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Bathroom Renovation Checklist

Bathroom Renovation Checklist

Keeping a checklist at hand is an essential part of the remodeling process of a bathroom. Read the one in this article, so that you don't miss out on something important.
Sujata Iyer
So, you've finally decided that it's time for a major bathroom renovation. You have made the decision, but are still worried about whether you've included everything in the to-do list for the remodeling people. Well, that's where we come into the picture. Given below is an extensive renovation checklist that will give you some tips together with some good design ideas. So read and begin ticking off everything that you've included in your list and add the ones that you haven't.

Renovating a Bathroom

When we talk about any kind of renovation, there a few basics that we never forget. But there are some very small aspects that we tend to ignore or forget. And sometimes, unfortunately, these aspects turn out to be rather important. Bathroom renovation is no different. And to help you remember every tiny little detail, we have prepared a checklist that covers almost every possible aspect of a renovation. So, browse through this checklist and get an idea of what all points you need to consider before or during a bathroom renovation.

The Design
One of the first things that you must decide upon before actually beginning the renovation of your bathroom is the layout and the design. Without a confirmed plan, there's no way you can go about renovating a bathroom. To help you out with some design ideas, here are a few that you can try out. Go through them, and take your pick.The Décor
After the design or decorating theme has been decided, the next logical step is to decide what kind of décor will go best with it. Whether it is a small bathroom or a large one, decorating becomes so much easier when you know what you want the final product to look like. There are so many things that go into deciding the décor of the bathroom. Some of these have been mentioned below. Have a read and check if you've missed out on anything.

Color: First in the décor of the bathroom is obviously the color. Check out these ideas that may help you out with making a choice for the same.If you're not planning on getting the bathroom painted, here are some other ideas that you can utilize to make the walls of the bathroom look nice.Flooring: The next point that you need to decide upon is the flooring. This is of utmost importance because the kind of flooring you have must match with the overall theme and style of your bathroom. Plus, it should be within the cost that you have planned. Also, your entire family must be happy with it. Given below are some of the options that you can explore.

The best option for flooring your bathroom would definitely be tiles, and among the different tiling options, here are a few of the best ones.
  • Ceramic Tile Flooring
  • Glass Tiles
  • Porcelain Tiles
  • Slate Tiles
Apart from tile flooring, you can also check out these options for a different flooring in your bathroom. They are unique, but are quite popular when it comes to flooring for bathrooms.
  • Concrete Flooring
  • Laminate Flooring
  • Wood Flooring
  • Vinyl Flooring
  • Hardwood Flooring
  • Bamboo Flooring
Vanities: Now, after finishing with the flooring ideas, we need to go ahead to the next point that is quite important as well: the bathroom vanities. What all should bathroom vanities encompass? Basically, it is all the basic and necessary components of a bathroom. Here are the main ones that you absolutely need to have.Shower: After you're done with the vanities, one more crucial factor in the bathroom is its shower enclosure. There are numerous stylish and fashionable shower designs that are in vogue due to their uniqueness and style. Choose the perfect one for your bathroom, but don't forget to check these different aspects within the shower that make it complete. Also keep in mind that you have a fixed budget for the remodeling. So choose accordingly.Bathtub: After the showers, the next thing that needs to be taken care of is the bathtubs. The types of bathtubs that you can have are a shower tub combo, or a small soaking tub. Alternatively, you can also go in for a comfortable and deep soaking tub instead. If you have an elderly person living with you, then the best option would be a walk-in bathtub. Once you've picked out the type of bathtub you want, you can go about the refinishing, taking into account the following very critical points.
  • Plumbing
  • Faucets
Lighting: Apart from all the points in the checklist mentioned above, also pay attention to the lighting, so that it is well-lit to prevent any accidental injuries. While deciding on a particular lighting idea, pay attention to things like light fixtures being set up properly and that you are well within all the electrical safety norms that have been laid down.

With that checklist, I hope you have been able to fill in the blanks wherever required and are now ready for a full-fledged renovation! So go ahead and transform your bathroom into a masterpiece!