A bathroom remodel is a big step and the whole process can be exciting. Choosing new fixtures and colors might seem the most important but this does not count as preparation. Bathroom remodeling can be tricky since it involves wiring and plumbing. It can be a hard task to complete by yourself hence you need to hire expert contractors. Before the contractor arrives, below are some steps you can take to prepare for the renovation.
The flow of traffic
Assuming that you will still be in the house while the remodeling is taking place, you need to continue with your day as usual. You need to think about where the contractor will park his car and the route he will use from the front door to the bathroom. They will need to make plenty of trips back and forth from the bathroom to the van. To make sure your carpet and floors stay clean, you can make use of carpet scraps and lay them in the path of traffic this not only protects your floor but also it ensures you do not interrupt the contractors’ process.
Remove all mobile objects
In the area where the contractor will be working, ensure you clear his path by removing all mobile objects. In the bathroom ensure that you remove all shampoos, soaps, washcloths and any other mobile items. Remove all bathmats, magazines, trashcans, scales and anything else that might be on the floor. If the bathroom is fitted with a medicine cabinet ensure that you remove everything inside it.
If you are quite handy and you want to start the demolitions you can start by removing the shower door or curtain just so that they do not hinder the contractors work. If the contractor will need to remove the fixtures ensure that you turn off the water to avoid clean up situations.
The bathroom is one of the most critical rooms in any house. Having it upgraded can increase the value of your home but you need to prepare first.
Interested in remodeling your bathroom? Contact the knowledgeable team at West County Renovations today to get started!