Want to Remodel Your Bathroom? Here’s A Checklist for You!

The idea of renovating and remodelling can get us excited, especially if it’s our bathroom. You might get too excited that you’ll jump right in and start doing the renovation on your own without any definite plan. However, this proves to be a risky move, as you might end up with a topsy-turvy bathroom that looks even uglier than before.

 

The first thing you need to know is that bathroom renovation Adelaide firms can help you with your bathroom remodelling project. However, if you want to do iton your own hands, then what you need is a plan and a checklist. These two items will make the entire project smooth and fast as you now have a clear direction on what you want your bathroom to become. You also have a handy checklist that you can mark whenever you complete a task.

 

Here’s a handy bathroom renovations checklist for your convenience. All the points in this checklist should always be considered in your renovations project.

 

Permits & Testing

  • If conducting a bathroom renovation on a building or your own home, consider securing the following:
  • Building permit
  • Plumbing permit
  • Electrical license
  • Asbestos testing (depending on the age of your home).

 

Demolition

  • Determining the method for removing demolition waste materials (To skip or not to skip).
  • Determine total waste disposal cost.

 

Additional Expenses (Unexpected)

  • Mould
  • Old plumbing
  • Wood Rot
  • Bad wiring
  • Floor falls
  • Pest infestation
  • Incorrect subflooring
  • Any other unforeseen expenses that might occur during operation

 

Framing & Preparations

  • Secure the ideal wood for framing
  • Make the necessary insulation

Gather other essential materials:

  • Vapour Barriers
  • Drywall
  • Waterproof windows (if necessary)
  • Waterproof door (if necessary)
  • Energy efficient sealants

 

 

Plumbing

  • Determine whether you will hire a professional plumbing service or do it on your own.
  • Determine the total cost of a trade.
  • Define the scope of the plumbing project.

 

Electrical work

  • Determine whether you will hire a professional electrical service or do it on your own.
  • Determine the location where you require lighting, heating, and fans.

Secure the following:

  • Ceiling lights
  • lighting for the sink
  • Lighting above the shower
  • Electrical outlets & switches
  • Exhaust fan

 

Bathroom Installations

Determine if the following items need replacement:

  • Sink (if so, determine size & shape).
  • Sink legs, vanity & vanity tops.
  • Faucet
  • Toilet (toilet seat, etc.)
  • Bathroom shower faucet set
  • Shower screen.
  • Shower style
  • Towel rails or ring hook (for wash towels).
  • Soap dish near your tub/shower.
  • Robe Hook
  • Toilet paper holder
  • Adequate storage
  • Medicine cabinet

 

Tiles & Finishing

  • Floor tile
  • Adhesives for tile following gouts and finishes
  • Shower pan tile
  • Wall Tile
  • Mortar for tile application
  • Sealand for floor tile
  • Covers for heat & air conditioning vent
  • Primer for drywall
  • Tile in your soap dish

 

Decor

  • The ideal paint for trim & walls
  • Adequate wallpaper
  • Wall size if the wallpaperis already used
  • Mirrors
  • Window treatments
  • Shower screen design & material
  • Trash bin
  • Artwork for walls
  • Shelving design
  • Towels & rugs design

 

If you’ve managed to put a check on all these items, then you have pulled off a successful bathroom renovation Adelaide. Now you can plan your next big project.