It’s no secret that when it comes to improving your home’s value, the bathroom is one of the most important rooms in the house. According to the Appraisal Institute of Canada, the ROI of a bathroom renovation is between 75% to 100%. However, an entire renovation isn’t always required. Modern updates to your bathroom will not only increase your home’s value, but they can also provide greater comfort, appeal, and lower your energy bills.
We asked a few of the bathroom renovation experts at Doyle Plumbing for their insider tips on how to update and remodel a bathroom.
Think twice about ripping out that bathtub!
A lack of bathing options for small children and babies make a home unappealing to young families. Instead of completely replacing the bathtub, you can update the tub itself or convert it into a bath/shower combo.
Consider using glass doors.
As a building material, glass is relatively cheap, but since it needs to be custom ordered most homeowners skip past it during bathroom renovations. Have a glass door installed on your shower to give your bathroom a higher-end look and feel. Yes, it’ll cost more than a shower curtain, but it’s the smartest way to achieve a spa-like atmosphere and looks great for resale.
Choose long-lasting tile.
If you are considering new tile, here’s how to keep your budget in check while adding some luxury to your bathroom. Consider using porcelain tile for a glass tile mosaic without the high price tag of marble. You can also spend less by using high-end tile for just the shower or bathtub and painting the rest of the room using a soothing colour palette.
Save more with energy-efficient upgrades.
Whether it’s a new toilet, shower, or sink faucet, water-efficient models now have modern designs that offer improved performance. Leading manufacturers have responded to consumer demand for energy-efficient products by offering a wide range of spa-like colours and finishes. According to real estate experts, these improvements will help sell your home faster, too!
If you’ve been thinking about updating or renovating your bathroom, there’s no need to feel overwhelmed – consult with the experts at Doyle Plumbing. As a team of fully licensed plumbers and contractors, they can supply and install a full selection of bathroom products.
Doyle Plumbing also offers complete bathroom remodelling services, right down to the paint colour or tile of your choice.
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