Perhaps, the first and most important thing you should do before you start the renovation of the bathroom is not the choice of collection of ceramic tile, bathroom, toilet or color of a stretch ceiling. This is neither tiling nor the installation of plumbing.
The real question is how comfortable, practical and ergonomic your future bathroom will be for you and your family. The first thing you should do is to answer this question.
The thing is that 5 x 8 bathroom remodel is the most significant item of expenditure in the overall budget of the estimates. Usually, bathroom repairs are intended not for 1-5 but for 10-15 years. That’s why it is so important to pay particular attention to the planning of space in the bathroom, so that in future it pleases you for many years and you get aesthetic pleasure from the use of bathroom (instead of feeling uncomfortable).
So, you should decide where and how the all functional nodes of the room, such as bathroom (or shower cabin), washbasin, toilet, washing machine, socket, rack, etc. will be situated. That is, first you have to consider the whole 5×8 bathroom remodel ideas and think about how to preserve maximum space to make a bathroom comfortable and practical, to prevent the difficulty of access or use of certain objects during the facilities management.
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Complex 5 x 8 bathroom remodel consists of the following steps:
- The choice of building materials, tile, sanitary ware and fittings
- Layout and transfer of engineering communications (water meters, filters, sewerage, fan tubes, etc.)
- Preparation of the basis for fitting the tiles (leveling of walls and floors and giving them perfect geometric shapes). You can read it more about it in the article called “Why to plaster the walls before laying the tile?”
- Laying the ceramic tile/porcelain stoneware
- Installation of ceilings
- Installation of sanitary ware and fittings
We should say that bathroom is a premise that doesn’t have the most favorable domestic conditions. High humidity, sudden temperature changes and splashes of water — all this imposes certain requirements on the materials used for the remodel and finishing of apartments. After all, such transformations must give not only beautiful but also long-term result.
As a rule, such premises are finished with ceramic tile resistant to moisture, chemical influence and temperature changes. It is also easy to keep clean and durable, while the selection of colors and forms of this finishing material can meet any demands. The disadvantages of this finishing option include relatively high cost and long laying process, which includes careful preparation of the walls.
What should you take into account when hiring a brigade and making a remodeling?
For 5×8 bathroom remodel, you always need a brigade that can perform the work with high quality and in time. Before signing the cooperation agreement, you should pay attention to the following points:
- realized (finished) projects of this company;
- existence of contract and types of the services offered;
- terms and conditions of work.
Please study 5×8 bathroom remodel cost carefully. After that, it will be clear whether you can afford services of this company, considering the cost of materials. How to determine the adequacy of prices? Very simple.
Compare the prices of several companies. In this way, you can define the price level on the maintenance market. The quality must correspond to the price.
Before starting the remodel work, you should devote time to the organizational matters. The end result depends on it. You should participate in the following processes: cost estimation, audit, timing, etc.