People may want to renovate or remodel their bathroom for any number of reasons. Perhaps they are thinking of selling and are just certain that an updated tub, shower, and bathroom vanity would help sell the house faster, perhaps even help to fetch a greater price. Other people might simply want a change of scenery for their bathroom — something that is more modern or better suits their personality. It seems that there are as many reasons to remodel your bathroom as there are bathrooms in existence!
Some of the easiest things that you can do to update the look of your bathroom would be to replace the bathroom vanity. There are many different types of bathroom vanities available, and you are really only limited by your imagination and taste.
You might also think about replacing the shower and tub. You might like the looks of the old-fashioned claw footed tubs and think it would do great in the farmhouse you are remodeling; or you might like to replace your shower walls with tile or even slate, as so many modern homes are doing.
If you are going to do a simple surface remodel, which means you are only changing the look of the bathroom but keeping everything else the same, then you might want to consider doing the majority of the remodel yourself, including installing a new bathroom vanity. However, if you need to do a remodel that goes deeper and affects the plumbing, or if you want to change the layout of your bathroom, then you are likely going to want to hire the services of a professional contractor.
When remodeling your bathroom, look for items that fit both your budget and style. After all, you want to be happy with the new look of your bathroom, but you don’t have to break the bank to do it.