Tuesday, August 18, 2009

How To Plan Your Bathroom Remodel

By Jochan Slovert

Anyone who goes to a home improvement store will undoubtedly encounter a whole section devoted just to bathroom design ideas. The bathroom is now a very popular room to redesign and many homeowners are making the investment. It used to be that bathrooms consisted of just a shower, toilet, and sink with not much more thought put into the room. Now though, you can upgrade you bathroom and make it as fancy as you want by adding any number of additions.

Japan has given us toilet seats that are warm and mirrors that don't fog and these are only a couple of things that you can put into a modern bathroom. New high tech gadgets are coming out all the time for all rooms in the house and the bathroom is no different. Before you go spending a fortune on upgrades though, you might remember the purpose of the bathroom remains the same: a place to take a shower and sit on the toilet!

You don't have to spend a lot of money to come up with some great bathroom design ideas. Yes, if you want to you can spend quite a bit of money buying the latest faucets, sinks, mirrors, and tubs. In fact you can buy almost anything for the bathroom now days. If you are creative, you can find a lot of inexpensive bathroom accessories that will do wonders for giving your bathroom a totally new look. If you don't have the money to spend you can update your bathroom by doing things like changing the paint color and adding a couple of new rugs.

The kitchen seems to be the most popular room to give a facelift to but the bathrooms are right behind. If you want to find some of the best bathroom design ideas, you can look for them in home improvement magazines or by going around your city and going in open houses. If you go to some of the higher end homes, you will see all sorts of cool bathroom designs as well as walk in showers and saunas.

Even if you aren't planning to do an expensive upgrade of your bathrooms, it is advantageous to go to open houses just to get some great ideas that you might be able to incorporate. You will find that the best ideas are ones that you find in other homes where you can acturally see how it all looks. The more time and effort you spend planning things out before you start your bathroom's remodel, the better your chances will be that everything turns out great.

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