroom built; you might have to do some research. You can find thousands of helpful video guides on Youtube.com. A lot of tool manufacturers also release videos to help their customers. Use Google to search for a tool or a part, and you’ll find loads of results.
You are almost certainly friends or family with at least one handy person. Use people around you to help you when you’re stuck. Don’t let others do the work, though; have them teach you to do it. Then you’ll never need to ask for help with it again!
Obviously, you’ve got a lot of work to do. But, hopefully, this will take this edge off of it a little bit. Good luck with your new bathroom; you’re sure to love it.
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Thanks for the motivation! I’m no stranger to plumbing but the thought of tackling my own bathroom is a different story!